The Scanlon Foundation Research Institute’s 2021 Mapping Social Cohesion Report found that while concern about the pandemic ebbs and flows, COVID has not shaken the nation’s social cohesion.
Brainard has been pushing the Fed to consider exposure to climate change in its regulation and analysis of banks. That’s sparked fury from Republican senators – and even a Nobel Prize winner.
Australia’s ‘blue economy’ needs a strong basis in marine science.
Rather than slow the decline in coal use, India’s actions at COP26 ensure it and other polluting nations, including Australia, will be under even greater scrutiny.
Post Macron and Morrison, what exactly is diplomacy and why is it in decline?
Only in coming years will we know if COP26 was a real game-changer for the planet, or just empty promises and spin.
The Morrison government’s great refusal to take action on climate may come back to haunt Australia when we seek the cooperation of other countries.
Struggling with a a fragile healthcare system, remote populations and widespread fear of the vaccine, COVID is running rampant in PNG. Australia has done much to help, but is it enough?
French President Emmanuel Macron has called Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison a liar on the world stage.
A proposed online privacy code would give consumers more control over how tech companies collect and use their data
Countries around the world are managing to reduce their road deaths to zero. There are ways Australia can get there too.
Australia is now taking a 2050 target to Glasgow, but this does not mean we are fulfilling the undertakings we made in Paris.
A French trial will use virtual reality headsets to trigger empathy in perpetrators. But previous research findings suggest we need to be sceptical of claims about what the technology can do.
When it came to managing the spread of COVID-19, Canada fared better than the United States and the United Kingdom, but worse than other welfare states like New Zealand and Japan.
Australia has expansive areas of flat land — usually agricultural land — and it’s over these large, flat areas that tornadoes like to form.
From October 1, Australians will only be able to buy e-cigarettes containing nicotine if they have a prescription from a doctor. But there’s another evidence-based way to help more smokers quit.
The National Party’s position on net-zero is wrong, for so many reasons. Not least, it’s a betrayal of rural Australia.
The perception in France of a reversal of strategy is in fact a coherent move for Australia, in line with 200 years of Australian diplomatic tradition – for better or worse.
Fourteen years after the Quad was first conceived, its leaders will meet for the first time face-to-face this week. China will dominate the conversations.
As tensions grow between China and the US, vital internet links for Pacific island nations face uncertainty.