'Wet-bulb' temperature records show that deadly thresholds for heat and humidity are arriving faster than anticipated.
Changes to Australia's emissions reduction policies may do little more than channel taxpayer money to industry.
New research reveals which sectors of the global economy fuelled the emissions decline during COVID-19. We have a narrow window of time to make the change permanent.
The COVID-19 pandemic is interrupting scientific field work across North America, leaving blank spots in important data sets and making it harder to track ecological change.
It is easy for people in the industrialised world to blame population growth elsewhere for environmental damage. But increased consumption is just as important – if more confronting.
Climate change is changing Antarctic krill habitat. The repercussions for the Southern Ocean food web are huge.
Queensland's new human rights act has opened the door for a flood of climate change litigation.
The new values are a worrying outcome that no one wants, but one we must still grapple with.
This 2020 budget is not the pivot to a green rebuild many had hoped for. But its short-term focus on caring for people's health leaves the door open to stronger climate action down the track.
The COVID-19 crisis has raised major questions about the viability of the economic, business and employment models that corporate and industry lobbyists are arguing for a return to.
The review examined hundreds of studies and concluded the lower Murray should remain a freshwater ecosystem, or severe environmental and economic damage will result.
Global warming has increased plant growth and helped offset increases in carbon dioxide emissions.
A new study suggests raising dykes along a third of Europe's coastline, but there are more cost-effective options.
The imperative to keep a roof over our head keeps us wedded to economic growth. If we want to halt climate change, we need another way
Australia could grab a huge chunk of the world's steel industry, and do it on the east coast, if it gets the technologies right.
From Nairobi to Los Angeles, pandemic lockdowns have cleared pollution from the skies. But those blue vistas may be temporary, and shutdowns aren't slowing climate change.
During the pandemic, climate activists are thinking globally and acting digitally.
Climate action is a vital protection against further global shocks, especially as governments plan their post-pandemic stimulus packages.
New study is a brilliant thought experiment, despite focus on an unrealistic worst case climate change scenario.
How should the United States power its economy in 2050? A recent survey finds surprising agreement from Americans of all political stripes.