For decades Australian scientists have, clearly and respectfully, warned about the risks to Australia of a rapidly heating climate. After this season's fires, perhaps it's time to listen.
The science says that more or better climate education won't convince sceptics. Here's what we can do instead.
Satellite research confirms its enormous ice sheet is melting faster than most scientists predicted.
To help humanity change its carbon course, we climate scientists must shed conservatism, refocus our research, and rethink what level of existential risk we're willing to offer world leaders.
Penny Whetton made the lives of those around her richer, more interesting and more human. Her death leaves a massive void.
With her climate strike, Greta Thunberg has upended climate politics and posed the key question of who are the real radicals in current discussions.
Rising sea levels, unstable weather, and a much smaller carbon budget.
Every word of the 40-page summary document has to be agreed by representatives of 195 governments.
Climate change isn't just a technical challenge – it also involves ethics, social justice and cultural values. Insights from literature, philosophy and other humanities can produce better solutions.
Here's what we already do – and don't – know about the link to climate change.
A climate scientist goes to work – at 8,500 metres.
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.
Calling all people who don't agree with climate science "deniers" is neither accurate nor helpful.
Climate scientist Mark Maslin talks to his 13-year old daughter about why she's going to a climate strike.
A paleooceanographer describes her ninth sea expedition, this time retrieving cylindrical 'cores' of the sediment and rock that's as much as two miles down at the ocean floor.
Climate change science was driven by curiosity in the past. Now climate researchers need to focus on managing the risk of global warming's ill effects.
New and stronger evidence confirms global warming will mean more intense and frequent floods, heatwaves and droughts.
Wildfires broke out across the British Isles during a recent heatwave. But the burning question of the link to climate change does not have an easy answer.
Millions of people worldwide are either indifferent to a carbon tax or opposed. If citizens were motivated by potential carbon dividends, maybe politicians would finally take action on climate change.
New research addresses two questions about the supposed 'pause' in warming.