Improving the rail link between Australia’s two biggest cities will have many benefits, not least in meeting our carbon-reduction goals
After the announcement of President Biden’s heat initiative, The Conversation revisits stories on high summer temperatures and human health.
Word from The Hill: Is Morrison’s absence from parliament disrespectful to his voters?
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
Four of Labor’s reform pledges are linked to the urgent issue of democratic reform
Communities already retreat from flooding and in the face of sea level rise. Is retreat from wildfires next, and what would that look like?
Popular belief suggests the highest tides in the St. Lawrence River are reached around the equinoxes. In truth, they arrive close to the solstices.
As crops fail in the rising heat, men are leaving many rural areas for migrant work in cities. Women are left to tend to the farming in increasingly dangerous conditions.
Opposition leader Peter Dutton and Nationals leader David Littleproud announce the Coalition’s shadow ministry
Labor knew it would inherent a cost-of-living problem – it campaigned on it. But it didn’t expect the dramatic crisis in gas prices Australia is suddenly facing
The Stockholm Conference in June 1972 launched five decades of international negotiations on everything from biodiversity to climate change.
Climate artists can offer a vision of tangible networks, activities, behaviours and lifestyles that, rather than damaging the planet, support planetary — and personal — health and well-being.
Scientists have been working on a solution for decades.
A staggering 10,000 people took part in our #SetTheAgenda poll. The number one issue was climate change.
From pulling carbon dioxide out of the air to turning water into fuel, innovators are developing new technologies and pairing existing ones to help slow global warming.
Forming tightly woven populations, these bush-like corals offer a refuge to a myriad of marine species.
Data analysis suggests local activity will intensify the effects of global warming - so adapting means rethinking national development strategies
Reconciliation can help address the interrelated global problems of climate crisis, interspecies displacement, gendered and racialized violence and white supremacist structures.
Sci-fi classic The Sheep Look Up has lessons for today on environmental change, says an expert.
Extreme heat over 50℃ is likely to become more common, giving us yet another reason for Australia to act fast on climate change.
There are many reasons to be pessimistic about the future – but what if we got it right? Here’s the case for optimism.