Fast-melting glaciers are releasing staggering amounts of unknown bacteria into rivers and streams, which could transform icy ecosystems according to new research.
Changes to weather and climate extremes are happening at an increased pace across Australia according to the State of the Climate report 2022.
2022 will be remembered as the year of the Great Deluge, when record- breaking rain and floods lashed large parts of Eastern Australia, causing untold devastation for Australians and the economy, says the Climate Council.
The Local Government Official Information and Meetings Amendment Bill has been introduced in Parliament, with proposed changes to improve natural hazard information provided in land information memoranda (LIMs).
Climate change impacts - from slow-moving crises such as drought and sea level rise to weather disasters - are increasingly displacing people from their homes and worsening conflict threats according to scientists at the COP27 UN Climate Talks.
A growing number of the world's largest companies are setting net zero targets, but nearly all of them could fail to meet these commitments unless they double their emissions reduction rates, according to a new report by consulting firm Accenture.
The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has declared a 'significant event' for parts of central west North South Wales (NSW) impacted by significant flooding since 12 November 2022.
Allianz Australia has become the first insurer to announce that it's joining the cyclone reinsurance pool, advising that it will transition its householder portfolio into the Federal Government-backed scheme by the start of January.
Rapid inflation, debt crises and the cost of living crisis are the biggest threats to doing business over the next two years in G20 countries according to 2022 executive opinion survey conducted by the World Economic Forum's Centre for the New Economy and Society.
A group of over 85 insurers in Africa has pledged to create a financing facility to provide $14bn of cover to help the continent's most vulnerable communities deal with climate disaster risks such as floods and droughts.