Here's another reason to stop land clearing: it's making Australia hotter and drier.
Contrary to the claims of One Nation Senator-elect Malcolm Roberts' that climate change is not happening, there is abundant evidence it is, but it might not be enough to persuade him.
2015 was the world's hottest year on record. The US State of the Climate report has rounded up the litany of temperature and other records that were broken all over the globe.
Science Minister Greg Hunt's call for CSIRO to do a U-turn on climate research is a welcome move after months of criticism, at home and abroad, of the agency's previous direction.
Was Malcolm Turnbull right to say that larger and more frequent storms are one of the predicted consequences of climate change – but that you can't attribute any particular storm to global warming?
Ten years have passed since Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth hit the US box office. Has the film been successful in increasing awareness and action on climate change?
What gaps have the CSIRO cuts left in climate research?
Research showing that more than 90% of climate scientists agree that we’re causing global warming prompted plenty of questions. And the authors are only too happy to answer.
In an atmosphere of declining government funding for science, researchers can drum up excitement and funding in other ways, just as they did in Edwardian times.
The CSIRO will create a new climate research centre in Hobart with 40 climate scientists.
A new study confirms that 97% of publishing climate scientists believe humans are causing global warming.
Global average sea level has risen by about 17 cm between 1900 and 2005, but we didn't know how much of that was due to us, until now.
A proposal for the Bureau of Meteorology to take on CSIRO climate scientists is a good idea - but CSIRO needs to make sure nothing is lost.
The summer of 2015-2016 was the hottest on record for Australia's oceans.
February 2016 was the hottest month by the biggest margin ever. Does that mean global warming has gone into hyperdrive?
February was the third consecutive month to break global temperature records.
As the world warms, Antarctica's melting ice will likely reach the point of no return.
After fighting the 1990 election on a stronger climate platform than Labor, the following two decades saw an ebb and flow of climate scepticism in the Liberal Party, which still continues today.
Record-breaking years have been almost impossible without human-caused climate change.
Ice cores tell us vital information about how the world's climate has changed - and how it will change in the future.