IN MID-2022, THE Northern Hemisphere weathered one of the most difficult summers on record, with extreme heat events causing loss of life and social harm, especially in […]
At the COP15 in Copenhagen in 2009, developed countries committed to a collective goal of mobilising $US100 billion per year by 2020 to undertake climate action in developing […]
Climate change and health are closely connected, with the risks of a warming world and inadequate climate policies posing significant mental and physical health risks across Australia. If identified health […]
The term ‘uninsurables’ refers to an emerging population unable gain access to or afford adequate home and contents insurance. As climate change continues to alter the frequency […]
In March 2021 , New South Wales was in the midst of its fifth ‘once in a century’ flooding event and Australian coastlines continued to experience abnormally […]
The first examples of Australian courts beginning to discuss climate change as a factor which needed to be considered within public interest tests were Grey v Minister for Planning (2006) […]
Two high profile coal mines have been refused in Queensland: the Waratah Coal mine and the Central Queensland Coal Project. Is this marking a human rights based shift away from coal?
Humanity's Moment: A climate scientist's case for hope by Joëlle Gergis
The thoughts of an Australian IPCC climate scientist on the state of the climate crisis and her insights into the future. Hopeful and evocative.
All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis edited by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine K. Wilkinson.
A combination of woman-written essays and poetry, this collection offers compassionate and personal reflections on the climate crisis. Examining how climate change impacts women across generations, race and geographies.
Living Democracy: An ecological manifesto for the end of the world as we know it by Tim Hollo
Written by Green’s party campaigner and activist, this is an Australian perspective on how issues of climate justice, race and economic inequality intersect and can be overcome, with bold ideas of how society can thrive while facing an uncertain future.
Warmth: Coming of age at the end of our world by Daniel Sherrell
A poignant account of how young people reconcile and imagine their futures while living in the shadow of climate catastrophe. Deeply personal and reflective- this book considers the realities of a life lived in times of climate crisis.
What We Owe the Future: A million-year view by William MacAskill
This book looks at the issues currently facing humanity- climate change, geopolitical instability, the rise of artificial intelligence among others- and considers what do we owe future generations? At times controversial, this book offers a philosophical insight into how to live ethically at this juncture in history.
The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson
A fictional novel written by acclaimed science fiction writer Kim Robinson, this book imagines the near future in a world where climate change goes unaddressed. Through a series of imagined eye-witnessed accounts, readers are confronted with what we could face if urgent action is not taken.