Eating insects can carry a much lower environmental footprint than conventional meat. Should western cultures be incorporating more of them into their diets?
Fossil fuel companies are winning the battle on how we talk about natural gas expansion by referring to it as a “bridge fuel” or an essential bridge to the net-zero energy system of the future.
Aviation has long been shamed for its carbon footprint. But cutting non-CO2 emissions may hold the key to rapid change.
Efforts to control the fossil fuel industry lobbying of the federal government must step up or we could face greater inequality and lessened democracy.
While official data is yet to be released, this year’s Mediterranean marine heatwave will likely have devastating ecological consequences.
Improving the rail link between Australia’s two biggest cities will have many benefits, not least in meeting our carbon-reduction goals
After the announcement of President Biden’s heat initiative, The Conversation revisits stories on high summer temperatures and human health.
Word from The Hill: Is Morrison’s absence from parliament disrespectful to his voters?
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
Four of Labor’s reform pledges are linked to the urgent issue of democratic reform
Managed retreat is already common in flood-prone areas, but what about in neighborhoods at high risk from wildfires? Here are four ways communities can pull back for safety.
Popular belief suggests the highest tides in the St. Lawrence River are reached around the equinoxes. In truth, they arrive close to the solstices.
As crops fail in the rising heat, men are leaving many rural areas for migrant work in cities. Women are left to tend to the farming in increasingly dangerous conditions.
Opposition leader Peter Dutton and Nationals leader David Littleproud announce the Coalition’s shadow ministry
Labor knew it would inherent a cost-of-living problem – it campaigned on it. But it didn’t expect the dramatic crisis in gas prices Australia is suddenly facing
The Stockholm Conference in June 1972 launched five decades of international negotiations on everything from biodiversity to climate change.
Climate artists can offer a vision of tangible networks, activities, behaviours and lifestyles that, rather than damaging the planet, support planetary — and personal — health and well-being.
Scientists have been working on a solution for decades.
A staggering 10,000 people took part in our #SetTheAgenda poll. The number one issue was climate change.
From pulling carbon dioxide out of the air to turning water into fuel, innovators are developing new technologies and pairing existing ones to help slow global warming.
Forming tightly woven populations, these bush-like corals offer a refuge to a myriad of marine species.