Putting affected people and communities at the centre of difficult relocation decisions must be a priority under laws that replace the old Resource Management Act.
An economist and an environmental law expert explain why a tax is more palatable to the industry and better for the public than regulation.
A transcript of episode 5 of The Conversation Weekly podcast, including stories on the Arctic Ocean and new archaeological finds in Tanzania's Olduvai Gorge.
By continuing to privilege economic growth over environmental and social sustainability, we are taking huge risks with our future.
New social housing can provide a safe, secure and climate resilient home for tenants.
Excavator, farmer, matchmaker: echidnas provide a host of benefits to nature. So let's harness the potential.
Governments must expand the number of people who see themselves as "winners" in the transition to a low-carbon society.
Seagrass meadows are a powerful ally in the effort to slow climate change and reverse wildlife losses.
Trees and shrubs in cold-weather climates rely on certain signals, such as temperature and light, to know when to leaf out and bloom. Climate change is scrambling those signals.
Plus, new discoveries about early humans in Tanzania's Olduvai Gorge. Listen to episode 5 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Groundwater was once thought to buffer streams from warming, but an inexpensive new technique shows streams fed by shallow groundwater may be just as susceptible as those without.
Experts reviewed the literature on climate change and gender in developing countries, and found many unhelpful, outdated assumptions are still kicking around.
The global pandemic caused an unprecedented drop in global emissions. But this is likely to rebound as economies start to recover.
New research challenges the idea that Laki caused years of extreme weather in Scotland and has implications for how we deal with sudden, forced climate change today.
In northwest Mexico, biologists are building a network of radio towers to track how individual migratory birds move among important wetland areas.
Tackling climate change involves changes in behaviour that would significantly improve people's general health — and save money.
Retreat, re-liberalisation, or business as usual.
There will be more weather-driven disasters like February's deep freeze in Texas, and energy planners aren't prepared.
We are only just beginning to understand the importance of this deep and hidden area of the inter-reef that supports a rich diversity of marine life.
Contrary to popular belief, falling natural gas prices didn't significantly accelerate coal power plant retirements. Here's what did.