In 2017 18.8 million people were displaced by natural disasters, with floods accounting for 8.6 million. Climate change is poised to drive those numbers higher still.
To reduce the impact of its activity on the environment, a company must take into account not only the effects generated by its production, but also the end of life of its products.
Company directors have been put on notice about their duty to consider and disclose climate change risks. And to do that properly they need to call on the expertise of accountants.
Nigeria can make some changes to harness its energy resources and lower its carbon footprint while providing power to its people.
For the first time research has quantified the global carbon footprint of tourists. It's big – and getting bigger.
Warnings that a tide of electric vehicles will cut Australia's tax income put the cart well before the (low-emissions) horse.
Politicians and economists call for emissions cuts while also embracing free trade – they can't have it both ways.
The world needs more affordable housing with a lower environmental impact. The stabilised supermud brick could be the answer.
The maritime pollution that drifts to dry land, causes an estimated 400,000 premature deaths and 14 million cases of childhood asthma each year.
A recent study suggests that divesting in fossil fuels not only allows investors to address their climate change concerns, it also reduces financial risks and increases financial returns.
While new buildings may be the glamorous eco-home pinups, retrofitting existing homes is the main game when it comes to creating energy-efficient, comfortable housing stock for all Australians.
New research finds small drones on short deliveries use less carbon than the equivalent vehicles.
With the US announcement that it would withdrawl from the Paris Accord, several American states are mobilizing to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
Every December Australia's air travel peaks, as we travel to family and friends (or flee on holiday). Many buy carbon offsets for these flights – but what do they actually do to our carbon emissions?
Sun, wind, waste biomass, geothermal, tides and waves: all these energy sources in Sydney's backyard add up to a zero-carbon energy solution for the city.
The CO2 we produce when we put up buildings is large and virtually unregulated.
After three years in which global carbon emissions scarcely rose, 2017 has seen them climb by 2%, as the long-anticipated peak in global emissions remains elusive.
Green détente options could help South Korea ease the diplomatic tensions in the region.
Amu Coal a Kenyan and Chinese consortium is set to build a coal plant in an area untouched by industrial development. The emissions alone will double the country’s energy sector's CO2 emissions.
Government payments to keep Australia's oldest coal plant running amounts to a carbon subsidy. It's worth looking at the financial – and carbon –