National strategies depend on natural methods to offset emissions – but acknowledge this may not be possible.
We’re rarely aware of a company’s full environmental footprint.
Airlines are investing in sustainable biofuel startups and starting to uses alternative fuels, including cooking oil, ag waste and corn ethanol. But biofuels alone won’t be enough, research shows.
Companies seen as big polluters suffer little in terms of reputation and sales when they are found making misleading claims about protecting the environment.
Until February 17 2023, you can have your say on the government’s plan for standardised company reporting of climate‑related risks, which would start in 2024-25.
A lack of clarity over certain issues risks preventing the shipping industry’s energy transition from taking off.
We assessed 187 ASX200 companies – together they produce 32% of Australia’s operational emissions.
Tracking CO2 emissions with satellites can help to support emission reduction efforts under the Paris Agreement.
COP27’s agreement on observing the oceans sets a strong foundation for policymakers to invest in internationally linked observation that will help countries better monitor these carbon sinks.
The biggest issues at COP27 involve financing for low-income countries hit hard by climate change. A former World Bank official describes some promising signs she’s starting to see.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres says rules around corporate emissions reporting are “wide enough to drive a diesel truck through”.
Constructing and running buildings accounts for roughly a third of global energy use and emissions. So it’s alarming that a report to COP27 shows the sector is veering off course for net zero by 2050.
Carbon offsetting is often met with scepticism, but a new report suggests that if correctly designed it can be an important part of the net zero transition.
The transition to net zero will require huge investments, but how do we make sure investment goes to the right place?
Our prospects of a better, fairer future are inextricably linked with the minerals and metals beneath our feet. Is it time to make peace with the industry that extracts them?
Much of the debate regarding the environmental cost of childbearing is underpinned by one influential study. Given the global commitment to net zero, should this be revisited?
Fossil fuel companies are winning the battle on how we talk about natural gas expansion by referring to it as a “bridge fuel” or an essential bridge to the net-zero energy system of the future.
Liz Truss has appointed a loyal cabinet with varied environmental credentials. What will this mean for UK climate action?
Australia hasn’t tried hard enough to deliver full employment. We are well-placed, if we play to our natural strengths – including having the best solar and wind resources in the developed world.
On-demand public transit can rival car ownership in convenience, while cutting emissions and cost, and simultaneously encouraging a mode shift towards public transport.