At a time when storms are becoming more frequent and severe, relying on levees for flood control can create as many problems as it solves.
Good communication about climate change requires much more than just alarming messages about all the scary impacts of a warming planet.
The fossil fuel industry depends on massive government support, which makes the public foot the bill for a harmful and uncompetitive industry.
A significant change in political mentality is required to shore up one of Africa's leading lights.
Our body is able to regulate its temperature very effectively, but heat waves can damage certain organs if we are not careful…
Australia has well established urban design guidelines, whereas many Chinese cities don't have any – and it shows. But Australia can also learn from China.
At best, planting trees won't be enough on its own to slow climate change. At worst, it's a dangerous distraction.
Cuba is offering a compelling example of how we can take care of each other during the climate crisis with its work training doctors on Kiribati, a nation that is being devastated by climate change.
Some 58 metres of sea level rise is locked up in Antartica's ice sheets, and it's melting faster than expected.
New research indicates that rising temperatures can push those who prefer sweets to drink more sugary beverages, not water. This has significant implications for public-health policy.
Cities make their own climate, so such like-for-like comparisons are too simplistic.
The fervour over plastic waste is not as informed as it ought to be. It is time to focus on more significant dangers to the environment.
The Committee on Climate Change criticises slow progress, but has little to say about how to reconfigure government to make climate action a priority.
The species which surround a tree in a forest make up the character of its neighbourhood. Good neighbours can make forests resilient to climate change.
Western states adopted a 7-year plan in May 2019 to manage low water levels in the Colorado River. Now they need to look farther ahead and accept that there will be less water far into the future.
New Zealand has one of the world's largest ocean territories, but the marine environment is at risk from climate change, pollution and fishing.
Australian houses are not designed and built for the realities of climate change
Climate change is accelerating and species are dying out at a record rate. Experts imagine how inviting nature into our lives could help.
Universities play a significant role in the high and rising air travel footprint – and they need to do more about it.
As climate change alters temperature and rainfall patterns, yields of some crops are increasing while others decline. The net result: less food, especially where it's most needed.