The Coalition’s Direct Action – lambasted by its own party as a policy of “fiscal recklessness” – is now officially Australia’s climate policy. No one believes it will meet its own modest targets, but it will allow native forests to be burned for carbon credits.
Sustainability is possible over the next century, but only if we control climate change.
Reef historian Iain McCalman, and reef scientist Stephen Palumbi, are monitoring reef degradation from opposite sides of the planet. They compared notes.
Europe has made the first substantive commitments of any major polluter towards an international climate deal. It puts a lie to Abbott government claims that the world is not acting, but raises fears that Australia could expand its role as a spoiler in international climate deal.
Backed by the Galileo Movement, Patrick Moore – who recently compared environmentalists to the Taliban – is touring Australia.
Could climate change bring huge spiders and snakes, or shrunken mountain goats? Apparently, there’s some science behind the wacky news headlines.
BZE report reveals surprisingly high emissions profile for Australia’s Land Use sector, maps path to zero via well-understood, widely practiced strategies.
Are Earth’s oceans hotting up or aren’t they? And if so, how will this affect life on dry land? A top to bottom look at oceans and climate change.