Long-standing assumption that humans killed large mammals 4.5m years ago has been debunked by researchers -- but some experts still think humans played a part in the demise of biodiversity
Cyclone Idai hit poor countries the hardest and shows why disaster resilience is a necessity.
'Natural climate solutions' are vital. But huge plantations of the same tree should not count.
After repeated bleaching in 2016 and 2017 corals on the Great Barrier Reef are producing far fewer offspring.
Climate change has caused a 60-fold increase in active landslides on one Canadian Arctic island.
Cities need to pay attention to how extreme weather events effect their resources.
Pollen is ancient, but in recent times, it's getting worse. An allergist offers ways to manage the suffering and enjoy the spring.
The global population will top 9.5 billion by 2050 – but cities could play a major role in making sure everyone has enough to eat.
Environmental taxes encourage consumers to conserve energy or switch to less carbon-intensive fuels.
Focusing on everyday politics can help explain why powerful interest groups undermine policies that might improve the public good.
States are folding the social and economic costs of burning fossil fuels into their electricity policies, giving utilities a financial incentive to reduce greenhouse emissions.
For decades, New England students took field trips out into the Long Island Sound. Their data show how quickly the sound is warming, leading to fewer American lobster, rock crab and winter flounder.
Labor would aim for a new threshold under a revamp of the existing safeguards mechanism of 25,000 tonnes of direct CO2 pollution annually, which would be phased in after consultation with industry.
A climatologist who studies precipitation trends explains how climate change is projected to make flooding events in the Midwest more severe and more frequent.
Extreme events, from floods to droughts to polluted drinking water threatens Canadians' safety.
Imagine a world with climate action, where an army of volunteers work together to improve the environment and influence policies.
The planet's wealthiest people are directly responsible for most of the world's carbon emissions.
A new report suggests New Zealand should rethink climate policy and use forests to offset only agricultural emissions, which make up half of the country's total emissions, and not carbon dioxide.
Media reports are starting to directly connect climate change to its weather effects in local communities. But how you respond to those linkages depends on what you already think about climate change.
Small-scale renewable energy projects can power rural areas not connected to the main grid. But investors may hesitate if future electrification remains unpredictable.