Many countries have decided a Green New Deal is exactly the right stimulus response to the COVID crisis. Australia's steadfast investment in fossil fuels will only hold us back.
Universities are vital hubs of research and teaching on climate change and, as big organisations, produce significant emissions themselves. They should therefore lead action to limit climate change.
Flattening inequality between and within countries could allow everyone a good standard of living within a liveable climate.
Recycling and turning off the lights are good steps towards a more sustainable society, but they are not nearly as important for the climate as reducing meat consumption, air travel and driving.
Three decades of growing scientific certainty about climate change have yielded little progress.
This idea environmental regulation hurts the economy is deeply entrenched in pro-business discourse. Our analysis of 22 nations suggest, in the long term, the opposite is true.
Australia abandoned its moral obligations under Kyoto. By carrying our mistakes into the Paris deal, we risk firming our status as a global climate pariah.
A decentralised climate organisation, based on blockchain, could help get the world to work together to act against climate change.
The long-awaited paper sets a positive tone. But it's not clear if the government grasps the sheer scale or urgency of the emissions reduction task.
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.
Why we should free children from the deadening tyranny of being driven everywhere.
Climate action is a vital protection against further global shocks, especially as governments plan their post-pandemic stimulus packages.
By self-isolating, people all over the world are acting for the collective good. That's encouraging for tackling climate change.
Stay connected and engaged to the climate change cause, and you might find we emerge from the coronavirus crisis with more hope than before.
The coronavirus is devastating, but failing to tackle climate change because of the pandemic only compounds the tragedy.
And why COVID-19 has launched a response that the climate crisis couldn't.
The lack of progress by governments in reducing global emissions means bold solutions across multiple fronts are now needed.
Carbon accounting isn't always simple, so it's important to make it easier to measure and reduce emissions at the local level. And that's ultimately the starting point for global climate action.
Recent extreme events in Australia, with torrential rain and floods following devastating bushfires, have focused the World Urban Forum's attention on the urgency of climate action.
New research shows changing your lifestyle for environmental reasons can lead you into political action.