Two of three judges on the panel said that climate change was an issue for lawmakers, not the courts.
A six-mile-long barrier would help protect the city from floodwaters during fierce storms like Sandy, but critics say rising seas make the option inadequate.
Bad news used to spook the markets. Now it seems to lift them. How weird is that?
The beach town of Mallacoota is mythologized in my family as the place we returned to every summer. I visited again after it was ravaged by fire, to find devastation, resilience and a warning about climate change.
For one gray and drenching moment, or a few hours in some places, strong rain doused some of Australia’s deadly flames. And all rejoiced.
The 18-year time frame shows how costly and politically complicated it is to leave the world's dirtiest fossil fuel in the ground.
Twin calamities marked the end of the Cretaceous period, and scientists are presenting new evidence of which drove one of Earth’s great extinctions.
Mayors are considering waiving fares for bus service as a way to fight inequality and lower carbon emissions. Critics wonder who will pay for it.
As blazes rage in southern Australia, Indigenous fire-prevention techniques that have sharply cut destructive bushfires in the north are drawing new attention.
Also this week, the latest global temperature reports.
“A Frankenstein material” is teeming with — and ultimately made by — photosynthetic microbes. And it can reproduce.
Mallacoota, where people huddled on the shore for safety on New Year’s Eve, is rationing fuel and relying on the military for help.
The $7 trillion investment giant says it will make environmental concerns a key investment focus, and Wall Street may have no choice but to follow suit.
In his influential annual letter to chief executives, Mr. Fink said his firm would avoid investments in companies that “present a high sustainability-related risk.”
Smoke from the fires shrouded the courts and caused one player to double over in coughing fits.
A new analysis found 2019 was the hottest for the world’s oceans. The five hottest years have also been in the past five years.
The country’s vulnerable environment and growing dependence on China have raised questions about the sustainability of its economic success.
As firefighters battle flames across the country, Australia’s prime minister is fighting to keep climate change out of the conversation.
The cab business is down 75 percent in less than a decade. The plan is to make taxis a lot more like their app-hailed rivals.
In an interview with the local media, Prime Minister Scott Morrison expressed regret but reiterated that economic concerns would still play a key role in climate policies.