The Conservatives' green investment standards may not have a direct impact on emissions. But with a few tweaks, it could be effective and affordable.
In a study that cultivated coral 'gardens' with varying numbers of species, plots with more species were healthier. This finding could inform strategies to help coral reefs survive climate change.
From heat stroke to asthma to lyme disease, climate change already poses a serious health risk.
Severe coral bleaching may have been the crucial factor in bringing home the reality of climate change for many people.
If the US military were a country, its carbon emissions would rank between that of Peru and Portugal.
In the face of climate change, the poorest are suffering from the excess emissions of CO₂ linked to the lifestyle of the richest. It is time to act, in the name of climate and social justice.
A citizens' assembly can help identify what the people want. Because if climate action is not democratic, it’s not realistic.
If the climate is in peril, why has the federal government approved a pipeline that will ship close to 600,000 barrels of oil per day from Alberta to British Columbia?
The global focus on plastic pollution isn't a distraction from other planetary issues.
Every year the US burns more than 34 million tons of garbage in incinerators. These plants are major pollution sources, and most are clustered in disadvantaged communities.
As climate change threatens to bring more sudden rainstorms, we need to rethink the way we manage water.
If the right changes are made today, Australia’s living standards could be up to 36% higher in 2060. This translates into a 90% increase in average wages (in adjusted, real terms) from today.
Academic research has awakened society to the scale of the climate emergency – now universities must lead the way on the solution.
Young children should be given a bigger role in deciding which charities their schools and families support.
We asked 252 Australian Greens party supporters and 252 One Nation party supporters to do some simple maths. Their answers changed when we told them it was climate change data.
We need to equip Canada’s financial sector to steer us through a global economic transition on our own terms.
Though they were against climate action, the neocons showed that diplomacy can successfully be ignored when facing a huge threat.
Academic experts on how the humble car could evolve to become an unlikely hero in the global fight against climate change.
Ten years ago, politicians such as Tony Abbott would routinely voice disdain for climate science. Now, while the policy debate remains fierce, the battleground has shifted to economics and jobs.
The bold pronouncements of 2019 must mean something through the 2020s and beyond.