A recent Supreme Court order, reinstating a ban on the sale of firecrackers before the festival of Diwali, is the latest in the long line of desperate judicial interventions to deal with environment issues.
Australia has pledged to cut its greenhouse gas emissions significantly by 2030. A five-fold increase in the share of renewables in its energy mix by then is the cheapest way to meet this goal, new research has found.
Taking action on climate change presents a huge opportunity to make society wealthier, healthier, and happier; but a failure by Australian politicians to lead on climate is costing the country, said experts at a recent event in Sydney.
Queensland's government banned plastic bags and introduced a container deposit scheme on Tuesday. The move was widely welcomed, but shines a glaring spotlight on New South Wales and Victoria, the only remaining states with no plastic bag policy.
Bharati Sadasivam –
One of the aims of the Sustainable Development Goals is to recognise, reduce, and redistribute unpaid care work. How can this goal be translated to action? UNDP gender adviser Bharati Sadasivam explains.
Benjamin Franta –
What's at the root of the climate denial movement? Stanford University researcher Benjamin Franta traces the history of the insidious forces shaping the movement to obstruct genuine action on the climate crisis.
The board of Indian mining firm Adani has approved its A$16 billion Carmichael coal mine. But has the Queensland government failed in its duty to be responsible with publicly owned resources such as coal?
The world needs an independent, internationally recognized legal body to which communities and activists can turn to address environmental crimes, says environmental activist and 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize winner Phyllis Omido.
Brazil's financial sector is dependent on natural capital to support economic growth and ensure future returns for investors. Nature's assets are abundant in Brazil, from its farmland, forests and energy ...
start2see and Build21c have undertaken a detailed analysis of all the significant greenhouse gas emission sources related to building (the structure of) a house. By breaking down emissions per material, ...