A diverse group of experts including representatives of oil companies and banks unanimously agreed that climate change poses an existential threat to the financial system.
Australia is still grappling with the devastation wrought by the bushfires earlier this year. The Royal Commission's final report marks the first step in the country's disaster adaptation journey.
Human damage to biodiversity is leading us into a pandemic era. A new report shows we must urgently transform our relationship with the environment.
We found evidence of irreversible ecological breakdown millions of years ago – this time round, we should heed the warning signs.
Health and scientific leaders mustn't waste this opportunity to shape the future for the better.
A Trump election loss would suit NZ's trade, climate and arms control foreign policies. But there will still be the problem of China.
Birds found along the Gulf Coast have evolved to ride out hurricanes and tropical storms. But with development degrading the marshes where they live, it's getting harder for them to bounce back.
The pattern of autumn sea ice growth has been completely disrupted. The director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center explains what's happening.
A new poll from The Australia Institute shows 71% of Aussies want the country to be a global leader in climate action. Yet Australia lags behind the rest of the world.
Among the human rights under threat are the rights to life, health, food, a healthy environment, water, an adequate standard of living and culture.
The 2020 wildfire season has shattered records across the West. It's a trend that's headed in a dangerous direction.
The Laptev Sea is one of the Arctic's biggest nurseries of new sea ice in winter, but Siberia's record summer heat may have halted production.
The bushfire royal commission is due to hand down its findings this week. Our research shows the fires left young people deeply worried about their future, and they need support.
Researchers are imagining what the world might look like in 2048 — and the new forms of inequality and injustice that might exist.
A new Greta Thunberg biopic has drawn criticism from those who don't see the value in the stories of young lives. But children's voices matter — and Thunberg's is potent.
Landmark case highlights the conflict between immediate climate action and a gradual transition to renewables.
Some atmospheric pollutants actually help cool the planet, but the sudden shutdown of heavy industry threatened to purge them.
If only 1% of the Pacific’s population was permitted to work permanently in Australia, this would bring more benefits to the region than Australia’s annual aid contribution.
Life cycle assessments of electric vehicles show that they cannot fully eliminate the greenhouse gas emissions of personal travel. We also need bikes, buses and trains to solve our climate problems.
Healthy seagrasses form underwater meadows teeming with fish and shellfish. A successful large-scale restoration project in Virginia could become a model for reseeding damaged seagrass beds worldwide.