Human farts and sneezes can be big — so imagine the size if they came from the world's biggest animals?
A proposal to change the way electricity generators and retailers strike contracts for electricity would be bad for both consumers and climate action.
Humanity can still limit global warming to 1.5°C this century. But political action will determine whether it actually does. Conflating the two questions amounts to dangerous, misplaced punditry.
A plan to use swappable batteries in long-haul electric trucks highlights how freight is starting to move away from fossil fuels.
Imagine constantly living with mice. When you go to sleep they run across your bed, the stench of dead mice fills the street. As an expert on mouse outbreaks, let's look at the issue in more detail.
Incredibly, once the wells dried up some became nurseries for the germination and establishment of wetland trees.
Businesses have long been a big part of the climate problem. They shouldn't scale back environmental initiatives when it all feels too hard.
First the fires, then the pandemic. It’s not just the damage to infrastructure, houses, environment and farmland that makes recovery difficult; the emotional and physical toll is often gruelling too.
Two billion people already eat 'prawns of the land', so why don't many Australians? A new CSIRO industry roadmap on edible insects explains why we should bring bugs into mainstream diets.
One mammal, the long-tailed planigale, can weigh less than a 10-cent coin. But it's ferocious, bringing down far larger prey with persistent, savage biting to the head and neck
The Morrison government and South Australian government struck this landmark deal ahead of the Biden Summit last week. Let's take a hard look at the good and bad bits.
New Zealand recently became the first country to make climate-related financial disclosures mandatory, but it has some way to go to scale up investment in climate resilience.
There's still a very good chance of recovery for most of these species, but only with new targeted conservation effort.
Our team discovered clear changes in the distribution and strength of ocean eddies. These changes have never been detected before.
There was palpable relief as Biden brought the US back to the table on global climate action, warning "we have to get this done". Depressingly, Morrison showed little sign of hearing the message.
For the first time, political will and global public opinion seem focused on profound climate action. This decade will be a decisive one.
Avenues of Honour were planted to remind us of the sacrifice and suffering of our servicemen and women. But as the years wore on, many declined or disappeared.
We'd lose coal exports but benefit from a lower Australian dollar.
The world, accustomed to Australia's shifty climate stance, is unlikely to fall for Morrison's diversion tactics at Biden's climate summit this week.
Some flood dangers can be hard to spot initially – to planners, developers and home-buyers. Sometimes, the danger comes from underground.