Four months since the start of invasion, the European Union has already adopted six sanction packages. Room for manoeuvre is shrinking.
The road map for a more sustainable future starts with clean energy and fossil-fuel-free transportation.
Active government involvement in the electricity sector is necessary for Australia to meet its ambitious climate targets. But we shouldn’t totally abandon the power of market forces.
Australia needs an honest reckoning with the fossil fuel industry’s decades-long hold over Australian politics. Without that, we cannot shift to a principled stand against ceaseless expansion.
Solar panels and electric cars come with their own environmental trade-offs like increased mining and extraction.
Farmers are contending with huge spikes in fertilizer prices. The Biden administration is paying US companies to boost synthetic fertilizer production, but there are other, more sustainable options.
Our coal-fired generators are failing, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has made the gas that fires the generators that are replacing them expensive, and it’s suddenly got cold.
Cooking with wood and charcoal can raise indoor air pollution to dangerous levels.
Island states are often dependent on expensive imported fossil fuels for their power. Ocean thermal energy conversion plants could provide constant power – if technical issues can be overcome.
Plastic is made from oil and natural gas, which started out as fossilized plant and animal material. But buried deep underground for millions of years, those materials changed in important ways.
The number of people who die from climate change each year is roughly the same as the number of people who die from tobacco use.
The concept of the carbon footprint can do more than just make us feel guilty about the climate cost of our everyday lives.
A study found $1.4 trillion in oil and gas industry assets would be at risk if governments follow through on their pledges to deal with climate change.
Winning the election might be the easy part for Labor compared to weaning Australia off fossil fuel exports. But it must be done.
In the absence of a clear plan for affording the high costs of decarbonisation, it’s time for the UK Treasury to tax fossil fuel companies.
The war in Ukraine threatens to turn back the clock on Russia’s climate progress, with some calling on the country to leave the Paris Agreement and roll back environmental regulations.
Former Soviet bloc nations have reason to worry about an embargo on Russian oil, but Europeans are finally recognizing the true costs of their longstanding energy dependence on Russia.
We can’t let communities face climate change alone. We must get better at adapting to the new climate, and do it before disasters not during.
Ultra long-haul flights make it possible to go Sydney to London non-stop. But does the world need them, given they are more polluting and less efficient?
War, famine and an energy crunch are affecting the world’s response to climate change, but there are reasons for optimism.