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
An Anglican Aboriginal pastor who attended the COP26 climate conference shares his perspective on Indigenous knowledge in dealing with climate change.
War, famine and an energy crunch are affecting the world’s response to climate change, but there are reasons for optimism.
There is a big opportunity for Australia to help Southeast Asia meet its energy needs. But time is running out.
Just Stop Oil and Extinction Rebellion have vowed to strike at the fossil fuel industry.
As a short term measure, modular refineries may help Nigeria with its fuel crisis. It is however not likely to be a long term solution.
The urgency of the climate crisis was overshadowed by the COVID-19 pandemic for a while, but the South African government displayed a renewed climate focus over the past year.
The proposal is likely to mean economic and diplomatic costs for Australia, and should ring alarm bells in Canberra.
Providing government subsidies for emerging clean technologies could unlock their transformative potential.
What should climate scientists do in the face of ever rising emissions? They could continue providing more evidence, join climate activists – or stop work in protest against government inaction.
Oil and gas have been on a roller coaster these past two years – here’s why.
On the tail of yet another year of climate disasters, 2022 ushers in the final version of the Paris Agreement, making it a functioning global climate treaty. But it alone can’t save us.
Two Bangladeshi academics spoke to delegates at the Glasgow COP.
A scrapbook is a blank canvas upon which any activist can paint their story.
The dust has settled on COP26 and one of the summit’s few achievements looks decidedly less impressive.
Joining a protest doesn’t just help attract others to supporting important causes - it comes with personal and psychological benefits too.
A review of Australia’s illegal logging laws tests the Morrison government’s commitment to halting global forest loss.
In several countries, court rulings have forced governments to make stronger cuts to emissions. But New Zealand courts have so far stayed clear of imposing legal steps, calling for regulation instead.
Specialist reporters are important, but climate coverage can no longer be left to them. Here’s what New Zealand journalists say about why climate should be part of every newsroom and every beat.
Greg Hunt is best known as Australia’s health minister. But before that he spent years thinking about mechanisms to get emissions down – and if elected, Labor plans to road test the one he introduced.