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.
The shipping industry must clean up its act.
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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.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his French counterpart François Hollande can help to drive global climate action.
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.
French President François Hollande was among those who warned Donald Trump not to withdraw from the Paris climate deal.
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.
As the US withdraws, it’s time for China to shine.
All is not lost for the climate with the election of Donald Trump.
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By the time we hit that temperature, further climate changes will already be locked in and unavoidable.
China’s concerns about air pollution from burning coal is one reason behind the emissions slowdown.
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For three years, carbon emissions from fossil fuels have grown little or not at all, opening a window of opportunity to halt climate change.
News of Trump’s election has had a deep impact on global climate talks now going on.
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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.
Delegates in Marrakech are hoping the winds of change in Washington don’t blow climate action off course.
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.
A US withdrawal would be game over for the Paris Agreement, but there’s still hope for the climate.
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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.
Marrakesh braces for the first round of climate talks since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015.
The Paris Agreement is in place, but there's still much to lose for the least developed countries.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg announce plans to ratify the Paris climate deal, which could be severely weakened by a US change of heart.
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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.
Replanting trees is one of the better ways to remove carbon from the atmosphere.
Many models used by policy-makers suggest we'll have to remove CO2 from the atmosphere - but if we can't, we have to get much more serious about cutting emissions.
The Olduvai Gorge, in Tanzania, is a cradle of mankind. Climate change will cause frequent and intense weather events in East Africa.
East Africa is a region that will be hit hard by climate change. COP22 in Morocco presents an opportunity for the region to take steps to mitigate these possible harsh effects.
Warm and cosy and screwing up the atmosphere.
Priority number one for the world's leading nations in Marrakech ought to be taking carbon out of heat.
Whether it's Clinton on Trump in the White House, progressive action on climate change in America - and therefore globally - is going to take a hit.
Australian company directors need to be aware of climate risks in their decision-making.
Company directors who ignore or don't properly asses climate related risks could be found liable for breaching their duty of care.
Less than a year after the Paris negotiations, the process is gathering pace.
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Just 11 months after the Paris climate talks, the resulting treaty has come into force. The rapid ratification looks set to heap even more pressure on Australia to come up with a credible climate policy.
Do you see the future the same way as Leonardo?
Leonardo DiCaprio's new climate documentary is an urgent call for the promised green tech revolution. But it shows too much faith in politicians and corporations to change their ways.