Claims of sustainability or low-carbon flying are being challenged in court.
The Biden administration directed agencies to consider the cost of greenhouse gas emissions in their future purchasing and budget decisions. An example shows just how much is at stake.
The forum is also critical of Australia on several other fronts, including income support for the unemployed, job market flexibility and the recognition of trade qualifications.
Many people are asking if Australian authorities are ready for the fire season. The real question to ask is – are we ready as individuals?
The regulator’s guiding principle is still to ‘maximise economic recovery’.
We must shift the narrative from portraying women solely as “victims” of the climate crisis to actively involving them in addressing environmental issues.
Getting to Zero, a new series in The Conversation starting today, examines how – and whether – Australia can meet its net zero emissions target by 2050.
If we want to live in a world with Emperor penguins, we need to cut emissions steeply and protect parts of the ocean around Antarctica where climate change will have the biggest impact.
The widespread pessimism about our ability to solve climate change is misplaced. Australia is putting in place the fundamentals of a net zero future. Now we need to go faster.
The rising climate crisis presents an existential threat to humanity yet our government and political system are on a go-slow response. Is this issue too hard for humans to solve?
A supercontinent could raise global temperatures to such a degree that it could wipe out mammals.
From the war in Ukraine and China’s role in the Pacific, to multi-billion-dollar military decisions, New Zealand will face huge challenges during the next term of government.
Tracking both the amount of carbon and the time that it remains stored is key to unlocking the potential of nature-based carbon storage as a climate mitigation strategy.
A scholar of national service programs points out that the government hasn’t spelled out what this one will cost, what its participants will earn or how it will operate.
Holding climate change to 1.5 might be possible – but in the best case, we’ll blow past the limit first and then backpedal.
Australia’s environment does not have sufficient legal protection from climate change, as outlined in a new report from the Climate Council Australia.
Often those most impacted by climate change are those least able to engage with climate discourse. Universities have a responsibility to engage with these communities.
Historical energy transitions show current shift from fossil fuels will need to be sped up.
In a momentous case, young EU citizens will seek to draw among a range of principles from human rights, such as that of effectiveness, to arm-twist governments into impactful climate action.
Working a day on the firelines as a wildland firefighter can require the endurance of riding the Tour de France. That takes a toll, as a physiologist explains.