As the world waits with bated breath for the release of the latest UN climate report, let’s take a fresh look at the IPCC. What can we expect from the Synthesis Report on Monday evening?
The record-breaking Cyclone Freddy was a wake-up call to prepare for the storms of the future.
Erratic weather patterns occurring due to climate change may become a more significant factor affecting the season start and ice-building processes in the future.
Reservoirs and streams are in good shape in California and the Great Basin, but groundwater and ecosystems are another story. And then there’s the Colorado River Basin.
Peatlands have always had a place in art, writing and poetry. In times of global warming these cultural reflections can help open up debate about the biodiversity and climate crisis.
The rectangular stone structures known as mustatils were used thousands of years ago for sacrificing animals to an unknown deity – perhaps in response to ancient climate change.
All those Cinderella stories, buzzer-beating finishes and wild cheering sections have a high price tag – for the climate.
Climate change is adding energy to the atmosphere and the oceans. This in turn fuels more intense storms and heavy rainfall.
Rain falling on deep snow from a series of atmospheric rivers has heightened California’s flood risk. It’s a growing problem as the planet warms.
Many beloved wildflowers bloom in early spring, while trees are still bare and the flowers have access to sunlight. Climate change is throwing trees and wildflowers out of sync.
Growing meat in vats could help us prepare for climate change - and curb the environmental damage done by traditional meat. But only if we can scale it up.
It is not the drought that causes disease outbreak, but instead the way society deals with dry conditions.
Why the UN Refugee Convention should be updated to protect climate migrants.
Speed limits are coming down to improve road safety. Expanding the policy to target high-carbon emission vehicles would be a simple and effective climate strategy.
Recognizing the challenges posed by climate-induced displacement is important. But officials must avoid rhetoric about displaced people that can fuel xenophobia.
Seaweed is in the spotlight for so many reasons. It all sounds too good to be true. So can this wonder weed live up to expectations and fulfill its promise to save us from ourselves?
Labor must resist the false promise of carbon offsets in its safeguard mechanism. The only thing that matters is actually cutting emissions
Paying for the true cost of consumption could help grow the economy.
Protecting old and mature trees is the simplest and least expensive way to pull carbon out of the atmosphere – but proposed logging projects threaten mature stands across the US.
Over 30 years ago, the world banned CFC chemicals to save the ozone layer. But now, climate-fuelled bushfire smoke is putting it at renewed risk