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  1. FILE PHOTO: A coal-fired power plant is pictured near a construction site in Beijing

    Commentary: Power plants and poverty - do poor countries pay the price for climate change action?

    The World Bank’s climate focus is at odds with what the world’s poorest citizens want, says economist Bjorn Lomborg.
  2. Bushfires are common in Australia's arid southeast but spread far into the tropical northeast

    Commentary: Guess how many countries are meeting their climate change commitments

    Feel-good promises are easy politics, but they don’t actually help the planet
  3. Scientists warn that as Himalayan glaciers melt, lakes like Imja could swell further and eventually

    Commentary: Melting glaciers in the Himalayan shines uncomfortable spotlight on global warming

    The effect of melting glaciers on the river of Himalayas is just one example of how global warming is reducing our resources, researcher at the ...
  4. A monarch butterfly.

    Commentary: Killer heat waves are killing off insect species

    The natural world depends on insects to function, but they may be the next casualty of climate change, says Professor Bill Laurance from James ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: Penguins walk along a path on Danco Island, Antarctica

    As polar seas heat up, mammals will find less slow, stupid prey

    Global warming will make life harder for mammals and birds hunting in polar seas by perking up fish that were slow, stupid and easy to catch in ...
  6. Virtually all of Australia's shellfish reefs have disappeared, making them the country?s most

    Commentary: The ocean is changing – it’s getting more acidic

    All life on earth will eventually be affected as an increasingly warm and acidic ocean produces less oxygen, The Ocean Foundation President Mark J ...
  7. A white truck on the side of a road as winter approaches.

    Commentary: An awkward conversation about climate change with an Inuit

    We are doing a terrible job of communicating climate change, says one observer.
  8. People walk in flooded Saint Mark Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice

    Commentary: Venice flooding is getting worse – and the city’s grand plan won’t save it

    Records held in the city show the Venice sea level has consistently risen by a total of 26cm since 1870.
  9. Humpback whale

    Nature pushed to the brink by 'runaway consumption'

  10. File Photo Hot Weather

    Commentary: Rising temperatures will make Southeast Asian economies sweat

    Climate change could wreak havoc on productivity in Southeast Asia and increase business risks, says one environment expert.