Klaus Lackner is finding new ways to cut the technology’s high costs and energy demand, and he’s about to launch the first ‘mechanical tree.’
Climate change is forcing countries to review both their security strategies and their military sustainability.
Companies may be using the positive impacts of sport to divert attention from their roles in furthering climate change.
Sponges are ancient marine animals and have already shown robustness against stresses from climate change. New research now shows they can also tolerate low-oxygen conditions.
Three ‘just transition’ priorities identified by the coal-mining communities of the Hunter Valley in NSW hold lessons for the rest of Australia, and the world.
There’s a lot of buzz around green hydrogen. But we need to get the groundwork right - and pick the best spots to produce it
Extreme heat over 50℃ is likely to become more common, giving us yet another reason for Australia to act fast on climate change.
International refugee law must be overhauled to consider climate change and include “deadly environments” as a form of persecution.
Forests around the world will need to shift their ranges to adapt to climate change. But many trees and plants rely on animals to spread their seeds widely, and those partners are declining.
While surface temperatures were about the 6th warmest on record in 2021, the upper oceans were at their hottest – and they’re a stronger indicator of global warming. A top climate scientist explains.
This increases the risk of disastrous flash flooding in the region’s coastal cities.
Addressing urgent and complex problems such as climate change involves research across the full spectrum of society – and that includes Australia’s young people.
The African continent stands to lose the most from climate change - here’s what local governments can do to protect it.
Lessons from ancient architecture can help us design buildings that provide comfort and convenience without costing the earth.
2021 was NZ’s hottest year on record, and the current summer heatwave is a reminder that our biodiversity is already being affected.
important decisions must be made today for urban greening programs to succeed in a warmer world.
What should climate scientists do in the face of ever rising emissions? They could continue providing more evidence, join climate activists – or stop work in protest against government inaction.
A hurricane that wreaked havoc from Louisiana to New York City, the Texas freeze and devastating western wildfires topped NOAA’s list of billion-dollar disasters in 2021.
Animals are surprisingly good at avoiding fire - but can they survive the unprecedented megafires we now face?
Will Don’t Look Up wake people up? Here’s what the research on climate communication says.