House tax bill


Analysis and Comment

Fossil fuel emissions hit record high after unexpected growth: Global Carbon Budget 2017

After three years in which global carbon emissions scarcely rose, 2017 has seen them climb by 2%, as the long-anticipated peak in global emissions remains elusive.

More Analysis and Comment

Research and News

More Research and News



Sexual harassment


Puerto Rico


Sexual harassment


Revisiting the California Dream

Research and Expert Database

Analysis from academics around the world

Editors’ Picks

Most Read past week

  1. With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit
  2. After coup, will Zimbabwe see democracy or dictatorship?
  3. The strange story of turkey tails speaks volumes about our globalized food system
  4. What it’s like to be gay and in a gang
  5. Nobody is going to bail out Venezuela

Pitch an idea

Got a news tip or article idea for The Conversation?

Tell us

Our Audience

The Conversation has a monthly audience of 5 million users, and reach of 35 million through Creative Commons republication.

Want to Write?

Write an article and join a growing community of more than 58,900 academics and researchers from 2,217 institutions.

Register now

Make a Donation

The Conversation relies on university, foundation and reader support. If you would like to help us have even better conversations, then you may like to make a one-off or on-going donation.