Jonathan Swan Andrew Jones has watched the ocean swallow his beach. During the past 18 months, from the porch of the Taree Old Bar Surf Club, he has seen about ''60 to 70 metres of beach frontage'' disappear.
Brian Robins The state's coastal erosion legislation continues to cause controversy even before it returns to Parliament this week, as criticism mounts that local councils are being given too much control.
Hamish Boland-Rudder, Fleta Page There’s a cold breeze blowing from the south, snow dusting the Brindabellas, and the first frost expected within days – and it’s not even Anzac Day yet in Canberra.
Marissa Calligeros The big wet is far from over, with central Queensland bracing for more flooding and the state’s north on cyclone watch.
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.
Peter Hannam The wet and wild weather that caused flooding in much of eastern NSW is likely to continue for much of this week.
Traditional owners wary of plans by the Queensland government to open Cape York to more farming.
Robert Nolin THE Caribbean region's coral reefs have ceased growing at an ''extremely alarming'' rate and may be poised for massive erosion, a new study has determined.
Megan Levy More than 2100 residents in Grafton have been ordered to evacuate on Tuesday morning as authorities prepare for the Clarence River to hit a record peak at midday which authorities warn will cause...
The long US drought has brought storms reminiscent of the 1930s Dust Bowl, with climate change partly to blame, experts say.
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.
Evidence that global warming is man-made is getting stronger, the head of a UN panel of climate scientists said, in a further blow to sceptics who argue rising temperatures can be explained by...
Islands most vulnerable to rising sea levels are pushing for a climate-damage insurance program, adding to pressure on industrial nations to boost aid committed to fight global warming past $US100...
Sea levels are rising 60 per cent faster than UN projections, threatening low-lying areas from Miami to the Maldives, a study said on Wednesday.
Staff reporters Authorities have found a man previously feared to have been in a car which was swept off the road by flooding in central Queensland.
Larissa Nicholson, Hamish Boland-Rudder Canberra is on track to record its coldest October day in more than four decades.
Peter Hannam Budding wave energy hopeful, BioPower Systems, has formed a 'strategic alliance' with one of China's biggest industrial firms as it seeks to develop wave energy technology to commercial scale.
John Vidal The vast polar ice cap, which regulates the Earth’s temperature, has this year retreated further and faster than anyone expected.
Sydney is in for a wet and windy peak hour, while coastal areas face the risk of a storm surge this evening, Weatherzone says.
NSW has just had its gloomiest, wettest and coldest weekend of the year and now the sunshine is taking over, but only briefly.