We need international agreement on a set of Earth's 'vital signs' and how to measure them.
Global emissions from fossil fuels have stalled. That puts us in the right place to keep warming below 2℃, but there's plenty of work still to be done.
The Global Trends report provides a useful starting point to reflect on what's in store for Africa over the next five years. And how the continent should think about responding to its challenges.
Carbon capture is fundamentally flawed. Here's plan B.
The 1992 and 1993 cabinet papers confirm that Australia was a reluctant player in international discussions about climate change and environmental issues under Prime Minister Paul Keating.
While Trump’s more extreme campaign promises may not eventuate, substantive changes in how the US engages with the world on environmental, and many other, issues are likely.
Ultra-low interest rates have made low-carbon projects like windmill farms more attractive than coal power plants. That will begin to change as the central bank lifts rates, hurting the green economy.
Future population growth is expected to take place almost entirely in cities. We won't fight climate change without them.
After ratifying the Paris agreement on climate change, the government is looking ahead to its 2017 review of climate change policy.
Phasing out greenhouse gas emissions entirely by mid-century is possible, and promising trends are emerging. But the next five to ten years will be the real test of whether we can make that happen.
If Donald Trump turns away from climate action as George W. Bush did, Europe and China can respond by forming an alliance that will turn the United States from a climate leader into a follower.
The latest climate summit began the long slog towards putting the Paris Agreement into action. But it generated more questions than answers, particularly on how to handle a Trump-led United States.
All is not lost for the climate with the election of Donald Trump.
By the time we hit that temperature, further climate changes will already be locked in and unavoidable.
For three years, carbon emissions from fossil fuels have grown little or not at all, opening a window of opportunity to halt climate change.
Memo To Marrakech: If the U.S. drops the mantle of global leadership on climate, here are the rest of the world's options on how to react.
The halls of the Marrakech climate summit have been filled with fearful talk about Donald Trump's presidency. But there is hope that the Paris climate treaty can weather the political storm.
November 9 will likely become the day that the Paris Agreement died, but not when the goal of limiting warming to 2℃ slipped out of reach.
The Paris Agreement is in place, but there's still much to lose for the least developed countries.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced plans to ratify the Paris climate agreement, a day after US participation in the treaty was thrown into dought by Donald Trump's election victory.