We will remember 2020 as a year of crisis. COVID-19 hit Australia just as we were beginning to make sense of the horror bushfires and smoke of last summer, a...
For a century, humans high up in fire towers have sounded the alarm. But breakthroughs in technology may offer something more.
Two North Queensland teenagers will today present the federal government with new expert evidence and “strong” legal grounds to revoke the approval of Adani’s...
Australia should create ‘Pacific visa’ to reduce impact of climate change and disaster on islanders »
Displacement is growing in the Asia-Pacific region, and a new policy paper argues migration policies must be established now.
Japan, the biggest international buyer of Australian coal and gas exports, is set to accelerate its efforts towards decarbonisation with new prime minister...
‘New jobs, new industries, new wealth’: Kevin Rudd’s vision for a green recovery out of the pandemic »
Former PM says Australia risks becoming ‘the complacent country’ and could suffer another recession if it remains tied to fossil fuels.
Our special report examines the role of renewables, nuclear power and carbon capture in reaching this ambitious goal.
On this Policy Forum Pod, top climate researcher Mark Howden, social scientist Bec Colvin, and science writer Ketan Joshi examine the past and present...
News that half the corals in the Great Barrier Reef have been lost in the past two decades is alarming enough, but experts say alarm at findings of dramatic...
Climate change, pandemics and 'fascist extremism' are among Australia's biggest security risks, says Home Affairs chief »
Home Affairs Secretary Mike Pezzullo said Australia's national security faces threats from the natural world, not just armed attacks.
Social identity, not scientific evidence, drives many people’s attitudes on climate change.
ANU's Adele Morrison receives $25,000 L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science grant for climate change research »
If all of Antarctica was to melt, it would increase the sea level by nearly 60 metres and would see cities such as Sydney disappear.