Irrespective of whether climate change contributed to the thunderstorm in Melbourne last week, we can be sure Australia’s climate projections herald new risks to health that cannot be ignored.
Germany’s energy transition is often held up as an incredible success story. So what can Australia learn?
Besides worries that Donald Trump might not make Africa a priority of his presidency, his temperament and views bode ill for democracy on the continent.
Future population growth is expected to take place almost entirely in cities. We won't fight climate change without them.
Natural disasters are on the rise due to climate change, displacing millions of people each year. A new international initiative is aiming to improve the way governments respond to such crises.
Modern science can be difficult or complex for one person to understand and verify, especially a non-scientist. So who should we believe when scientific evidence is met with denial?
After ratifying the Paris agreement on climate change, the government is looking ahead to its 2017 review of climate change policy.
Plant-eating fish control the spread of seaweed and algae on coral reefs. New research explaining why populations of these fish vary from site to site could lead to better reef protection strategies.
Australia's electricity and climate agendas aren't on the same page.
Every one of us is vulnerable to thinking that the ideas we hold dear are reasoned or principled positions. But how many of our ideas are adopted and defended as part of our tribal identity?
Sceptics are not necessarily less intelligent or knowledgeable.
Many thousands, perhaps millions, of lives depend on the direction of Trump's climate policies.
China has pledged to peak carbon emissions before 2030, but is planning a 20% increase in coal power by 2020.
In a 'post-truth' world, presenting both points of view can often be misleading.
One of Donald Trump's senior advisers has recommended cutting NASA climate research because the science has become “heavily politicised". The question is: by whom?
A new report has found that Africa’s air pollution is already causing more premature deaths than unsafe water or childhood malnutrition.
Climate science is now a key part of the agency's mission.
Australia's city foodbowls are an important part of the nation's food supply, but they're under increasing pressure from growing populations.
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.
By the time we hit that temperature, further climate changes will already be locked in and unavoidable.