environmental politics

A new era for Europe?

The 2024 European Parliament highlights emerging right-wing influence and pressing issues from climate action to youth voter disengagement.

The export of green development projects taps the long-standing domestic strategy of ‘ecological civilisation’.

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We’re halfway between the UN’s two major climate conferences — COP28 and COP29 — and the key issues on the agenda are starting to take shape.

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Historically cut out from climate leadership, calls for more women at the table stands benefit everyone fighting the climate crisis.

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COP28 signalled the ‘beginning of the end’ of the fossil fuel era. But more finance and a focus on equity can facilitate adaptation in vulnerable countries.

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This year will be vital for determining the future of our climate. Embracing a nature positive mindset may shape it in the right direction.

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Australia’s new gas plans continue its reliance on fossil fuel exports, contradicting its urgent need for climate change mitigation to gamble on the future.

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The COVID-19 pandemic showed that Antarctica’s isolation and remoteness cannot protect it from events in the rest of the world.

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The Antarctic Treaty System has long been hailed as an example of successful international cooperation. But could that be at risk?

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What does the future of Antarctica look like in a changing world and geopolitical climate?

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Universities face a raft of challenges. Is the answer more of the same, or is a rethink needed?

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The Indo-Pacific is facing a steep climate change challenge and Australia’s strong education sector seems ready to do more in the fight.

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