Climate change affects power plants in Indonesia, eventually disrupting energy supply to consumers.
Temperatures are soaring and bushfires are decimating Australia's wildlife. So how can we avoid creating a breeding ground for mosquitoes when putting water out for thirsty birds and animals?
The latest bushfires cannot be compared to Ash Wednesday or Black Saturday. Our nation's fire history is being rewritten.
Despite more rainfall, devastating hot and dry spells are projected to become more frequent in the Upper Nile basin in the future.
The Bureau of Meterology says persistent drought and record temperatures were a major driver of Australia's fire activity, and the context for 2019 lies in the past three years of drought.
University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor Deep Saini and Michelle Grattan on the big issues which have shaped political discourse.
Love it or hate it, winter means snow and ice for much of the US. In many places, though, snow is becoming a scarce resource.
A drying climate and the arrival of people together finished off Australia's megafauna.
Both drought and violence drove many Syrians out of their homes; even if the war ends, the continuing difficulty of farming will make it hard for them to return.
Australia is heading into a scorching summer, but the factors causing the hot and dry weather are expected to ease later in the season.
Australia's capital cities have collectively lost 30% of their stored water over the last six years. But this loss is not evenly distributed across the country.
A researcher who's worked for decades to improve the health of the Murray Darling Basin fears the coming months will be among the worst in history.
The ‘New Bradfield’ scheme seeks to revive a nation-building ethos supposedly stifled by bureaucratic inertia. But there are good reasons the scheme never became a reality.
Not all droughts are the same and South Africa needs to have a targeted approach to each type.
Minister David Littleproud on bushfires, drought, and the Nationals.
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In this podcast, David Littleproud says "as elected officials, we've got a responsibility" to wait for the right time to talk about the link between climate change and the ongoing bushfires.
What caused the rise and then collapse 2,600 years ago of this vast empire centered on Mesopotamia? Clues from a cave in northern Iraq point to abrupt climate change.
Politicians and the media often stoke tensions between the city and the country. Nowhere is this more common than on the issue of land clearing – and the consequences can be tragic.
The impact of climate change on agriculture and food production is clear: the sector will suffer. Here's what needs to be done.
They escaped to the coast for the quiet life, but now sea-changers are in the path of monster fires.
Geoff Crisp and Michelle Grattan discuss the government's measures to help those hit by the drought, the ALP's election post-mortem release and Labor's recasting of its policies.