I was scrolling through Instagram when I saw it: a white fuzz ball of a baby seal, snuggling in a snowdrift. You better believe I liked it ... then I read the caption.
Australia's inland plants are among those most likely to be affected by rising temperatures, challenging the concept that the country's weather extremes would make them less susceptible to global warming, a new study has found.
Embattled CSIRO boss has been given another four year to right the science agency.
More than health care, race or the economy, the US president believes his efforts to slow global warming will be the most consequential legacy of his presidency.
Australia is set to triple its large-scale solar energy capacity as costs dive almost to those of wind farms.
A "fair share" of the country's allowable carbon emissions will soon be burnt through, a think tank says.
The most destructive categories of tropical storms to strike the heavily populated regions of east Asia are becoming more intense.
Even Coalition supporters are in favour of using the courts to challenge mining projects, a survey finds.
China's parliament has ratified the Paris agreement on climate change, ahead of its hosting of next week's G20 meeting.
The world's 20 largest economies need to increase their climate commitments, and Australia's not doing its fair share.
The Climate Change Authority has backed off its commitment to assess the implications of the Paris climate accord in a move critics say signals a weakening of its independence.
ACT must continue to lead nation by achieving carbon-neutrality by 2040, environmental groups.
Adani's Carmichael coal mine has cleared another legal hurdle after the Federal Court threw out a challenge against the project.
If the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warning levels, scientists find.
Shifting to a low-carbon energy future while maintaining competition and reliability will be a challenge for the new minister.
The climate change-denying senator is creating ripples around the world.
With the chief executive's contract still under a cloud is it time for him to go?
Gridlocked roads might not seem the obvious place to build mini-power plants but one company has different ideas
It sounds like the beginning of a Hollywood zombie thriller. But a bigger, less exciting horror film is also playing out as in Siberia.
Some fish may cope with the changing chemistry of the oceans linked to global warming by permanently setting their body defences to night-time levels, the time of day when they find seawater least hospitable, a study says.
One day apparently is a long time in climate change politics.
New wind farm guidelines are expected to impose tough requirements on developers to limit their visual impact.
First it was dead birds, then noise. Now wind farms are being blamed for destroying the electricity market and pushing prices as high as $14,000 per megawatt hour.
The oil and gas industry has the potential to drive climate change action but only if it makes a clear break with its coal cousins.
It's time for the Baird government to link national carbon goals to NSW's planning rules, the EDO says.
This June has joined every other month of this year so far in setting an all-time monthly record for global temperatures, according to two separate US science agencies - although the globe was not as warm last month as it was earlier in the year.
NSW regulators do not routinely test coal seam gas wells after they have been plugged and abandoned, relying instead on ''technical reports'' by the companies that the wells pose no threat.
Political uncertainty after the weekend's indecisive federal elections could further hinder Australia's development of business tools needed to tackle climate change, leaving it lagging further behind other nations, analysts say.
Signs that the gas industry may be uncorking a new climate genie are growing.