Central banks are increasingly taking into account climate change in deciding how to invest.
Despite the hype around hazard reduction burning this week, evidence shows the measure does not necessarily reduce the bushfire risk.
Hundreds of Canadian municipalities have declared climate emergencies but many have yet to take action.
Emergency Leaders for Climate Action have a simple message: we're in “a new age of unprecedented bushfire danger” due to climate change. But Morrison refuses to acknowledge it as a central issue.
The jet stream is being distorted on both sides by fast-warming tropical and Arctic air. Should the tropics win out, weather patterns could change profoundly.
The Australian Labor Party's failure to turn climate change into a winning campaign issue holds lessons for the UK Labour Party.
Indonesia's forest fires forensics, Bambang Hero Sahardjo, receives a prestigious award, John Maddox prize, opening hope for scientists to use scientific evidence for law enforcement.
Minister David Littleproud on bushfires, drought, and the Nationals.
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In this podcast, David Littleproud says "as elected officials, we've got a responsibility" to wait for the right time to talk about the link between climate change and the ongoing bushfires.
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.
Today's three-day weather forecast is as accurate as a 24-hour forecast in the 1990s. But floods are still particularly tricky to pin down.
Politicians and the media often stoke tensions between the city and the country. Nowhere is this more common than on the issue of land clearing - and the consequences can be tragic.
Waste-to-energy incineration has been raised as a solution to the global plastic waste problem, but the technology adds pollution and greenhouse gas emissions and encourages more waste production.
The Earth has experienced five periods of mass extinction. Scientists can't quite be certain yet, but they're fairly sure we're now well into the sixth.
The impact of climate change on agriculture and food production is clear: the sector will suffer. Here's what needs to be done.
Researchers like myself are finding transformative new ways to help planners, leaders and first responders tackle disasters from afar.
President Trump has confirmed that the US will leave the Paris Agreement on climate change on the earliest allowable date: Nov. 4, 2020. Will this hobble efforts to slow global warming?
Fire officials warn that this week's catastrophic fire conditions are "where people die". Climate change has arrived, and politicians should drop the meaningless rhetoric.
Pressure is mounting on Australia's dairy farmers, from farm gate prices to animal welfare concerns, and technology that could produce milk without cows.
With the promise of more periods of intense rainfall in years to come, what do we need to do to protect ourselves more from flooding in future?
Living sustainably has its challenges, but none greater than in the climate and geography of Antarctica.