Efforts to control the fossil fuel industry lobbying of the federal government must step up or we could face greater inequality and lessened democracy.
Pessimism, as explored by the philosopher Schopenhauer, offers tools to come to terms with the idea that refusing to relentlessly pursue happiness is perhaps the most reasonable attitude.
While official data is yet to be released, this year’s Mediterranean marine heatwave will likely have devastating ecological consequences.
A survey conducted in Texas state prisons finds that many lack basic resources like cold water, ice and air conditioning to help incarcerated people and staff keep cool during heat waves.
Sperm whales support ecotourism in Kaikōura and blue whales come to feed off the New Zealand coast – but both may become a rare sight as ocean temperatures continue to rise.
Right now, the safeguard mechanism meant to reduce emissions is not fit for purpose. Labor is exploring ways to fix it - and create a proper pollution market.
Here are two possible forms of regional geoengineering.
Scott Morrison secretly assumed control of the resources portfolio, among others. Now a gas company wants one of his captain’s calls to be scrapped.
Storms and flash floods often follow a heatwave.
Most claiming to be compatible with the climate agreement show a strong continuing reliance on natural gas and coal.
The US is a latecomer to offshore wind development, but President Biden has set big goals for expanding it. The Gulf of Mexico has good conditions and a large offshore energy industry.
If surveillance focuses only on diseases that have already emerged, we’ll remain behind the curve. Better prediction of future pandemics will need to integrate animal, planetary and human health.
Britain is suffering through its worst drought since the 1970s.
Newspapers were writing about climate change more than a century ago. Here’s why it’s taken so long to start tackling it.
The important change sends a direct signal for more investment in renewable energy, and comes not a moment too soon.
One estimate suggests at least a sixth of all emissions cuts expected from the Inflation Reduction Act would come from carbon capture.
Our ability to cool the planet takes humanity into unchartered territory. In a new paper published today, researchers discuss the big unknowns in a post net-zero world.
When Pacific Forum economic ministers meet today in Vanuatu, the region’s troubled airline sector should be high on their agenda.
But new research offers some hope if we are able to keep climate change under control.
Almost 35 years after the US Senate was first warned about climate change, it has passed a bill. Here’s what it means for Australia.