climate change

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Sydneysiders will be forced to think about their energy consumption when they use an appliance hooked up to a plant as part of an interactive art exhibition on sustainability.

If the world can't or won't slow global warming, the least it can do is help island states threatened by rising seas prepare for "life after land", writes law academic Rosemary Rayfuse in The New York Times.

We must stand up for the right of researchers to put forward their views free from intimidation, says UNSW's Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) Les Field, who's welcomed the government's condemnation of threats against climate change scientists.

Once oppressed by big business, the Australian working class now suffers under the yoke of elite actors. The Liberal Party's class war rhetoric has turned the tables on the Left, argues Associate Professor David McKnight.

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.

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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.

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

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