Opinion

us and chinese shipping containers

While phase one of the US-China trade deal will curb tensions, more work is needed to provide predictability and protection to the world economic order.

satellite image of bushfire smoke over south america

The idea that central banks should shift their mandates to take account of climate risks confuses ends and means.

Sinjar, Iraq: Ruined home in Sinjar, destroyed during the war with the Islamic State.

UNSW Middle East expert, Dr Farida says killing ISIS’s leader will not end its terrorism, but tapping into youth grievances could stop lone-wolf attacks.

Man shooting target at gun club

Usually, governments expect these sorts of controversies to blow over after 10 days but that is not happening.

female engineer

Building a strong 'engineering identity' is a key step towards bringing more women into the field, a new report has found.

Catherine Hay Thomson

A passionate crusader for the rights of women and children, Catherine Hay Thomson went undercover to investigate their treatment in public institutions and testified before a Royal Commission.

spermarket cashier

Technological change has always destroyed jobs. But now automation and artificial intelligence are drying up the options for those displaced.

eyes

Another troubling consequence of the bushfire smoke is its effects on our eyes. But there are some steps we can take to minimise irritation and any risk of longer-term harm.

Woman with difficulty breathing

Particulates in fire smoke can irritate the lining of the respiratory tract, causing throat irritation, coughing and breathing difficulties.

climate change protest girl

Having fewer children is one of the most effective ways an individual can mitigate climate change.

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