The last ice age locked atmospheric carbon dioxide into oceans, which has major implications for how the oceans and carbon dioxide may be linked in the future.
While today we sweat, early modern Europeans froze. Furs to the rescue.
People universally believe scientists' solar eclipse calendars, but vaccine warnings or climate predictions are forms of science that strangely do not enjoy equivalent acceptance.
Set aside the politics. If by some miracle we turned off carbon emissions immediately, how would the climate respond?
By 2167, genetically designed, digitally enhanced humans with Internet-connected brains will live with intelligent machines in a transformed environment and maybe even among the stars.
NAFTA renegotiations may see provisions from the Trans-Pacific Partnership revive like zombies. We must remember their failures - on income inequality, labour and environmental protection.
Donald Trump has fulfilled his pledge to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement struck in 2015, leaving China and Europe with the job of preventing other nations from following suit.
Weather forecasting stopped looking for patterns in the past, and started using numbers to look solidly at the future.
Insisting that science has a monopoly on the truth invalidates dissent and undermines what should be an open dialogue between science and society.
An interactive map of global carbon-dioxide emissions, from 1750 to 2010, provides a better understanding of the roles of different countries in the ongoing climate crisis.
For over 20 years, Kenya’s Laikipia region and its neighbours have witnessed violence between January and April over location and geography.
Everything you need to know about the 'Indian Ocean Dipole' climate phenomenon.
Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie responded to The Conversation's request for sources and comment regarding our FactCheck on her climate change comments.
A grassroots opposition movement against the Donald Trump presidency is growing. The question is can it be harnessed into globalised sanctions campaign?
2016 was Australia's fourth warmest year on record, capping off the hottest decade.
In the Pacific region, customary laws could create problems when implementing international law associated with climate change.
Intelligent trade policies can help limit the threats, including food security, that come with an uneven distribution of water resources across the globe.
Will 2017 be a 'bbq summer'? It depends on changes in the jet stream.
Scientists thought they were closing in on one great new treatment but may have found another instead.
Most people in Australia's southeast are familiar with the stormy weather known as East Coast Lows. But they might not realise how much scientific progress has been made in understanding them.