Meeting for the first time since the Paris summit, Brazil, South Africa, India and China said they would sign the Paris agreement, but would oppose a proposed aviation tax, an issue postponed at the climate meet last December.
Against a backdrop of accelerating climate change and population growth, Australia's building industry will need to make buildings more sustainable and affordable. The upcoming DesignBUILD expo will bring together entrepreneurs, industry veterans and students to discuss new ways to tackle these issues.
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The global community needs to act quickly on scaling up renewables and other technologies that enable climate resilience and mitigation, says Kings College London research fellow Stephen Minas.
Cuts to CSIRO climate jobs will see a reduction in effort on monitoring and measuring climate change, and an increase in efforts to do something about it. That's the most politically-sensible option, says Flinders University lecturer Peter Tangney.
Singapore, along with 194 other nations, has adopted a global agreement to jointly tackle climate change. This is no easy feat, as reducing our environmental footprint will involve changing our mindsets and habits as well as overcoming technological hurdles.
Virtually everyone in the scientific community agrees that ensuring sufficient food supplies for a surging human population, which is set to grow by 2.4 billion by mid-century, will require serious work. But there is no such consensus on how to address the food-security problem.
The Philippines' promising economic outlook is being threatened by the adverse impacts of climate change. Being one of the most susceptible countries to changes in climatic conditions and natural disasters ...
Increasing food production is the main policy prescription for addressing food security, but this neglects the crucial importance of access and affordability for low-income urban residents. This according to the ...