In past bushfire inquires, Aboriginal people have been mentioned only sparingly. When referenced now, it's only in relation to cultural burning. This must change.
With a bit of sensible planning, you can retain plants close to your home without creating a huge bushfire risk.
Governments have been keen on investing in defence and national security, less so in human security. The current crises show it's time that changed.
Most fungi go unseen, but they play a vital role in ecosystems.
The policy response to COVID-19 has been dramatic, unlike the response to climate change, for several reasons. But it shows there's hope for real action on climate change.
I entered firefighter school at 23 and thought I was hard enough to withstand anything thrown at me. Fourteen years later, I can say firefighters are not indestructible.
Researchers expected to find koalas killed by the fires. But they were heartbroken to find those that died afterwards from starvation, thirst or injury.
Aerial baiting has been Australia's foremost weapon against pest species for the past 74 years. But at what cost?
Concentrations of carbon dioxide are now 147% above pre-industrial levels, according to a definitive report by the World Meteorological Organisation released today.
The extent of this achievement is staggering, almost incomprehensible in a southern Australia context after the summer's devastating bushfires.
Future extremes from the Indian Ocean will be acting on top of global warming, giving a double whammy effect, like the record-breaking heat and drought we saw in 2019.
Long before a fire season that destroyed 3,500 homes, more than 100,000 Australians were homeless. If only we showed the same urgency and innovation in housing them as we did for bushfire victims.
Fish, frogs, turtles and platypus at major risk of extinction following the bushfires. So why aren't they getting much attention?
Earth-covered houses are not only highly fire-resistant, but sustainable features such as off-grid power and water supplies could also be life-saving in a bushfire.
People should always evacuate early to ensure their safety. But when they do decide to stay or they're told it's too late to leave, having a plan B is extremely important.
Treasury will update the nation on the likely impact of the coronavirus on Thursday.
The forestry industry wants to remove damaged logs from native forests after the bushfires. But our wildlife needs them now more than ever.
Some threatened species hit hard by the bushfires this summer have populations in and around urban areas, which are now crucial refuges. Here are some tips to help improve their odds of survival.
Michelle Grattan on the week in politics, including the travel ban, the royal commission into the bushfires, and labor's stance on a compulsory superannuation guarantee and zero emissions by 2050.
Some people might think it's a ridiculous conversation, but for the sake of the planet we need to talk about ending capitalism.