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In order to achieve progressive change and combat the climate crisis, workers need to help build a movement powerful enough to challenge the status quo.
The first half of 2019 is the equal hottest on record and summer is set to be a scorcher.
Average temperatures in Australia are already high by international standards, but what happens when they continue to rise? How much heat can our bodies withstand?
Politicians routinely criticise young climate strikers as not making a difference. But the reality is quite different.
Conscripting young volunteers to combat climate change is not necessary. Australians aged 15-17 already have the highest rates of volunteering in the country.
Newspaper editors once sorted through letters to decide which would be published in their newspaper. Our comments moderation policy is no different.
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Publishing the comments of climate change deniers would be journalistically irresponsible. That's why we're redoubling our efforts to weed out misinformation.
Polls show the gap between conservatives and liberals is widening on the issue of climate change.
Vehicle emissions and industrial facilities are contributing to climate change, but many conservatives don't believe it.
A researcher completing bleaching surveys in the southern Great Barrier Reef after a major bleaching event.
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Few feel the pain of the Great Barrier Reef's decline more acutely than the scientists trying to save it. Ahead of a UN climate summit, two researchers write of their grief, and hope.
Australian schools are pretty much left to their own devices when it comes to teaching students about the climate emergency.
Despite calls for climate change to be part of our education, Australia has not designed, implemented nor funded a coherent, educational approach to our climate emergency.
Are governments listening?
As the UN's Climate Action Summit approaches, governments need to start doing more than setting targets. Here's how they can make a start.
Transforming our societies to stop climate change offers us the chance to make our lives better.
Enter Shikari put climate change centre stage at Reading Festival 2019.
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Climate science is now firmly part of the zeitgeist.
Far from having a lack of procedures, scientific method is based on observation, prediction, test and appraisal.
Power station in South Africa.
More and more evidence has accumulated which shows that changes in global and regional climate over the last 50 years are almost entirely due to human influence.
Young people around the world are joining the climate strike movement.
Mass strikes help target the psychological factors most important for acting on climate change, by emphasizing social norms and reinforcing the effectiveness of collective action.
Since the industrial revolution began in the mid-1700s, atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations have gone up by 46%.
For the past two and a half million years, Earth has experienced regular ice ages, but with carbon dioxide levels now over 400 parts per million, the next ice age is postponed for a very long time.
Children play near a coal-fired power plant in the town of Obilic, Kosovo, in November 2018.
Ahead of the UN climate summit, we take stock of the world's best and worst performers on climate action - including some surprise success stories.
The climate crisis is itself an appalling lapse in duty of care by decision-makers, but we shouldn’t overlook this duty in our response.
Climate change is a super-wicked problem. With a growing sense of urgency to act on climate change, it is vital we strike a balance between encouraging action and limiting pushback.
Reconnecting with nature.
Humans did not always see themselves as he separate from the natural world. If we are to reverse its decline, we must re-entangle ourselves with it.
A protestor dresses as Jair Bolsonaro on Amazon Day in Rio de Janeiro, September 5 2019.
Destroying the Amazon rainforest will accelerate climate change, harming millions. Can those responsible be prosecuted?
While hemp does not sequester as much carbon dioxide as trees, it can be used as an efficient energy crop or in concrete, both with a potentially positive carbon sequestration effect.
Planting any tree is more important than planting a particular tree when it comes to removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
People who have been affected by extreme weather events might experience mental health issues.
When we think about the health impacts of climate change, the effects of rising temperatures on physical health are often front of mind. But climate change affects people's mental health, too.