It helps if you imagine the ground here on Earth as a big heater. It keeps us warm, and if you move away from the heater you feel cold.
Workplaces the world over tune their thermostats to 22C, because this supposedly optimises mental performance. But the factors that underpin a productive office are much more complicated.
Winter comes with colder temperatures. You and your body can work together to stay comfortable.
When you're warm and cozy inside, it can be natural to wonder if the animals you see outside your window this winter are doing OK. Don't worry – they're doing better out there than you would.
Everyone has a different ideal temperature at any given time. It could be more comfortable to monitor people's body temperatures and adjust heating and cooling in response.
Climate change threatens to cause mass extinctions – but how, exactly? New research suggests male fertility may be the weakest link.
It's not as simple as saying you won't 'feel the benefit'.
Data and statistical analysis were used to find an association - if any - between extreme weather conditions and crime in South Africa's capital.
People with dementia can become agitated or distressed when the temperature isn't right, but some aged-care facilities aren't designed or operated to keep them comfortable.
Climate mitigation efforts are unlikely to be enough to save critical ecosystems like the Great Barrier Reef. We may need to consider more radical environmental engineering.
There are competing claims over what the optimal office temperature is. Here's what the research says.
New research has discovered brain receptors that sense heat also play a hand in appetite.
How to move beyond the warm words about tackling urban heat islands to doing something about them.
Major airports around the world will see more frequent flight restrictions in the coming decades because of increasingly common hot temperatures.
Schools need to have a formal policy in place for how to deal with heatwaves effectively and keep children cool and well.
Australia's wheat harvest has stalled over the past 26 years, and worsening weather is to blame.
2016 was Australia's fourth warmest year on record, capping off the hottest decade.
Global temperatures like 2015 will by normal by 2030, and Australia's record-breaking 2013 summer will likely be an average summer by 2035.
The female body should maintain warmth better than the male, but this doesn’t seem to be the case.
Since April 2015, each month has been the hottest on record and it's the longest hot streak on record.