My new research shows Australia has spent more subsidising fossil fuel research indirectly via research and development tax credits than directly via grants.
Polar lows — intense maritime storms that are sometimes dangerous — form near Canada without anyone noticing.
Canada and Norway face epic challenges in weaning themselves from petroleum dependence.
For many fleeing their home countries, destinations in northern Europe were the ultimate goal. But what happened when they got there?
We have limited information about the reported deaths of 30 elderly people in Norway who had received the Pfizer COVID vaccine. Here’s what we do know.
For 200 years, a small number of countries have exploited the marine wildlife of Antarctica, often with devastating impact on their populations.
Landmark case highlights the conflict between immediate climate action and a gradual transition to renewables.
Extreme shrinkage of summer sea ice is just the latest evidence of rapid Arctic warming – and what happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay there.
Children need the opportunity to ask questions and have them answered by experts in ways they can understand. A briefing may reduce children’s anxiety and increase their understanding of the pandemic.
Canada sees itself as a peacekeeper and an independent voice in global affairs. The recent vote for a seat on the UN Security Council shows the world doesn’t agree with that image.
Research into income trusts shows that they once helped increase investments in oil and gas. They could do so again — but this time targeted towards low-carbon technologies.
It has become common to believe that if babies sleep in these boxes, it will help protect them from sudden infant death syndrome. Unfortunately, the research does not back this up.
Icelandic whalers have killed more than 1,700 whales since a global ban was adopted in 1986 – up to 2019, when no hunts took place. Is Iceland quietly getting out of the business?
Plans to reduce emissions quickly are seductive but can stall. Climate initiatives should end dependence on fossil energy and pursue a path towards a more just and equitable society.
The winter of 2018-19 claimed 200 reindeer in Svalbard, Norway, according to a recent census.
Specialist teachers and hours of compulsory physical education a week are keeping Nordic school children moving. When it comes to physical activity, Australia could do better.
An Indigenous sovereign wealth fund would finance community needs such as housing, health care, sports facilities, scholarships, Indigenous businesses and low-carbon energy – in perpetuity.
A year after China stopped accepting most scrap material exports, other Asian countries are following Beijing’s lead, forcing wealthy nations to find domestic solutions for managing their wastes.
On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the human rights of child migrants rarely follow them when they cross borders.
Ahead of the 2019 EU elections, experts from the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and Norway look at how the EU is perceived, key issues and perspectives for the election.