Brian Robins STATE POLITICS Logging of Riverina red gums will stop from the middle of the year, in a pre-election about-face from a state government keen to bolster its environmental credentials.
Peter Hannam Climate change is real, it's happening and the risks are many and rising, so says the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in its latest report.
Tom Arup, Stephanie Wood The latte sippers of the inner city may not be the communities most threatened by climate change, but the latest UN scientific assessment of global warming's impacts suggests they will not go...
Tim Elliott The sea turtle, one of the earth's oldest creatures, is facing a battle for survival.
Fiona Johnson On Monday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest report on the impacts of global warming. Here are 10 practical effects of climate change that you might feel in the home.
Peter Hannam Species forced to move and adapt as they run out of continental shelf.
Sometimes bad things come in small packages.
Peter Hannam Thousands of Sydneysiders will take part in the Earth Hour on Saturday evening, an event organisers hope will kick off a year-round campaign against climate change.
Peter Hannam Proposed loosening of land-clearing codes by the O'Farrell government will allow NSW farmers to “slash, burn and rip” will little oversight, environmental groups claim.
President Barack Obama wants Americans to see how climate change will remake their own backyards - and to make it as easy as opening a web-based app.
Darren Gray Hunters will be authorised to shoot and kill up to 220 deer at three parks near Melbourne under a culling program to be managed by Parks Victoria.
The Danish Jyllands Park Zoo said it might put down one of its giraffes, which by coincidence is also named Marius, the same as the giraffe killed by Copenhagen Zoo on Sunday, according to Danish...
Global warming will fail to reduce high winter death rates as some officials have predicted because there will be more harmful weather extremes even as it gets less cold, a British study showed on...
Peter Hannam D espite a role on a Gillard government panel to help cut the impact of the carbon tax on companies exposed to foreign competition, former Caltex chairman Dick Warburton is no fan of carbon controls.
Climate change will play havoc with farming, and policy makers and researchers aren't fully aware of the significance on food supply, according to the World Bank.
Queensland is braced for yet another scorcher as the drought continues to take hold across the state.
Inga Ting Farmers in some of the state's northern inland areas could be thanking the heavens in coming days for the heaviest rainfall the drought-stricken region in years.
Inga Ting, Bianca Hall Farmers in the state's north-west could be thanking the heavens in coming days for the heaviest rainfall in years in the drought-stricken region.
Peter Hannam Last week's heatwave that baked most of south-eastern Australia rivalled the intensity of the searing temperatures that preceded the Black Saturday bushfires almost five years ago, according to...
Peter Hannam Another spell of heat is headed for south-eastern Australia just as conditions ease for fire crews and communities following last week's record-breaking heatwave.