Melting ice sheets – such as this one in Greenland – are one way the Earth amplifies global warming.
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New projections suggest the world could warm 3-7 degrees over coming centuries.
Lee: 'Business will be far from usual in a world of four, five or six degrees of warming.'
Over three-quarters of Australians now accept climate change is happening, according to a new survey from the Climate Institute.
Many businesses are committing to sourcing all of their energy from renewable sources.
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A swell of business action is continuing following the Paris climate agreement.
Projects to adapt to climate change have come a long way since the 1960s when piles of cars were used to fight beach erosion.
To pay for the increasing costs of climate change Australia should have green bonds that finance projects that help us adapt. However research shows there are barriers to financing these bonds.
The crew of scientists prepare to put the drill stem into the Greenland ice sheet to probe water flows about a half of a mile below.
A glaciologist develops a lightweight method for probing the depths of Greenland's ice sheet to answer a crucial question: How fast is it melting?
Malcolm Turnbull will recount the story of Aliir Aliir, who grew up in a refugee camp in Kenya after his family fled the civil war in Sudan and this year made his debut for the Sydney Swans.
Malcolm Turnbull will tell the United Nations General Assembly climate change threatens 'the future of generations around the globe'.
From solar canopies to wind towers, Masdar City provides a living laboratory for the latest sustainable design and technology.
Live crab at a Seattle market.
Global climate change is altering the chemistry of the oceans. A recent study suggests that the Pacific coast's lucrative Dungeness crab fishery could suffer as ocean water becomes more acidic.
Lightning moves pretty quickly; would you call it instantaneous?
Steven Vanderburg, NOAA
An instant likely feels different to a person, or a redwood, or a gnat. What's infinitely small for one might be a whole lifetime for another – and that scale influences the choices we make.
Science works in ways that reflect our rationality.
There's a big difference between science and pseudoscience. But if people don't understand how science works in the first place, it's very easy for them to fall for the pseudoscience.
When Two Worlds Collide
A new documentary examines indigenous activism in Peru – calling attention to the dark side of the country's economic boom.
The livelihood of this fishing community in Nigeria is being threatened as a result of climate change.
The unanticipated public health consequences of unsustainable development reminds the world that the issues are not in the distant future, but instead face us now.
Companies are weighing up whether investment in a coal mine is worth the risk.
Risk management for climate change is starting to impact our day-to-day lives.
Climate action by Australia affects all of Sustainable Development Goals, including those on water.
When Australia joins the 71st UN General Assembly, it will reflect on its progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. But where do we start to achieve these complex and interlinked ambitions?
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A volcanic eruption in 1815 triggered a year without a summer – prompting a flowering of nature writing that is all too relevant today.
Grassroots protest is driving the divestment campaign.
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The pressure for organisations to divest from fossil fuels is coming from institutions with relatively little financial clout. But soon the richest and most powerful will have no choice but to join in.
When did the Anthropocene epoch start?
How long the Anthropocene will last, and what will be its most enduring attributes, will not be driven and decided scientifically.
An electric fan cools you down in extreme heat, but not if you're old.
Australia has sought to water down climate declarations made through the Pacific Islands Forum.
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This week's Pacific Islands Forum is the region's premier multilateral summit. But members have begun turning elsewhere out of frustration with Australia's climate negotiation tactics.