The sheer scale of emissions from the expansion, and projects linked, to it will make achieving 2030 emission targets much harder for Western Australia and by extension, Australia and the world.
We need new experiments to model Earth’s climate if global warming is stabilised at 1.5℃. A new paper explains why.
The world promised progress at the Glasgow climate conference. Now it has to turn those promises into reality. A former senior UN official describes what to watch for in the coming year.
To combat global warming we need to use atmospheric greenhouse gas observations to keep track of emissions.
Big corporations are under pressure to take real action on emissions or risk the wrath of protesters, investors and even shareholders.
Misinformation about climate change has been spreading in other ways, and social media companies have been reluctant to stop it.
Universities have long been developing research, talent and technology that, with the right mix of industry and government support, will allow Australia to emerge as a green export and R&D leader.
The global shipping sector delivers 90% of global trade and has a carbon footprint the size of Germany’s.
Yes, trees and soils can absorb and store carbon, but the carbon doesn’t stay stored forever. That’s one of the problems with how net-zero plans for the climate are being designed.
Coal is the dirtiest fuel source – eliminating it is a priority for tackling climate change.
Climate justice is about both where emissions come from and who suffers the consequences.
Halting forest loss is a crucial milestone on the road to net zero.
Saudi Arabia and soon Australia are making net zero pledges, but they have no plans to wind down fossil fuel output soon.
Rich nations need to provide far greater climate adaptation financing to low income countries and plug the holes that siphon their limited fiscal resources to tax havens.
In countries where the right to a healthy environment is part of domestic law, court decisions are already resulting in stronger climate action.
A growing number of countries and companies have pledged to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 or earlier. But there’s a catch – they still plan to keep emitting greenhouse gases.
A large amount of methane emissions come from natural gas infrastructure and landfills – all problems companies know how to fix.
Canadians are faced with an unwanted election that’s placed climate progress at unnecessary risk.
Capturing cow urine could allow us to reduce the amount of damaging nitrate and nitrous oxide that ends up in the environment.
The hidden costs of industrial food production include immense health and environmental impacts. These include millions of deaths, climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss.