June 9, 2016 5
Climate change and related flooding is not a surprise. Should we be paying for rich people to build new pools?
January 30, 2014 1
New Zealand is in big trouble, but it does not have to be. Kiwi columnist and broadcaster Rod Oram writes in GriffithREVIEW that the keys to New Zealand's salvation lie just outside its land, with a vast ocean of possibility.
January 9, 2014 4
The Abbott government has quietly cut funding to Pacific islands struggling with the impact of climate change. Nic Maclellan, a correspondent for Islands Business in Fiji, reports.
January 8, 2014 12
The impact of climate change means it's probably too late to save islands in the Solomons. So where will thousands of villagers go? Catherine Wilson reports on the looming displacement crisis.
June 26, 2013
Can we kiss the Gold Coast goodbye? Plus other political views noted along the way.
January 17, 2013 11
The national broadsheet has issued a correction for a recent story which claimed rising sea levels were "not linked to warming". Read what was in the story, and what was wrong with it, here.
January 16, 2013 28
The Australian has backed down from its claim that sea rise is "not linked to warming" -- but to get the full story on the scientific paper at the heart of the controversy, read on ...
November 24, 2011 26
High-rating 2GB presenter Ray Hadley has unloaded again on Crikey and Tim Flannery over an allegation he hatched a plot with one of his neighbours to expose him as a climate change hypocrite.
November 23, 2011 60
Ray Hadley blasted Tim Flannery and Crikey over claims the 2GB host arranged a call to his program that sparked a flurry of criticism over his waterfront property. But Flannery is standing by his story.
June 8, 2011 16
New government reports found a "worst-case scenario sea level rise of 1.1 metres" within 90 years would have a devastating impact, with as much as $266 billion worth of potential damage, writes David Spratt, climate change analyst and author of Climate Code Red.
April 5, 2011 9
The current rate of greenhouse gas rise is unprecedented in Earth history, excepting global volcanic events and asteroid impacts, writes Dr Andrew Glikson, Earth and paleo-climate scientist at the ANU.
April 21, 2010
Small island nations are suing massive corporations for their carbon emissions causing sea levels to rise. Yes, it's a David and Goliath battle, but can you accuse a company for causing climate change to your whole country -- and win?
October 28, 2009 13
Coastal erosion happens constantly and has many causes. Spits and points grow too and bays and inlets shallow or disappear completely. Climate change isn't completely to blame, writes Crikey naturalist Lionel Elmore.
October 28, 2009
The media swarmed all over a Parliamentary report yesterday about the threat posed by rising sea levels -- to those who live in multi-million-dollar beachfront properties. No word on our island neighbours whose entire countries are beachfront properties, notes Bernard Keane.
October 8, 2009
Faced with rising sea waters, the people of Indigenous activist Eddie Mabo's island, Mer, have had to move to higher ground. Man-made climate change could literally wash away everything he fought for, says Ross Garnaut.
May 15, 2009
Melting of the Antarctic ice sheet is not expected to rise sea levels as much as previously thought, a new study shows.
October 21, 2008
The neglect of comparing the conditions of the biosphere under the respective scenarios constitutes a major omission, writes Dr Andrew Glikson.
September 12, 2008
The Gippsland Gas Plant has its final approval – but is it safe from rising tides, asks Lionel Elmore.
February 20, 2008
Climate change threatens human rights of millions-UN ... Scientists read Antarctic mud for climate change insight ... Small Amazon farmers especially vulnerable to climate change ... Green crusades lot of talk ... Big foot
January 8, 2008
Venice offers lessons on coping with rising seas ... Unions urged to wage green fight ... A scramble to understand Greenland's melting ice sheets ... Global warming decision on polar bears delayed ... Climate change and frog deaths