Labor’s climate and energy policies provide an important foundation for progress. But the crossbenchers, whether they hold the balance of power or not, will demand far more.
Australian politics will never be the same after the stunning success of teal candidates at the 2022 federal election.
Even some climate change scientists who sit on the IPCC think the organisation needs a rethink.
In a process called ‘reverse socialisation’, children can help their elders become more green - but eco education is key.
Australia’s policies prevent the necessary action to not only address cities’ contribution to climate change, but also to protect cities from its impacts.
La Niña is only part of the problem. The long-term driver of increasing drought – even in areas getting more rainfall overall – is the rapidly warming climate.
Potting soils are helping plant seeds travel. Is it benign or harmful?
Our experts weigh up the winners and losers in a budget that had to balance an immediate cost-of-living crisis with long-term ambitions for health and climate change.
A 50-year experiment shows warmer, ‘thirstier’ air may have cut the lifespan of Queensland’s tropical trees in half since the 1980s.
The issues before us are too difficult, too important and too pressing to abandon them to political point-scoring or ideological zealotry.
Australian authors have formed a new group, Writers for Climate Action. Joelle Gergis explains how art, along with science, can help bring about the changes needed.
The world is facing one of the century’s biggest challenges: How to nutritiously feed the growing population, address climate change and not destroy the ecosystems on which we all depend for life.
Want to understand your local environment better? Look to the birds.
Understanding how our ancestors may have benefited from industrialisation and colonialism could help us become more climate-friendly citizens.
With La Niña helping clear the way for a busy hurricane season, this wide current of warm water could spell disaster for the northern Gulf Coast.
We can’t let communities face climate change alone. We must get better at adapting to the new climate, and do it before disasters not during.
The big climate and biodiversity assessment reports are too few and far between. The world needs much more regular reporting for action and adaptation to keep pace.
Reducing greenhouse gases is expensive, but it’s a great investment compared to the damage we can expect to the Canadian economy if the climate warms 5 C by 2100.
Ultra long-haul flights make it possible to go Sydney to London non-stop. But does the world need them, given they are more polluting and less efficient?
We asked six experts to nominate books that might help us avert environmental catastrophe. Here’s what they said.