Australia’s future prosperity will require bold action on a number of fronts and a deliberate commitment to careful and considered long-term thinking.
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If the right changes are made today, Australia’s living standards could be up to 36% higher in 2060. This translates into a 90% increase in average wages (in adjusted, real terms) from today.
The greening of university spaces, as demonstrated by the University of Warsaw’s library, can also help universities lower emissions.
Academic research has awakened society to the scale of the climate emergency – now universities must lead the way on the solution.
Children often want to have a tangible connection in their giving
Young children should be given a bigger role in deciding which charities their schools and families support.
It seems safe to assume One Nation and Greens voters might have differing views on climate change. But can they change their minds in the face of new evidence?
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We asked 252 Australian Greens party supporters and 252 One Nation party supporters to do some simple maths. Their answers changed when we told them it was climate change data.
Global investors are already mobilizing capital to take advantage of investment opportunities in climate-smart infrastructure, emissions-reducing technology and updated electricity grids.
We need to equip Canada’s financial sector to steer us through a global economic transition on our own terms.
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Though they were against climate action, the neocons showed that diplomacy can successfully be ignored when facing a huge threat.
Turning a corner.
Academic experts on how the humble car could evolve to become an unlikely hero in the global fight against climate change.
New South Wales, which was 100% drought-declared in August 2018, is already suffering climate impacts.
Ten years ago, politicians such as Tony Abbott would routinely voice disdain for climate science. Now, while the policy debate remains fierce, the battleground has shifted to economics and jobs.
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The bold pronouncements of 2019 must mean something through the 2020s and beyond.
A commuter train passes the swollen River Taff, near Cardiff.
The UK has seen drought conditions since 2018, but the flooding of June 2019 shouldn't come as a surprise.
A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet launching from the USS Theodore Roosevelt on full afterburner.
Many current and former US military leaders call climate change a serious national security threat, but few of them mention the Defense Department's big carbon footprint.
It can be tempting to point fingers, but people with other priorities aren’t necessarily bad.
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In the end, climate policy didn't swing the federal election, and for those on the losing side it can be tempting to play the blame game. But listening and respect are much better ways to move forward.
Sawgrass prairie in Everglades National Park.
Federal and state agencies are carrying out a 35-year, multi-billion-dollar plan to restore Florida's Everglades, but have not factored sea level rise or other climate change impacts into their plans.
Diving deeper into our relationship with the environment.
Tens of thousands of students march in Sydney, Australia in March 2019 to demand action on climate change.
Can new language change the way the public and politicians perceive the hazards of the Earth's changing climate?
You may have seen a variant of this meme before. A map of North Africa is shown, with a surprisingly small box somewhere in Libya or Algeria shaded in. An area of the Sahara this size, the caption will…
High tide at Nukatoa Island, in the Takuu Atoll, Papua New Guinea.
Rising sea levels and tectonic activity have eroded the coastlines of the low-lying Carteret Islands in the South Pacific.
A western ground parrot being released with a GPS tracker fitted.
Here's how climate change affects recovery efforts for the elusive western ground parrot.
A scientist explains how global warming is affecting the entire world – from the mountains, to the sea.
There’s a difference between not believing and denying the science on climate change.
Calling all people who don't agree with climate science "deniers" is neither accurate nor helpful.