When you imagine the level of rage that Tony Abbott must be living with, the "climate change is good" speech makes perfect sense.
Media reports like the phrase "once in 50 years" to describe catastrophic weather events. But as earth and paleoclimate scientistDr Andrew Glikson writes, those events are no longer rare. And we know why.
The further burning of vast carbon reserves is an attack on the human species, writes scientist Dr Andrew Glickson.
Open-cut mines turned into beautiful lakes, what could be wrong with that? Freelance writer Tom Doig is sure the citizens of the valley 500 years in the future will enjoy them.
We need a strong agreement and we need it yesterday, writes deputy CEO of The Climate Institute Erwin Jackson.
In many ways, the Coalition's energy white paper is a predictable piece of backward-looking falsehoods. But it does make some surprising concessions to a future of renewable energy.
If we want to improve health, we need to vote for parties that commit to focused policies over the long term, writesTim Senior, GP and a senior lecturer in indigenous health at the University of Western Sydney.
There were no binding commitments out of the Lima climate summit, to the dismay of many. But it is a small step on the path to the larger climate talks in Paris next year, writes University of Melbourne's Chair of Political Science Discipline Professor Robyn Eckersley.
Delegates gather in a well-off district to spend hours parsing language on climate change agreements, while protesters outside shout slogans. Neither side is accomplishing much, writes journalist Marcus Priest in Lima.