The bill promises to prevent environmental damage and harm where possible, but what will this entail?
Women and girls in low-income countries are disproportionately likely to be affected by the plastic waste that’s flooding our planet.
Pacific island nations have shaped the international response to climate change. At the United Nations summit in Glasgow, they’ll draw a line in the sand.
Studies show climate change is raising the risk of cascading hazards that alone might not be extreme but add up to human disasters. Communities and government agencies aren’t prepared.
‘Wind droughts’ are extreme weather events too – and we need to plan for them.
Australia is now taking a 2050 target to Glasgow, but this does not mean we are fulfilling the undertakings we made in Paris.
A former UN adviser explains what happens at climate summits like COP26 and why people fear this one won’t meet its goals.
Although alternative terms have been suggested, the Anthropocene captures the magnitude of the crisis we face.
The strategy is welcome, but does not go nearly far enough.
This is a transcript of part 3 of Climate Fight: the world’s biggest negotiation, a series from The Anthill podcast.
More than half of the world’s population lives in cities, and that share is growing. Rapid climate change could make many cities unlivable in the coming decades without major investments to adapt.
The Athens fires were a dangerous reflection of Atomist philosophies that see the world as exploitable, for sale and open to waste and abuse.
The long-awaited ruling by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is as groundbreaking as it is disappointing. Where to next for young climate activists?
As climate change amplifies the frequency and severity of extreme weather events, evacuations are likely to become increasingly common and costly – in human and economic terms.
An engineered climate recovery needs to be taken seriously — in addition to cutting emissions.
We need to urgently address the gaps in Australia’s capacity to manage disasters that have widened since climate adaptation was relegated to the back burner.
In countries where the right to a healthy environment is part of domestic law, court decisions are already resulting in stronger climate action.
The Biden administration is proposing a big increase in offshore wind power. A former state official explains how regulators find the best sites and balance competing interests.
Humanity faces an extraordinary threat - why are so many of us not motivated into action?
University experts are well placed to equip students with holistic climate knowledge and help teachers cover a subject that’s neglected by the Australian Curriculum.