NASA ‘could not imagine the radical effect of seeing the Earth’ from the moon. In the face of a climate catastrophe, we all need to step back and see the Earth again.
Historical perspective can offer much in this time of ecological crisis,. Many historians are reinventing their traditional scales of space and time to tell different kinds of stories that recognise the unruly power of nature.
Detecting human fingerprints on complex events like droughts is not straightforward.
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Drought has both natural and human causes, but deep cuts in our greenhouse gas emissions are urgently needed, regardless.
The future of zero-carbon transport starts today. First stop, Britain's railways.
The New Zealand government has announced a partnership with the farming sector to develop voluntary measures to reduce farm emissions.
The New Zealand government's decision to partner the farming sector to encourage voluntary reductions in farm emissions failed to acknowledge that agricultural emissions also affect water quality.
Labor leader Anthony Albanese, pictured at a cabinet meeting this month, says coal has a future under the renewables expansion.
On the issue of a retreat from coal, Albanese is trying to walk both sides of the highway by wandering down the middle.
In this special global newsletter, experts share their visions for ambitious climate action.
It’s all connected.
What can we do as individuals to help save the planet? Acting locally is satisfying because we can see the results, but a geographer argues that large-scale solutions often make the most difference.
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Cutting carbon use depends on changing social norms and behaviour as much as technology.
The silver-studded blue butterfly is among that species that may be flexible enough to thrive.
We looked at 130 species to see which will be the winners and losers from global warming
As the notion of flight shame is taking off around the world, emissions from aviation are making a small but growing contribution to global warming.
The time has come to accept that energy corridors and fossil fuel exports will be a declining feature of Canada’s economic future.
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In the aftermath of the election, what is striking about many of the policy positions of Canada's federal parties is their timidity, especially when it comes to climate change.
Carbon productivity is the measure that matters, but we are hung up on the productivity of our workers.
Labor productivity doesn't matter as much as emissions productivity. Workers aren't a particularly finite resource.
A house in western New York during the ‘Snowvember’ snowstorm of 2014.
As climate change intensifies, much of the nation's building stock will need upgrading to strengthen it against flooding, snowstorms and other weather hazards.
What can your vacation pix tell scientists?
To untangle the relationship between climate change, fall foliage and national park visitors, researchers are asking tourists to check their old photo albums for snapshots that could hold valuable data.
Demonstrations in Ecuador turned sour.
Climate change is already worsening the chaos attendant on resource shortage – and, therefore, death rates.
About 4,000 climate activists and pro-pipeline supporters gathered on the steps of the Alberta legislature in Edmonton on Oct. 19, 2019.
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Hundreds of thousands of people marched through the streets in support of action on climate change, but that didn't lead to seats for the Green Party.
Close-up of a marine nitrogen fixer colony.
Nitrogen-fixing bacteria help tropical phytoplankton absorb carbon dioxide, creating a biological pump in the oceans.
Oil pump jacks in Williston, N.D.
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How are oil companies positioning themselves for a post-carbon world? So far, cautiously.
BHP has voted to stay in the Minerals Council of Australia.
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Despite voting to remain a member of an Australian coal lobby group, there are growing divisions between fossil fuel extractors and the larger energy industry.
Storm-damaged beachfront homes along Pittwater Road at Collaroy on the northern beaches of Sydney in June 2016.
A particular brand of climate denial among coastal property owners presents a conundrum for councils and governments trying to plan for sea-level rise.