Read the latest opinion articles inspired by science.
7 Apr 2020
While we fixate on coronavirus, Earth is hurtling towards a catastrophe worse than the dinosaur extinction
Earth is heading for another mass extinction – and human activity is to blame.
6 Apr 2020
ANU fire and vegetation experts provide tips on maintaining a garden, while keeping your home safer from bushfires.
3 Apr 2020
Alongside traditional kinds of expertise, “real time” expertise and leadership at the local scale will be invaluable in coming weeks and months.
10 Mar 2020
After the bushfires, donations flooded in for our iconic mammals. But there’s a risk the government and public responses will not see the fish for the koalas.
3 Mar 2020
New South Wales’ Forestry Corporation will this week start “selective timber harvesting” from two state forests ravaged by bushfire on the state’s south coast.
26 Feb 2020
We won’t have fusion generators in five years. But the holy grail of clean energy may still be on its way
How far away we are from harnessing the energy that powers the sun and stars?
26 Feb 2020
Will Steffen says that adopting a target of net-zero emissions by 2050 is a big step in the right direction, but the policy is too little, too late.
5 Feb 2020
Universities are key to meeting our climate change challenge
28 Jan 2020
Populations of wildlife that the bushfires haven't already wiped out are threatened by thousands of feral horses trampling the land.