Climate Change

Catastrophic bushfires and temperature records have given us a new understanding of the urgency of the climate crisis. The need to understand the challenges and obstacles we face has never been greater. With that in mind, we’ve put together a collection of our best longform journalism on the topic, addressing the latest science, commentary on Scott Morrison’s leadership, the extinction rebellion protests, the Coalition’s repeated efforts to stymie climate change action, and much more.

A Pentecostal PM and climate change

Does a belief in the End Times inform Scott Morrison’s response to the bushfire crisis?

A national disaster

On the PM’s catastrophically inept response to Australia’s unprecedented bushfires

The terrible truth of climate change

The latest science is alarming, even for climate scientists

The extinction rebels

Direct action protest and the rise of a new resistance movement

How Australia’s coal madness led to Adani

The real reasons keeping the Carmichael mine alive

The Murray–Darling’s dry mouth

Scientists are witnessing the ecological collapse of South Australia’s Coorong

What we knew when about global warming

Greenhouse gases took 200 years to become a hot topic

When planetary catastrophe is your day job

Climate scientists are working hard to keep the apocalypse relevant