Until train use recovers, a new approach to rail funding is needed.
Labor’s 2030 emission reduction target of 43% is more ambitious than the Coalition, but still falls well below what the science says is needed.
Workers, not objects, make up most of the capital at risk from climate change.
The sheer scale of emissions from the expansion, and projects linked, to it will make achieving 2030 emission targets much harder for Western Australia and by extension, Australia and the world.
Open access to COVID-19 research accelerated the development of solutions. The urgency of climate change demands the same approach, but more than half of Australian research is still behind paywalls.
The Australian Labor Party has options on emissions reduction targets, but it is still running scared from the best mechanism to achieve them.
The US has required motor fuels to contain 10% biofuels since 2005. As this program nears a key milestone in 2022, farm advocates want to expand it while critics want to pare it back or repeal it.
Warming seas are harming albatross couples’ resilience, leading to higher rates of separation in the seabirds.
New climate simulations show that there will be more rain and less snow falling in the Arctic by the end of the century, particularly in the fall and winter.
Many farmers are welcoming an expected summer of La Niña rain, while others have been hit by heavy rain and floods
Faith leaders hold significant financial and political power - it’s their duty to use it to shape the future of our planet.
Some Arctic regions will see more rain than snow decades earlier than previously thought, say scientists.
Without changes, many birds will continue to decline or be lost altogether. But when conservation action is well resourced and implemented, we can turn the trend around.
Many cities continue to allow developers to build homes in areas that have a high risk of flooding.
COP26 saw progress and announcements, but the commitments made by states — in addition to having to pass the test of implementation —fall far short of what the science requires.
Women’s rights activists used maps to highlight which regions hadn’t given women the vote: we can use the same tactics to push climate action.
The most vulnerable communities are being pushed deeper into poverty with each climate-related disaster. Part of the problem is that government aid helps the wealthiest people most.
Research from across Europe and the US shows that as biodiversity declines, the natural world falls more silent.
The goal of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero, or GFANZ, is to bring together the financial sector to accelerate the transition to a net-zero economy. Here’s why it might actually work.
It’s hypocritical for retailers to make carbon pledges with one hand and continue pushing consumerism with the other.