They escaped to the coast for the quiet life, but now sea-changers are in the path of monster fires.
Studies show that humour is useful for engaging the public about climate change
The Saudi government's oil firm is set to become the world's biggest public company, but investors are already betting against its long-term prospects.
Regulations have lowered mercury emissions globally, but the risks to ocean ecosystems and human health may be getting worse.
Emperor Penguins thrive in harsh conditions, but a new study shows that their fate depends on human action to slow global warming and associated loss of sea ice.
Wales is one small country with big carbon targets but that still needs the policies to deliver them.
The real crisis with water supply is that South Africa doesn't know what it doesn't know.
Eminent economist Ross Garnaut says if climate action fails, he fears the consequences 'would be beyond contemporary Australia'. But zero-emissions iron and aluminium could be the way forward.
What if the nightly news had regular updates on forest clearing, ocean temperatures and fossil fuel consumption? These indicators sit alongside temperatures as signs of climate change.
The atmosphere of Mars is more than 96% carbon dioxide, but the planet is cold because its atmosphere is extremely thin, very dry and further away from the Sun.
Housing currently accounts for almost one-fifth of the UK's annual carbon emissions.
New research confirms that what the world pumps into the atmosphere today has grave long-term consequences. Governments - especially Australia's - must urgently ramp up efforts to reduce emissions.
The Canadian Prairies are vanishing more quickly than the Amazon rainforest as they are converted for agriculture and industrial uses.
'California is America fast-forward,' writes one scholar. Does that mean that the dystopian infernos that have consumed parts of the state are simply a picture of what awaits the rest of America?
Much of the UK's farmland is unproductive. It could be put to better use storing carbon, offering recreation and providing wildlife habitat.
The Earth may be entering an era in which natural and human-generated fire together are reshaping the planet.
Governments fail to imagine how worst-case scenarios can come about – much less plan for them. But there are things we can do.
Sea levels are rising, while deltas are being starved of sediment by upstream dams.
Kids are more engaged when they're actively involved in their learning. Here's how three schools are teaching kids about sustainability by being sustainable themselves.
In a world-first, scientists have counted the greenhouse gas absorbed and emitted by Australia's mangroves, seagrass and other ocean ecosystems.