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.
HVAC and the Impact of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol
The Montreal Protocol was designed to reduce ozone depleting substances which were affecting the earth’s protective ozone layer.
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.
Report Points to more Intense Natural Storms to Hit Australia
Australia will be increasingly battered by severe storms, with Sydney to be hardest hit, a new report has found.
Australia Ratifies Paris Climate Deal
Australia joins the next round of international climate change talks with a treat in its bag after the federal government ratified the Paris agreement.
Paris Climate Deal Has Arrived – So What Happens Now?
The Paris Agreement on climate change has come into force, faster than anyone had anticipated.
Climate Change to Impact Coffee Bean Farming
Global warming will leave coffee drinkers with a bitter aftertaste as it cuts usable coffee farming land in half by 2050, driving prices up and quality...
Rising Temperatures to Cost Billions by 2030
Rising temperatures caused by climate change may cost the world economy over $US2 trillion ($A2.63 trillion) in lost productivity by 2030 as hot weather makes it...
Global Economy Vulnerable to Changing Weather
The globalisation of the world's economy this century has made it far more vulnerable to the impacts of extreme weather, including heat stress on workers, scientists...
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rise Over Year
Australia's greenhouse gas emissions fell slightly in the September quarter compared to the previous period, but have increased over the year.
OECD Warns Aust to Step up Emission Cuts
Australia has been warned to lift its game on emissions, with a new report finding it is still one of the most carbon-intensive countries among developed...
Climate Experts Call for WA Fracking Ban
The former head of the CSIRO's atmospheric research team and a former premier are among a group of more than 50 experts urging the Western Australian...
Climate Top Threat to Pacific: Leaders
Australia's signing of a declaration calling climate change the "single greatest threat" to the Pacific region must be followed up with real action on emissions, environmental...
Morrison Weighs up Drought-proofing Tools
A national water transport network to help farmers is one proposal Prime Minister Scott Morrison will look at to guard against future droughts.
Pull Out of Paris Agreement, Abbott Urges
Former prime minister Tony Abbott wants the government to pull out of the Paris climate agreement, saying it would be the best way to keep energy...
No End in Sight for Drought-hit NSW
Farmers desperate for Autumn rains to keep alive their cattle, flocks and crops are struggling in the dry heat of a drought which is affecting a...