Philanthropy played an important role in the development of international air travel.
Newspoll continues to show Labor ahead of the Coalition on a two-party preferred basis, but other polls, and the end of lockdowns on the east coast, may paint a different picture in the coming weeks.
By the end of the summit, we’ll know how far nations are willing to go to address humanity’s biggest challenge. But while international politics matter, domestic politics are what counts.
China and the US could supercharge global climate action. But if they fail to cooperate, there will be dire consequences for all.
Rich nations need to provide far greater climate adaptation financing to low income countries and plug the holes that siphon their limited fiscal resources to tax havens.
A steadily-tightening emissions car ceiling of the kind common in other countries could save drivers money and do the bulk of the work needed to reach Australia’s first emissions target.
Without financial support that helps communities adapt to climate impacts, climate change is projected to push tens of millions more Africans into extreme poverty by 2030.
The picture seems hopeless, but with mitigation and adaptation strategies and policies driven through COP26, southern Africa can reduce the impacts of climate change on local livelihoods.
The real decisions on Australia’s emissions reduction are being made by state governments and civil society, or outside the country altogether.
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.