Research shows people don't take politicians seriously on climate change if they don't seem fully committed.
Rather than considering the job done, Tasmania should seize opportunities including renewable energy, net-zero industrial exports and forest preservation.
The Victorian Government recently released their Climate Change Strategy and committed to halving greenhouse emissions by 2030. Don’t applaud this just yet, there’s much more to do.
A future of heat and strife or humanity’s finest hour – our response to climate change today will define the 21st century.
Unconventional policies can be used to alleviate — instead of exacerbate — inequality, something Canadians are clamouring for. The Bank of Canada needs to rediscover its former innovation zeal.
Humanity can still limit global warming to 1.5°C this century. But political action will determine whether it actually does. Conflating the two questions amounts to dangerous, misplaced punditry.
For the first time, political will and global public opinion seem focused on profound climate action. This decade will be a decisive one.
The snail’s pace of action in this year's federal budget on climate is out of step with the urgency of the climate and income inequality crises.
Australia must treble its emissions reduction targets and reach net-zero emissions by 2035. Without this and other radical global action, the chance to hold warming to well below 2℃ will pass us by.
Hearing about climate change prompts people to buy more stuff, which increases their environmental footprint. Rituals that inspire gratitude for nature can help reduce the desire to over-consume.
As Canada emerges from the pandemic, creating jobs and achieving full employment are top priorities. Relegated to the back burner are balanced budgets and reducing debt.
We were supposed to have a ‘climate election’ in 2019. New research looked at attitudes to climate change in Australia, and may explain why that didn’t pan out.
Governments must expand the number of people who see themselves as “winners” in the transition to a low-carbon society.
Canada and Norway face epic challenges in weaning themselves from petroleum dependence.
A new study documents the influence of Greta Thunberg on the public's motivation to act on climate change.
A net-zero goal will provide clarity, ambition and focus. But Morrison must back the rhetoric with investment and policy commensurate with the task.
To achieve environmental sustainability, we need strong corporate standards that are quantifiably enforced, accountants trained to accurately measure sustainability — and we must all play a role.
The threat of a large lawsuit could be enough to discourage some countries from taking action on climate change.
An aggressive US climate policy rollout could provide a much needed dose of reality to the climate discourse in Canberra – and show Australia the transition can be done.
Zero emission? Carbon neutral? Carbon negative? What does it mean to achieve ‘net-zero’ emissions?