Greta Thunberg knocks back environmental award, calling for more action

The Swedish climate activist refuses to accept an honour from the Nordic Council, saying awards are meaningless without action and accusing Scandinavian countries of not living up to their “great reputation” on environment…

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.

What is being done about the risk of PFAS contamination?

Information is very scarce around how many and where the PFAS-contaminated sites are and what the health effects of the chemical might be. When it comes to PFAS, it seems there are far more questions than answers. Let’s ta…

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?