Global temperatures are poised for another record-breaking year. As incomes rise around the world and global temperatures go up, the use of air conditioning is poised to increase dramatically.
Study using tree ring data and climate projections shows that buildup of CO2 will not benefit most northern forests and that growth rates will actually fall.
A five point plan to give Britain an approach which tackles climate change while fostering growth.
For birds migrating to the top of the world, the warming climate could severely contract the available space they have to breed.
'Adaptation' will help deal with the next decade or two of global warming. But what about key energy or transport links that are expected to last a century?
A scientist dips her toe into a new form of group-based performance art: devising new words to describe new feelings and phenomena of a rapidly changing world.
Amid the gloom, here are some hopeful signs that we can meet our climate obligations.
Understanding how drought is impacting on livelihoods and local governments can help in the development of longer term climate adaptation responses.
Australasia's warming in recent decades is unprecedented in the past millennium. But a mistake in the paper reporting this finding took four years to fix, and was viciously attacked by bloggers.
What's in store for key policy areas, from health to education to infrastructure to asylum seekers, under a returned Coalition government?
Beware dumbing down.
The new 'carbon budget' has eased fears of a post-Brexit 'coup' by Tory climate sceptics.
Australia’s conservation laws presume that we can preserve everything in its natural state. But in a changing world, we'll have to be more flexible than that.
The world has global authorities for trade and security, but not for threats to the environment. It's time the natural world got its own version of the World Trade Organisation or UN Security Council.
We only have enough food stocks to last 3-5 days, and Brexit has suddenly made things seem worryingly fragile.
Green and cool (reflective) roofs are effective tools for cooling overheated cities. Research in Chicago shows that their impacts depend on local conditions, so planners should site them carefully.
Current climate pledges mean emissions will be too high in 2030 to stop dangerous global warming. But there are a number of things we can do to fix this.
On the big national policies affecting non-metropolitan Australia, such as agriculture and trade, the major party differences are minor. That's why the election focus turns to local projects.
Making expanded fossil fuel production the core of U.S. energy policy, as proposed by Donald Trump, and backing out of climate agreements would cost the U.S. economy billions and transform the planet.
There's been a deafening silence in recent Australian elections over the environment. But it hasn't always been the case.