Although marginalized from policy decisions, northern Indigenous communities have maintained and developed strong social networks to help them cope with climate change.
As the effects of climate change become clearer and more ominous, fossil fuel companies face a choice: Defy warnings of catastrophic climate change, or envision their roles in a post-carbon world.
Smoke haze appears to make it hard for participants in financial markets to make the right decisions. The finding has far-reaching implications.
In the same decade we are supposed to be cutting emissions under the Paris goals, our coal production is projected to increase by 34%.
Irregular weather is destabilizing the soil that supports railroad tracks, roads, buildings and pipelines.
Extreme fire risk will overlap with weather patterns to create fire tornadoes more often under climate change.
In a lecture to be delivered on Wednesday, Chris Bowen says he is concerned that "the nation will lose out...if fewer young people are trained in the fundamentals of good economic decision making".
For every ten centimetres of sea level rise, the chances of a 100-year coastal flood increase three-fold. This means we'll have to build flood defenses or retreat from the coast.
Not all droughts are the same and South Africa needs to have a targeted approach to each type.
Although less well known than its cousins, coral reefs and mangroves, seagrass plays a crucial role in climate change mitigation.
Australia devotes countless resources to fighting bushfires, but precious little to examining the main cause - humans.
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.