The world should stop arguing about whether humans are causing climate change and start taking action, the president of the World Bank said.
Peter Hannam Australia's rush to acquire airconditioners and fridges is creating a greenhouse gas time bomb, which the Greens and environmental groups say existing regulations, including the carbon tax, are ill...
The federal government won’t say whether it will take the advice of its top climate scientists and keep Australia’s coal reserves in the ground to avoid dangerous global warming.
Religions have generally been slow to embrace climate change as an issue but things are changing.
Peter Hannam The final report of a cross-party inquiry into Australia's biodiversity and climate change produced only 'weak and ineffective' recommendations, the Australian Conservation Foundation said.
US mayors pledged Monday to make their communities more resilient to increasingly severe floods, droughts, extreme storms and wildfires.
Russia is emerging as a major obstacle to a climate deal in 2015 with its opposition of the consensus approach to talks.
Hamish Boland-Rudder For those who got excited by momentary snow forecasts for Canberra on their iPhone or smartphone weather app over the coming weekend, the advice from the weather bureau is not to get your hopes up.
Jessica Wright and Stephen Cauchi Melburnians can expect a cold night and morning with temperatures expected to drop to 4 degrees overnight in the city.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg called for a $US20b system of flood barriers to protect low-lying areas from storms almost eight months after Hurricane Sandy devastated the region.
US President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, agree to cooperate in fighting climate change by cutting the use of hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, the White House said a statement.
Nicky Phillips Not many people can attract a decent sized crowd to give what is essentially a maths lesson.
Nicky Phillips Not many people can attract a decent-sized crowd to present what is essentially a maths lesson.
UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey will make his strongest attack yet on climate change skeptics he accuses of purveying a what he calls a 'seductive' and 'angerous' message that global warming has stopped.
Mongolia is aiming to turn itself into a regional renewable energy hub as it tries to fight off the pressures of global warming.
Japan and Norway topped a list of industrialized nations that beat a $30 billion funding goal for climate-protection projects in poorer countries, Climate Analytics said as it urged better...
China and the US, the world’s two biggest emitters of carbon dioxide, pledged to cooperate in addressing climate change amid stalled international talks on protecting the environment.
Peter Hannam Having doubts over climate change and the role of humans? You're unlikely to find many scientists who share your uncertainty.
Greenland ice melting at an expanding pace may begin cooling the North Atlantic and increasing the severity of storms by 2075, said James Hansen, the former NASA scientist who raised concerns about...
Scientists downplay role of climate change as the cause of this week's huge tornado in the US state of Oklahoma.