Australia

Is the end nigh for the Aussie carbon tax?

Australia's new old Prime Minister announced the end of the carbon tax. What does this mean for carbon pricing?

Australian Climate Commission states the obvious: fossil fuels must remain in the ground

What kills more people in Australia – crocodiles or heatwaves? If you said death by heatwave, you’re correct.

If at first you don’t succeed, buy the opposition

Gina Rinehart is an Australian mining magnate and the richest woman in the world. She doesn't think the mining industry is treated well enough in the media, so she's buying them.

Post Carbon Pathways: how to dodge a climate change bullet

We know what we need to do to solve climate change. This report launched last week aims to start building a pathway to get there.

Dealing with climate change denial, Australian-style

What happens when a climate denier starts trying to shout his point at an Australian climate report launch?

Onboard the solar train

April First was not only April Fools Day; it was also the second birthday of the solar panels on the roof of my parents' house in Australia.

British Columbia could end up paying more for natural disaster relief

Geologist John Clague talks about the downside of increasing the cost of natural disaster relief when the weather is increasingly difficult to predict.

Australia's "catastrophic" fire risk is the new climate reality

Hotter than hot - this week the Australian Bureau of Meteorology had to extend their temperature scales beyond 50 degrees Celsius.

Vancouver's The Travel Guys to air in Canada

They've gotten up close and personal with panda bears in Xian, China, snorkeled along the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, and dressed as samurai warriors in Osaka, Japan. All in a days work for...

The Artist, Shame, New Year’s Eve, Eye of the Storm, a new Herzog and an old Godard

No sound, no color, and yet The Artist is being touted as a best film contender.