Cumbria council has approved the £165m Woodhouse colliery – and highlighted the failings of national climate policy.
If society is serious about a Green New Deal, we'll need universal basic income to implement it.
Climate change is making hurricanes more destructive, and may have boosted the intensity of cyclone Idai that hit East Africa last week.
Ticks are generally inactive in the winter and start to look for their next meal as temperatures warm up. But as winters warm, every season may become tick season.
The Indian summer monsoon rainfall affects the lives of over a billion people. By looking at how prehistoric climate changes affected it, scientists can contribute to its future prediction.
Many nations are restoring degraded tropical forests to slow climate change, protect endangered species and improve rural life. But those forests often are cleared again soon afterward.
The school strikes are a serious moral challenge to climate inaction, but they must overcome certain challenges to maintain momentum.
How can the climate strikers' demands of system change be met?
Even before the British billionaire invested US$1 billion in making the region 'climate-smart,' Jamaica, Barbados and Dominica were pioneering a renewable energy boom in the Caribbean.
Leigh Sullivan speaks with Michelle Grattan about the week in politics.
Facing up to the horror of climate change can help us work towards a more sustainable culture. Young people are leading the way.
Climate change is inevitable. Our response to it isn't. Researchers investigate the many ways life on Earth could be different by taking radical action on climate change.
What's the best thing I can do to help the climate? How long is the planet going to last? These questions and more answered by a climate scientist.
The week highlighted, yet again, that instead of a credible energy
policy, the government has only confusion and black holes.
When politicians caution against student strikes for climate action, they are going against the aims of Australia's curriculum to develop citizens with a social conscience, willing to take action.
A plant-growth-regulating spray might be the solution for vineyards affected by heatwaves.
There are more than 1.3 million young Australian voters in NSW, but they feel excluded from traditional politics. To win the youth vote, politicians must address the key issues that matter to them.
When it comes to environmental activism, optimism is key.
Supermarkets and farms have acted to ensure they discard fewer "ugly" and "wonky" fruit and vegetables. However, the bulk of the problem lies with households.
Weather-related catastrophic events have cost Canadians more than $17 billion in the past decade. That only stands to grow, unless building codes change to make homes more resilient.