Scientists have released a snapshot of the extreme weather events that hit Australia and hope it will get people to focus on preparing for what's ahead.
Corals are dying from severe bleaching around the Keppel Islands on the Great Barrier Reef, scientists say.
A new classification system similar to the one measuring tropical cyclones is set to be used for coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef.
Australia's first climate risk assessment will be based on a scenario that does not reflect reality, the Greens say.
Australia sweltered through its eighth-warmest year on record in 2023, according to a new report from the Bureau of Meteorology.
Research on a tiny sea sponge indicates the world has been warming faster and for longer than previously thought.
Australia has submitted a progress report to UNESCO as part of ongoing efforts to ward off an in-danger listing for the Great Barrier Reef.
A precious haul of incredibly rare red handfish are making themselves at home after extinction fears sparked a rescue mission off Tasmania.
Spain started giving names to heatwaves in 2022 in a bid to better engage the public and save lives. Now some say Australia should follow suit.
ANZ chief executive Shayne Elliott has told shareholders that the bank's climate commitments are considered by its top executives on a daily basis.
The majority of Australians support better working conditions for volunteer firefighters, as the government reviews the nation's crisis response capability.
A climate agreement at the COP28 summit urging countries to transition away from fossil fuels has been welcomed by Australian campaigners.
Nearly 200 countries have agreed at the COP28 summit to move away from planet-warming fossil fuels - the first time they've made that crucial pledge.
A new draft of a key text has emerged as delegates at the United Nations climate talks attempt to negotiate an agreement.
The thorny issue of how the almost 200 countries at COP28 will handle fossil fuels, the main source of climate-warming emissions, remains unresolved.
At least 80 countries are demanding a COP28 deal that calls for an eventual end to fossil fuel use as OPEC members push back.
A letter from OPEC urging agains a deal at COP28 that would outlaw fossil fuels entirely has been blasted as "out of whack" and indicating a "whiff of panic".
COP28's Emirati hosts have set a fast pace on cheque signing amid the United Nations climate summit's biggest-ever attendance from business and finance firms.
International climate talks have begun in Dubai, with the incoming COP28 president calling for co-operation between governments and fossil fuel companies.
Ending our use of fossil fuels is the only way to arrest global warming, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has told COP28 delegates.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says 110 countries are backing a pledge at COP28 to triple clean power and slash fossil fuel use.
Australia's is failing at every turn to rein in its emissions and a radical reset is needed, experts say ahead of a global climate summit in Dubai.
Temperatures on earth in the past 12 months were the hottest ever recorded, with everybody experiencing "unusual climate-driven heat", an analysis has found.
A landmark climate case launched by Torres Strait Islander elders has heard from scientists and public health experts.
Other Pacific countries could follow Tuvalu's lead and sign security agreements with Australia, with Penny Wong saying the offer is open.
Experts behind a new survival kit for the Great Barrier Reef say they've achieved monumental leaps that will help coral reefs worldwide endure climate change.
A protest that lasted three minutes but disrupted the workings of Queensland's parliament could land 14 climate protesters in jail for up to three years.
Scientists have more bad news for the Great Barrier Reef - baby crown-of-thorns starfish are very good at dealing with the heat climate change is dishing out.
Just 15 per cent of Australians say climate change is an extremely serious problem right now, with many viewing it as a future peril, a survey has found.
More than 40 per cent of the world's amphibians are threatened with extinction and Australia's once bountiful frogs are among those in strife, scientists warn.
Australia will soon have a national stockpile of emergency shelters that can be deployed anywhere in the country when floods, fires and other disasters strike.