Climate change role clear in many extreme events but social factors also key, study finds

Professor says link to extreme weather sometimes overestimated but climate costs underestimated Climate change is…

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Paying coal and gas plants to supply back-up energy a ‘retrograde step’, Clean Energy Council says

‘It’s the wrong policy debate at the wrong time,’ industry says of capacity mechanism Follow…

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Cyclone numbers have fallen since start of 20th century, study suggests

Scientists warn that while total number of cyclones may be decreasing, global heating will see…

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Australia ‘ill-prepared’ for food insecurity driven by war and climate crisis, former defence leaders say

Former military heads warn of risks to food supply ahead of report from Australian Security…

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Guardian Essential poll: voters back minimum wage rise but divided on Labor’s climate target

A third of respondents think Albanese should adopt a more ambitious emissions target, while nearly…

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Australian almond harvest in jeopardy as ‘Covid for bees’ strikes apiaries

Discovery of varroa mite at Newcastle port has led to NSW beehives being locked down…

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Using far less chemical fertiliser still produces high crop yields, study finds

Climate-friendly practices can increase yields while improving ecosystem of farms, scientists say Farmers could continue…

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UN head declares ‘ocean emergency’ as global leaders gather in Lisbon

António Guterres says the world must turn the tide of rising sea levels, ocean heating,…

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Environment Agency faces legal battle over water removal in Norfolk Broads

Tim and Geli Harris to take agency to high court over groundwater removal for farming…

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Japanese told to turn off lights to save energy amid Tokyo heatwave

Extreme temperatures forecast for capital this week after premature end to rainy season Japan’s government…

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