Exploiting oil and gas trapped in tar sands and shale threatens to make climate change 'unsolvable' said James Hansen, the former NASA scientist who raised concerns about global warming in the 1980s.
Scientists downplay role of climate change as the cause of this week's huge tornado in the US state of Oklahoma.
Peter Hannam Having doubts over climate change and the role of humans? You're unlikely to find many scientists who share your uncertainty.
Climate change could get worse quickly if huge amounts of extra heat absorbed by the oceans are released back into the air, scientists say.
Ben Cubby Ports will need to be fortified against the effects of climate change, including higher sea levels, storm surges and more erosion, according to the most detailed study of the problem yet undertaken.
Planning laws and flood mitigation strategies in Australia don't take into account the future impacts of climate change, leaving communities at risk from greater and more frequent extreme weather,...
Scientists have mapped and filmed the remnants of a coral reef off the NSW mid-north coast in an effort to better understand the effects of climate change.
Global warming, linked to near-record low water levels on the Mississippi River this year as well as last year's severe floods along the Missouri River, is making life on America's major river system.
The fact that Arctic sea ice has melted this year to its lowest recorded level shows, along with other weather extremes, that "climate change is taking place before our eyes", the World...
The next victim of Europe’s economic crisis is becoming the global effort to restrain fossil fuel emissions and curb pollution now at record levels.
Peter Hannam Scepticism about climate change may melt during the great heatwave.
The world could avoid much of the damaging effects of climate change this century if greenhouse gas emissions are curbed more sharply, research shows.
Peter Hannam For Australia, 2013 looks like being a "year of living extremely" if January is anything to go by.
Either rich nations will find a way to supply needy nations suffering from damaging climate effects 'or you will have all kinds of unrest and revolutions,' top German climate advisor tells UN.
The departing chief of the US Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa P. Jackson, says she cringes whenever she is asked if President Barack Obama is truly serious about confronting climate change.
Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in Washington to urge President Barack Obama to take concrete measures to fight global warming.
Rohit T. Aggarwala Environmentalists in the US sense a decisive shift in the debate over climate change. How should they respond?
John Cook, University of Queensland Over time, the percentage of climate scientists agreeing that humans are causing global warming has steadily increased. This, argues John Cook, leads to consensus.
The Amazon rainforest is less vulnerable to die off because of global warming than widely believed because the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide also acts as an airborne fertiliser, a study showed on...
Gerard Wynn Climate change will not be a top issue in the United States under President Barack Obama, despite the soaring rhetoric in his Inaugural Address last month.