Climate models embed colonial attitudes and massive inequality.
Fear and Wonder is a new climate podcast, brought to you by The Conversation, and sponsored by the Climate Council. In episode one, we discuss how scientists know the climate is changing.
Raising such a depressing topic can feel awkward. Speaking up about climate change therefore takes courage.
Australia continues to support unlimited growth in fossil fuel production and export, flying in the face of the latest IPCC report. Mapped: 67 new coal, and 49 gas/oil projects.
Already, climate change plays out in all parts of the world. Every further increment of warming will bring rapidly escalating hazards, including more intense heatwaves and heavier rainfall.
A child born now is likely to suffer, on average, three to four times as many climate extreme events in their lifetime as their grandparents did.
Fear and Wonder is a new climate podcast, brought to you by The Conversation, and sponsored by the Climate Council.
As the world waits with bated breath for the release of the latest UN climate report, let’s take a fresh look at the IPCC. What can we expect from the Synthesis Report on Monday evening?
Developing countries are expected to quit coal faster than any energy transition in history.
The best thing to do is to stop emitting carbon. However, preserving a safe climate will likely require us to go further.
The promise of US$100 billion a year for North-South solidarity is now a source of frustration for developing countries.
Offsetting carbon emissions sounds great. In practice, it’s often used to maintain the high-emissions status quo.
Facing human threats, Mumbai’s Koli community are taking risk reduction into their own hands – other vulnerable coastal settlements should take note.
The science tells us this is our last chance to avert planetary disaster. Accepting our feelings of intense loss – for ourselves and the Earth – can propel us into action, writes Joelle Gergis.
Wildfires are intensifying, yet they’re one of the most poorly understood phenomena on Earth. New research shows that they can disturb both regional and global climate.
Extreme downpours caught people off guard from Las Vegas to Kentucky in July 2022.
Even some climate change scientists who sit on the IPCC think the organisation needs a rethink.
The big climate and biodiversity assessment reports are too few and far between. The world needs much more regular reporting for action and adaptation to keep pace.
Climate artists can offer a vision of tangible networks, activities, behaviours and lifestyles that, rather than damaging the planet, support planetary — and personal — health and well-being.
As the ocean temperature rises, many marine species are moving toward the north and south poles in search of cooler waters, thus rewriting the menus of seafood restaurants on the West Coast of Canada.