China has rich natural resources and is seeking to play a leadership role in global conservation, but its economic goals often take priority over protecting lands and wildlife.
Environment ministers from both sides are determined not to see the Barrier Reef listed as in danger. The question is – why?
Many countries export their plastic waste abroad – but the mismanagement of this plastic waste is one of the leading causes of plastic pollution in nature.
At the Learning Planet Institute, an initiative launched with UNESCO, we’ve seen many programs that foster the ability and motivation to learn, act and lead for a better world.
Improving access to affordable housing and increasing benefit assistance rates are some sustainable solutions to the chronic cycle of homelessness faced by women fleeing violence.
As the costs of disasters climb, working out who will finance climate adaptation has become increasingly urgent for developing nations.
A leading climate scientist explains why going over 1.5 degrees Celsius puts the world in a danger zone.
The UN Sustainable Development Goals set a target date of 2030. To meet that deadline, international collaboration and funding is required.
Despite not being at COP27, there are other ways for King Charles to showcase his commitment to the environment.
Eight countries are projected to be behind 50% of the growth in population over the next three decades. Five are in Africa.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres says rules around corporate emissions reporting are “wide enough to drive a diesel truck through”.
Hosting the world’s climate negotiations could be a very big deal. But the government will need to show Australia has changed by bringing more to the table, and taking coal and gas off the menu.
Our planet is undeniably in crisis and desperately needs COP27 to succeed. Without concrete action, we are condemning today’s children to a harsher future.
Russia’s decision to pull out of the life-saving grain deal has already caused a spike in the global price of wheat and corn.
Waves of US troops and international peacekeeping forces have repeatedly failed to make Haiti more stable for more than 100 years.
Small states have limited power to influence global events, but New Zealand can still up its game in an increasingly lawless and dangerous world.
Australia has been accused of “a clear breach” of its obligations under the United Nations anti-torture protocol.
Giving Ukraine large amounts of money while not actually declaring war on Russia has various benefits for the US and other countries. Chiefly, it could protect US soldiers and civilians.
Australia is one of the last nations holding out against legislating the human right to a healthy environment
The visit will place pressure on Australia to belatedly move ahead with its commitments under an anti-torture protocol.