When Tony Abbott went too far in his advocacy for the coal industry, his government faced a public backlash.
While climate denialism impedes policymaking in both the US and Australia, there are key differences in their political and public cultures.
Having an antagonistic debate over climate change will not shed any more light on the fundamentals of climate science.
Why assembling two teams to debate climate change is all about political spectacle and sowing doubt – and has nothing to do with actual climate science.
Yes, editors have the right to search out diverging views. But readers also have the right to object to distorted or biased coverage.
Parts of the Arctic were 16℃ warmer than normal in February.
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February was the third consecutive month to break global temperature records.
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Prepare for misinformation and grand talk of scientific conspiracies.
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People know global warming is a big problem requiring urgent action, but still find it difficult to talk about.
Whose message will be heard?
The Paris Climate Conference must not be hijacked by big business and its allies in the world's media.
Fishing for the truth?
The BBC is under fire for unbalanced representation of the UK's national weather service.
A new analysis of historic weather balloon data reveals that the troposphere has been warming as climate models predicted.
Climate models have been criticised because observations could not find the predicted "hot spot" of strong warming in the troposphere. But analyses now show that the tropospheric hot spot is indeed real.
Everything is more interesting with colourful lights.
Sometimes it's fine for climate science to be plain old interesting.
Climate debaters will put you in a box, whatever your views might be.
The climate debate seems to be as polarised as ever. While joint political pledges offer some hope that climate change no longer has to be a partisan issue, a look at the comments below most articles on…