The environmental future isn't a major debate topic during US presidential elections. But perhaps it should be.
London has put on the greenest Games ever -- but problems remain with waste, buses, and journalists leaving the lights on, writes Shaun McCarthy, chair of the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012.
I've been watching and waiting for the first Prime Ministerial leadership challenge story of autumn and nearly found it this morning
The United Nations has highlighted the depletion of the world’s precious soil resources as one of the world’s biggest environmental challenges, and says that boosting soil carbon will play a critical role in slowing and halting the growth in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. The issue of soil erosion, its potential impacts on underground aquifers, […]
A collection of sobering take home points from a consortium of climate scientists and economists from around the world -- the Global Carbon Project -- and their findings for 2010, published today in the journal Nature Climate Change.
The concept of irony just doesn't do justice to the twists, turns, deceit and rank hypocrisy that has accompanied the long, slow road to the introduction of a price on carbon in Australia, writes Dr Richard Denniss, executive director of Canberra-based think tank The Australia Institute.
It’s curious to see how left-wing and right-wing politics have fallen on either side of the clean tech divide, particularly in the US and Australia, writes Giles Parkinson.
Millions of Australians have been listening to, and reading, the predictions of political pundits, economic forecasters, broking firm analysts, experts and others about what might happen in politics and the world.