• Climate change action

    Alan Stevenson     |      November 18, 2022

    It is becoming increasingly apparent that the world’s leaders are more intent on a talk-fest at COP27 than actually doing anything meaningful about the situation.

  • Island nations hope to turn the tide at COP27

    Luky Adrianto     |      November 10, 2022

    Island and archipelago nations have a chance to be heard by policymakers around the world at COP27 in their bid to shore up fish stocks.

  • What Australia needs to bring to COP27

    Wesley Morgan     |      November 7, 2022

    Multiple global crises threaten to overshadow the forthcoming climate summit in Egypt, but the task at COP27 over the next two weeks is more urgent than ever.

  • Healthy people need a healthy planet

    Celia McMichael     |      November 5, 2022

    Climate change is affecting the health of people around the world as well as the planet itself, and transitioning to net-zero emissions could be the greatest health opportunity of the 21st century.

  • Australia aims to change climate reputation at COP27

    Robyn Eckersley     |      November 4, 2022

    The new Federal government hopes to transform Australia’s reputation into a climate leader at COP27 but there’s a lot of damage to make up for after years of delay, obfuscation and inaction.

  • Opening the window

    Open Forum     |      November 1, 2022

    A new report argues that urgent sector and system-wide transformations in power production, industry, transport, infrastructure, food and financial systems could still avert climate disaster.

  • Game, set and greenwash

    Open Forum     |      October 31, 2022

    Australian sport is propped up by gambling, junk food and fossil fuel companies looking to peddle their ways or “greenwash” their image.

  • It’s a fair COP27

    Saskia van Wees     |      October 24, 2022

    COP27 provides an opportunity for countries to collaborate on crafting more appropriate climate finance programs in the form of grants to lower income countries bearing the burden of loss and damage due to climate change.

  • Flooded farms will push up prices

    Elisabeth Vogel     |      October 21, 2022

    Some of Victoria’s most important agricultural regions have been inundated by severe floods, potentially creating food shortages and higher supermarket prices for milk, fruit, vegetables and other farm products.

  • Reefs on the rocks

    Open Forum     |      September 27, 2022

    Australian reef fish populations are being dominated by generalist species, rather than species adapted to specific habitats or niches, according to Australian research which also found that temperature and habitat changes have caused significant disruptions to native reef fishes.

  • Crossing the climate bridge

    Robert Glasser     |      September 20, 2022

    Greenhouse emissions in the recent past have ensured significant global warming is to come and the world must marshal its resources to address the inevitable increase in global, regional and national climate disruptions to come.

  • When the rivers run dry

    Catherine Russell     |      September 6, 2022

    While NSW has suffered floods, rivers around the world are running dry, prompting calls to restore drained wetlands to improve retention during lengthening periods of drought.