Al Gore to PM: ‘Malcolm, don’t build the mine’

Former United States Vice President Al Gore has a message for Australian Prime Minister: “Malcolm, don’t build the mine.” Al Gore in his message is referring to the government’s plan to allow... Read more »
Man-made climate warming has been around for 180 years

Man-made climate warming has been around for 180 years

Human-made climate change started twice as long ago as we thought Man-made climate change began 180 years ago – much earlier than previously assumed, according to a new study by an international... Read more »
India heat wave 2016

More than 100 feared dead as intense heat wave grips India

This is a second consecutive year marred by a deadly heat wave before the monsoon rains INDIA – Indian officials say more than 100 people have lost their lives as a result... Read more »
French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (C), President-designate of COP21 and Christiana Figueres (L), Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, hold hands as they react during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

What will the Paris climate deal mean for Australia?

Australia’s target of a 26 to 28 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions below 2005 levels by 2030 remains unchanged, but the Paris climate deal will put pressure on the Government... Read more »

Australia ranked third last in global climate change index

Australia has come third last in an annual assessment of 58 nations’ climate policies, with only Saudi Arabia and Kazakhstan ranking worse. The assessment by Germanwatch and Climate Action Network Europe was... Read more »
Protecting forests can mitigate the effects of worldwide climate change, indigenous leaders Tom B.K. Goldtooth of Bemjdji, Minnesota, left, and Gloria Hilda Ushiqua-Santi of the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest stress at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in LeBourget, France, Tuesday. The conference continues until next week. (Photo: AP)

Paris Climate Conference 2015: Crime against Communities

A broad alliance of leaders from communities on the frontline of the climate crisis have traveled to Paris to speak out against the proposed global climate agreement, saying that it falls far short of... Read more »
ustralia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull delivers his speech at the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015.

Australia rejects fossil fuel pledge at Paris Climate Conference 2015

Australia ‘isn’t daunted by climate challenge’ but will spend $1 billion to help its Pacific neighbours build climate resilience PARIS (France) – Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Australia will not be “daunted”... Read more »
Climate change hits poor and hungry people the hardest

Climate change hits poor and hungry people the hardest

Sustainable development is inseparable from peace, FAO Director-General tells Paris climate conference PARIS – Climate change “affects all of us, but especially the poorest and hungry people,” FAO Director-General José Graziano Da Silva... Read more »
Clover Moore marches in the climate rally from The Domain to Macquarie St. Thousands joined the climate change rally in Sydney today which packed out Maquarie St.

Australian climate marches draw thousands

Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through Australian capital cities to urge world leaders to take action on climate change ahead of a United Nations summit. Climate change rallies rolled on... Read more »
Large swells batter the coastline at Clovelly beach. Photo: Brett Costello

Weather disasters become more frequent, claiming 600,000 lives in 20 years

United States, China, India, Philippines, and Indonesia worst hit by natural disasters Weather-related disasters have become more frequent over the last 20 years, claiming more than 600,000 lives, a new UN report... Read more »
China,France agree on climate compliance checks

France and China agree checks on emissions-cutting compliance

China and France have agreed to include compliance checks in the international climate change agreement that will be negotiated in Paris in December. French President Francois Hollande who is in China to... Read more »

Climate change is not science fiction: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger named Environmental Advocate ahead of UN Climate Meeting Arnold Schwarzenegger has joined an unprecedented group of politicians, celebrities and faith leaders gathered at the summit of conscience meeting Paris, who... Read more »

Singapore and UK reaffirm commitment to Combat effects of Climate Change

New bloom in ties between Singapore and London botanic gardens LONDON – Singapore and the United Kingdom have reaffirmed their commitment to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and address the impact of climate... Read more »