With further evidence that the world’s coral reefs are dying as global warming continues, pressure is mounting for Australia to increase emissions reduction.
Australia could claim an increase to its emissions reduction target, but it may not be enough to dodge scorn from wealthy nations with bigger climate ambitions.
Sidestepping the political debate, farmers are banding together to tell consumers about their commitments to climate action.
Australia’s leaders say they’re doing their part to avoid catastrophic global warming by promoting low emissions technologies without affecting jobs.
Climate change is increasing the frequency of bleaching events, just as it is making severe bushfires more common, which reduces the vibrant flora and fauna in each of these ecosystems.
Scientists say the World Heritage-listed site remains exposed to the effects of climate change, despite Australia’s campaign to block a proposed UNESCO “in-danger” rating.
Corporate Australia is voluntarily imposing a carbon tax on itself in an effort to keep pace with the global groundswell of ambitious climate action.
A major federal report has not modeled the cost of climate change despite the forecast of significant impacts to fossil fuel exports from global climate action.
The government’s new threatened species strategy is taking a fresh approach to stopping species disappearing from the planet in the wake of the Black Summer bushfires.
Threats to Australia’s biosecurity are on the rise due to growing trade, international travel, urbanisation, climate change and biodiversity loss.