What caused the rise and then collapse 2,600 years ago of this vast empire centered on Mesopotamia? Clues from a cave in northern Iraq point to abrupt climate change.
The problems of climate change are not only problems of science and technology. They are also moral, ethical and spiritual problems about how we live our lives.
Climate is the most important driver of the colour and brightness of birds' eggs.
A new film contends that meditation can transform us from individuals in chaos to calm beings - and in turn change the world.
In the face of the climate crisis, a lot of young people are experiencing eco-anxiety – here, a psychotherapist explains how to cope.
Warm summers aren't the only threat to Arctic ice – increasingly intense winter storms are also weakening and reducing ice cover.
Mineral-rich Mongolia is experiencing a mining boom, but its growth is creating distrust and conflict with herder communities.
We've spent years publishing smart, practical research on real climate solutions. Now it's time to put it all into practice.
Publishing the comments of climate change deniers would be journalistically irresponsible. That's why we're redoubling our efforts to weed out misinformation.
The Conversation is committed to delivering responsible, evidence-based journalism that helps readers understand the world’s most pressing issues.
South Africa needs to develop low-cost housing solutions that are inherently comfortable and environmentally sustainable. Green roofs could be part of these solutions.
We're beginning a new phase in our climate coverage, a vital conversation between scientists and politicians.
Dry and warm conditions in winter are set to continue into spring, and the likely culprit is the positive Indian Ocean Dipole
As a wealthy nation with global diplomatic and multilateral influence, Canada is among a small subset of nations uniquely positioned to act individually and collaboratively on climate change.
Recent changes to the ball seem to be juicing hitters' stats. But could other factors, like the climate and advanced analytics, also be playing a role?
Our body is able to regulate its temperature very effectively, but heat waves can damage certain organs if we are not careful…
The vast majority of climate scientists agree that rising CO₂ is driving climate change, yet barely 50% of the public agrees. Did scientists get the story wrong? No, as the fossil record makes clear.
In the face of climate change, the poorest are suffering from the excess emissions of CO₂ linked to the lifestyle of the richest. It is time to act, in the name of climate and social justice.
Layers of rock provide a historical record of variations in the Earth's orbit, revealing information about the planet's climate billions of years ago.
In the event, the federal election turned out to be more about the economy than the environment. But there are steps the Coalition government can take to help conservation and boost the economy too.