Climate crisis

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Australian company secures $700,000 deal for carbon capture and storage machine
AspiraDAC device can remove two tonnes of CO2 a year and store it underground using direct air capture technology

Graham Readfearn

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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As Labor enacts its emissions reduction target, will the climate truce survive? | Katharine Murphy
War can easily resume once the honeymoon ends and Chris Bowen begins turning election promises into regulations

Katharine Murphy

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Shop around, switch things off and seal the gaps: a renter’s guide to energy efficiency
For renters, who can’t make big changes such as solar installations, there are still lots of ways to reduce your energy bill and stay warm

Caitlin Cassidy

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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A week of Blockade Australia climate protests in Sydney tests tough new laws
Despite potential penalties of up to two years’ prison and fines of $22,000, activists say they’re focused on the bigger picture

Nino Bucci

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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The Guardian view on Biden’s risky gamble: betting on lowering oil prices | Editorial
Editorial: The climate agenda risks being derailed by energy market disruptions caused by Russia’s war in Ukraine


01, Jul, 2022 @5:05 PM

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Western Australia’s EPA urges 50-year extension of country’s most polluting gas project
Woodside’s North West Shelf gas development would release more than eight times Australia’s annual emissions if it continues to operate until 2070

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

01, Jul, 2022 @7:10 AM

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Brand new bang: Lake Tahoe resort scraps July 4 fireworks for drones
Pyrotechnic displays pose a heightened fire risk in a time of intense drought and cause distress to wild animals

Gabrielle Canon in San Francisco

01, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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California passes first sweeping US law to reduce single-use plastic
The bill states that 30% of plastic items sold or bought be recyclable by 2028 and economic responsibility falls to producers

Dani Anguiano

01, Jul, 2022 @12:45 AM

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Former Australian chief scientist to head review of carbon credit scheme after whistleblower revelations
Climate change minister to announce Prof Ian Chubb will lead six-month probe of scheme labelled ‘largely a sham’ by one expert

Adam Morton and Katharine Murphy

30, Jun, 2022 @11:53 PM

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The US supreme court just made yet another devastating decision for humanity | Peter Kalmus
The EPA ruling means it may now be mathematically impossible through available avenues for the US to achieve its greenhouse gas emissions goal

Peter Kalmus

30, Jun, 2022 @7:25 PM

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‘Condemning everyone alive’: outrage at US supreme court climate ruling
Limiting the Environmental Protection Agency at a time when fossil fuel emissions need to be curbed is ‘devastating’

Ayurella Horn-Muller

30, Jun, 2022 @7:19 PM

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US supreme court rules against EPA and hobbles government power to limit harmful emissions
Court sides with Republican states as ruling represents landmark moment in rightwing effort to dismantle ‘regulatory state’

Oliver Milman in New York

30, Jun, 2022 @2:38 PM

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