Plans to reduce emissions quickly are seductive but can stall. Climate initiatives should end dependence on fossil energy and pursue a path towards a more just and equitable society.
Michael McCain has been criticized for maligning Donald Trump on the Maple Leaf Foods corporate Twitter account over Flight PS752. But strong leaders don't shy away from taking a stand.
Major investors profess support for efforts against climate change but have very little to show for their promises.
Mathematical modelling tools may predict where tsetse flies are being driven to extinction.
The ecological costs of huge, repetitive, high-severity wildfires on ecosystems could be colossal.
A technological arms race in the 80s resulted in a world-first solar cell, that today underpins half the world's solar power.
In time Australia's AAA credit rating will be at risk.
As well as a stark warning about climate change, the disaster underlines the importance of wildlife monitoring.
Households generate a large share of national greenhouse gas emissions and can take steps to reduce them.
Bushfire smoke accumulating over Australian cities contains a complex chemical mix which does all sorts of things to the human body.
In a landmark case in the Netherlands, the courts have ordered the government to cut carbon emissions. A similar strategy would be difficult in Australia, but other legal options could bring change.
Wages, starlight and polls can all be interpreted using statistics. While probabilities, medians and noise can be challenging, a simple dice can provide insights into statistics.
Having fewer children is one of the most effective ways an individual can mitigate climate change.
The latest bushfires cannot be compared to Ash Wednesday or Black Saturday. Our nation's fire history is being rewritten.
A new US study has found warmer temperatures will lead to more deaths from injury, for example in transport accidents, drownings, assaults and suicides. But what does this mean for Australia?
This is not the first time Australia's major cities have been shrouded in bushfire smoke. But this time, the culprits must held to account.
Fish larvae will swim towards the sounds of a desirable reef, but degraded reefs cannot be rebuilt on sound alone.
I am a climate scientist on holiday in the Blue Mountains, watching climate change in action.
As food systems are made vulnerable through climate change, we need to acknowledge and address the eco-anxiety provoked by threats to food security.
The Bureau of Meterology says persistent drought and record temperatures were a major driver of Australia's fire activity, and the context for 2019 lies in the past three years of drought.