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One weather configuration has been responsible for record-breaking downpours in Australia, South America, and South Africa this year.
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Who started the culture war on climate change? And are we nearing its demise? Our new research provides some clues.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk, shown at an electric vehicle factory, called ESG ratings ‘a scam’ after an index dropped Tesla.
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Sustainable investing’s credibility took a hit when the S&P 500 ESG index dropped the electric vehicle-maker but kept the oil giant. The SEC is considering proposing new disclosure rules.
Costs for achieving net zero are mounting, with no clear plan to afford them.
In the absence of a clear plan for affording the high costs of decarbonisation, it’s time for the UK Treasury to tax fossil fuel companies.
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Direct action can make the demands of a mainstream movement seem reasonable.
In 2022, the ‘Greenslide’ took seats from major parties. Here’s how they did it.
The New Zealand government has set the goal of net zero by 2050 but to get there, New Zealanders will need to let go of our big cars and embrace smaller options.
You may not have heard of ‘temperate mesophotic ecosystems’, but science is beginning to understand the vital role these ocean zones play – and the need to protect them.
A stray polar bear is seen outside Oktyabrsky mine on the outskirts of the Russian industrial city of Norilsk in 2019.
The war in Ukraine threatens to turn back the clock on Russia’s climate progress, with some calling on the country to leave the Paris Agreement and roll back environmental regulations.
Destroyed buildings along an eroded coastline in Bargny, Senegal.
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Coastal erosion in West Africa is a cause for global concern. The global community must rally to address climate change which is causing the retreat.
David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust in 1972: ‘an androgynous rockstar from outer space’.
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In June 1972, the first United Nations conference on the human environment coincided with the release of David Bowie’s iconic Ziggy Stardust album. Both still feel disturbingly relevant today
Questions submitted to the Curious Climate Schools project by Margate Primary School students.
More of the curriculum is devoted to climate change, but it’s still not presented holistically. Teachers also need more training and resources to help them prepare students for a changing climate.
Doing as little as possible on climate change was a seemingly safe political strategy until recently. As of Saturday night, it’s a recipe for political disaster.
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.
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Even some climate change scientists who sit on the IPCC think the organisation needs a rethink.
Children can influence their families to follow greener lifestyles.
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.
Farmers in some regions are being encouraged to preserve and establish grasslands that can survive drought and protect the soil.
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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?