How the spread of insurance red zones could trigger a property crunch

Insurance premiums for thousands of Australians are likely to double or even triple within decades. New data reveals the suburbs facing the biggest jumps.

Is space a waste of time? The ethics of leaving earth

Space advocates spruik the human benefits but critics say it costs far too much. Ever since the moon landing, space has been seen as a “giant leap” for humankind, but is it in the wrong direction?

‘Go out and see what’s happening’: Traditional owners call for action over climate change

There had been hopes of recovery at the site of Australia’s worst recorded mangrove dieback in the Gulf of Carpentaria. But during a recent visit to the area, traditional owner Patsy Evans said she was devastated by the sc…

Pressure ramps up to pull CO2 from the sky with geoengineering tech

Experts say humanity has only 10 years to have large-scale carbon dioxide reduction schemes up and running if global warming is to be restrained to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Here are some of the schemes that are being explored….