Runaway Global Warming Just Decades Away
Earth may be just decades away from a climatic tipping point that triggers runaway global warming and threatens the future of humanity, scientists have warned.
Study Raises Concerns About Lead Exposure
Environmental exposure to low levels of lead hidden in paint, soil and plumbing systems could be responsible for hundreds of premature deaths every year, an international...
Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma
Middle aged Australians who live near major roads are more likely than others to suffer from asthma, a study has found.
Light Pollution on the Rise
The world is getting brighter, but US scientists say that may not be a good thing.
Carbon Dioxide at Record Levels: UN
The amount of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere grew at record rate in 2016 to a level not seen for millions of years, potentially fuelling...
50-degree Future for Aussie Cities: Study
Climate change could result in Melbourne and Sydney sweltering through 50-degree days within the next couple of decades, a new study warns.
US Still Quitting Paris Climate Deal
US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser has told a United Nations meeting that the US is standing by its plan to abandon the Paris climate...
New Technologies for Smarter Water Efficiency
When talking waste water, what do the terms reduce and reuse mean in an Australian context, and how can we tap into disruptive new technology that’s...
WA to Ban Plastic Bags Next Year
Single-use plastic shopping bags will be banned in Western Australia from July, bringing the state into line with other jurisdictions.