One natural disaster can exacerbate the effects of others – think landslides after wildfires. This means engineers and planners need to rethink how they assess and prepare for risk.
Company directors have been put on notice about their duty to consider and disclose climate change risks. And to do that properly they need to call on the expertise of accountants.
The failure of political systems is the main cause of conflict and displacement but climate change can exacerbate this.
The European Investment Bank's funding of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline will harm the climate and makes little financial sense.
The oil giant is bowing to pressure exerted by shareholders and the authorities as it tries to catch up with its competitors.
The Trump administration's decision to dismiss or accept a government-prepared climate report will have life-or-death consequences, says a climate scientist involved in the previous report.
Achieving the goal of sustainable cities depends on rolling back the market after decades of privatisation and deregulation.
A climate scientist and policy scholar sees three possible scenarios following Trump's plan to pull out of the Paris Agreement –
ranging from a small uptick in emissions to a global recession.
The federal government has defunded a national research agency that looks at how best to adapt to climate-related impacts such as floods, droughts and heatwaves - a decision that could cost lives.
A researcher on sea level rise and climate change impacts reviews Kim Stanley Robinson's new novel, 'New York 2140,' which envisions the city's future in the face of extreme sea-level rise.
Talk of adapting to climate change is less polarizing to conservatives than the idea of slashing emissions.
Climate change isn't just an environmental problem. It is one of the fundamental economic challenges of this century.
A philosopher of 'procreation ethics' at the center of a controversy over having kids explains why we can't ignore the population question in an era of climate change.
'Adaptation' will help deal with the next decade or two of global warming. But what about key energy or transport links that are expected to last a century?
Coastal communities include 24 federal seats held by margins of 5% or less, and their local councils are pressing the Australian government to show more urgency about the impacts of climate change.
Our climate is changing. But many of the devastating repercussions are little understood.
Obama's trips to vastly different areas – New Orleans and Alaska – laid bare the rising costs of adapting to climate change, now and in the future.
Climate change means droughts will become more frequent, and butterflies will be particularly affected.
Delta cities in both rich and poor countries face uphill, and potentially costly, battle in containing risk from flooding.
Nations such as the United States have treated climate change as a major security threat for years. The Australian government's forthcoming Defence White Paper cannot afford to ignore the issue.