The adverse environmental impacts of academic travel are known. It is now up to institutions to determine how to adapt to these impacts.
The usual way we calculate the economic damage of natural disasters underestimates their true toll – which is key to understanding the costs of climate change.
The government has reportedly set aside 180,000 hectares of land for construction of a new capital in East Kalimantan.
While the world watches the Brazilian Amazon burn, across the border in Bolivia it’s also ablaze.
Some climate scientists have spoken out about the dangers of climate change. But a new study shows those voices may not be very influential.
Fossil fuels are heating the atmosphere – but the fact that we're burning them may not be the only reason.
Recent reports describe people dying from infections caused by flesh-eating bacteria. But that doesn't that mean you can't still enjoy time at the beach frolicking in warm water.
Climate deniers recently gathered to talk shop at Donald Trump's hotel in Washington DC. There's more to their links with the president than a reservation, though.
Air conditioning requires energy, and contributes to global warming – here are five ways of cooling which won't cost the planet.
The clearest picture yet of the past 2,000 years of global temperatures has shown warming in the last 50-odd years is unprecedented in the last two millennia.
Scientists introduced credible climate change to the world in 1979, but it's taken decades for their message to sink in.
The fossil fuel industry depends on massive government support, which makes the public foot the bill for a harmful and uncompetitive industry.
Australian houses are not designed and built for the realities of climate change
Could our best shot at stopping climate catastrophe be restoring forests on a massive scale?
Policies to tackle climate change will make it more expensive not to act.
The vast majority of climate scientists agree that rising CO₂ is driving climate change, yet barely 50% of the public agrees. Did scientists get the story wrong? No, as the fossil record makes clear.
Greenland's ice made headlines in June, as warm weather made for unseasonably widespread melting. And though this summer is still unfolding, the human fingerprint on Greenland's ice can't be denied.
A new study lays out what must happen immediately for any hope of limiting global warming to 1.5°C.
A key tool for capturing and storing carbon may have been hiding in plain sight all along.
Carbon offsetting is one way of doing it – but sometimes the simplest methods work best.