Australia has announced its new carbon emissions target, and most climate scientists say it's not nearly enough. Jennifer Morgan global director of the Climate Program at the World Resources Institute (WRI), explains why.
And Bill Shorten, who deceived them, was thrown into the lake of burning sulfur, where the carbon tax and wind farms had been thrown. They will be tormented forever, writes economist and prophet Tom Westland.
The new climate deal between the government and the Palmer United Party will make little difference to curbing Australia's carbon emissions, writes John Connor, CEO of The Climate Institute.
Many countries displayed real leadership at the UN climate summit in New York this week. Guess which First World nation was not among them ... John Connor, CEO of the Climate Institute, reports from New York.
Australia could buy cheap international carbon credits and dramatically slash our emissions by 19% for a bargain-basement price. But do the overseas schemes do what they say on the tin?
Will we ever move on the Renewable Energy Target? Both sides of the debate will fight to the death -- and there will only be one winner.
Barack Obama's latest declaration on climate change is the third in a highly successful three-pronged domestic policy agenda. And that drives the Republican establishment -- and their lunatic Tea Party cousins -- nuts.
Fossil fuel fans say we can't afford to switch over to renewables. But maybe we can't afford not to. Laura Eadie, research director for the Centre for Policy Development's Sustainable Economy Program, reports.
Having child increases your carbon emissions by a factor of about six throughout your lifetime, and no amount of cycling, turning off lights or veganism will offset it. Can having children be environmentally sustainable?