The Paris Agreement is an extraordinary achievement. But there is much work to be done to ensure global warming does not exceed dangerous levels.
Countries have signed up to the Paris climate deal, but they have not yet promised the necessary cuts to emissions.
Despite robust global economic growth over the past two years, worldwide carbon emissions from fossil fuels grew very little in 2014, and might even fall this year.
To prevent dangerous climate change, it's likely we'll have to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. But that's looking less and less promising.
New analysis reveals carbon capture at coal power plants is significantly more expensive than thought, making renewables and natural gas power generation more attractive.
We know a lot about the potential negative effects of ocean acidification on marine creatures. But might some species actually benefit? The answer is yes, but this isn't necessarily a good thing.
The land of Ikea and apple charlotte is hoping to sell its vision of sustainability at COP21. There are a couple of meatballs in the ointment, though.
Can Australians be sustainable and enjoy endless economic growth? It's not likely
Is Labor's new target a fair contribution to climate action?
Labor will commit to the goal of Australia achieving net zero emissions by 2050 and embrace the ambitious target of cutting emissions by 45% on 2005 levels by 2030.
What does the OECD's decision to limit finance for coal power stations mean for coal producers such as Australia?
It's time to close Australia's brown coal power stations. Here's how.
The latest emissions auction closes the gap to Australia's climate target, but still leaves work to be done.
Environmental racism remains a reality in South Africa. It is poor, black citizens who live on the most damaged land and in the most polluted neighbourhoods.
Coal exporting countries could buffer the transition to low carbon economies by taxing coal production or exports.
The United Nations is promoting a website to measure, reduce and offset your personal carbon emissions. But will this fix climate change?
Volkswagen and others may have been hamstrung by a low opinion of indifferent car buyers.
If we even can't secure reliable data on car emissions then environmental regulators throughout the world are in trouble.
When Australia's government first pledged to set an emission-reduction target, Jon Bon Jovi was riding high in the charts. The progress made in the 25 years since has hardly been a blaze of glory.
Agriculture Minister, Barnaby Joyce, told Q&A that China will increase its carbon emissions 150% between 2005 and 2030. Is that correct?