A lack of clarity over certain issues risks preventing the shipping industry’s energy transition from taking off.
Pastoral communities should be included in conservation initiatives – but the ecology of pastoral lands has long been misunderstood.
There isn’t one, clear-cut way to prevent genocide. But there are effective methods of prevention that governments can take.
More than half a million people have died in Syria’s war with half the population displaced. The suffering will continue until there is a reckoning with Assad and his allies.
Prosecuting a leader like Vladimir Putin accused of war crimes is difficult. But the trial of Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic in the early 2000s offers a potential playbook.
There have been 27 UN COP meetings. Despite these negotiations, the planet is on target to exceed emission thresholds for global warming. Given these failures, why continue with this process?
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.