The groundbreaking legal case has changed the game for how Australia's $3 trillion superannuation industry invests, and how members are protected from climate risk.
Pink blood, green blood, or no blood at all – when it comes to what's inside a worm's body, the answer is more complicated – and fascinating – than you'd think.
While much of the world moves towards zero-carbon economies, a NSW mega-plan for new renewables may set up the state as an energy superpower.
If all, or even most, offspring of the survivors are shy, we could be facing an introduced pest population that is incredibly difficult to remove.
From property to local government, economic sectors are meeting the climate change challenge head on. Now the federal government must get on board.
The royal commission made welcome and necessary recommendations around helping wildlife after hazards. But it's not enough to focus only on response.
Under a Biden administration, fireside chats in the White House will come with new expectations that Australia significantly increases its ambitions under the Paris agreement.
Smoke from the Black Summer fires likely caused more than 400 deaths. A national set of air quality categories is long overdue.
People tend to interpret things through a lens of their pre-existing beliefs. But they are not immune to changing their view, if you treat them with respect and understanding.
Waste-to-energy incinerators could help Australia deal with its mounting waste crisis, but burning rubbish may come with risks to public health.
The bushfire royal commission handed down its final report last week, but stopped short of recommending a national town planning policy.
This year marks a decade since the Millennium Drought ended. The Murray-Darling Basin has endured a lot since, but two species are making an impressive comeback.
First imported by zoos, wallabies proved to be adept escape artists that can survive in the British countryside.
State governments, councils, researchers and entrepreneurs are slowing our slide to disaster – but they need others to step up.
When humpback whales shift their distribution and behaviour, it can lead to unexpected human encounters and new challenges.
Australia is still grappling with the devastation wrought by the bushfires earlier this year. The Royal Commission's final report marks the first step in the country's disaster adaptation journey.
Queenslanders head to the polls tomorrow. The Palaszczuk Labor government has vocally backed the resources industry – but our research suggests the issue will not decide the election result.
Human damage to biodiversity is leading us into a pandemic era. A new report shows we must urgently transform our relationship with the environment.
A new poll from The Australia Institute shows 71% of Aussies want the country to be a global leader in climate action. Yet Australia lags behind the rest of the world.
Many Asian nations are shunning fossil fuels, presenting a huge opportunity for Australia's renewables sector. And one massive project has stepped up to the plate.