climate change

Plant inside

A number of introduced plant species have become more like natives, suggesting rapid evolution could happen far more frequently than previously thought.

It makes sense financially, ethically and environmentally for Australia to sell uranium to India, argues Indian strategic affairs expert, Rory Medcalf.

McAdam inside

Predictions of one billion people made homeless by climate change are alarmist, writes international law expert Jane McAdam, who is in Geneva to present her research at the United Nations.

Public scepticism about climate change is linked to how people make judgements and decisions, according to a UNSW study that brings together climate science and psychology.

The United Kingdom seems light years ahead of Australia in the politics of climate change. How can we have fallen so far behind, asks UNSW law academic Sarah Waddell.

Climate inside

Most Australians believe climate change is happening now and is caused by human activity, according to preliminary results from a new national survey.

Tarantola inside

As governments wrangle over climate change policy and who should pay for it, a global health and humanitarian crisis is building on the ground, says Professor Daniel Tarantola.

Strategies for grass roots action on climate change will be outlined at a public symposium at UNSW. Hosted by the ABC's Robyn Williams, speakers include Senator Christine Milne and Mark Diesendorf.

Tassiedevil inside

Governments must act urgently on threats to biodiversity across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, according to a landmark new study.

Matt England inside

Family First senator Stephen Fielding has fallen hook, line and sinker for some of the most commonly paraded furphies of the climate change naysayer brigade, writes Professor Matt England.

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