In NSW, RFS Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons has been in charge of this unstoppable monster for the last 12 years, while sustainable land management has been not only neglected, but prevented.
The study of earth's climate is as big as it gets in terms of system science so making sense of climate change is mainly the work of specialists who feed enormous amounts of data into computer models.
Seventy nations have signed up, for net zero emissions 2050. Before COVID-19 became the only topic, Australia buzzed with it. But what does it mean?
Sydney is crowded and congested, but our political leaders have us headed in the direction of Wuhan. Imagine a city 17 times as crowded and congested as Sydney and you've got the starting place for a pandemic.
Nuclear power facilities have this one problem that is unique to the nuclear industry, and that is, the need for exceptional security.
Millennials love ride-sharing, but they don't appreciate the CO2 footprint that comes with it.
The quantities of gases that CCS would need to handle are enormous and capital and operating costs will be horrendous.
At the heart of the consequently weakened fire management capability, is a lack of practical experience of fire amongst the most vocal and influential conservation academics and eco-activists.
Last Wednesday marked the ninth anniversary of the meltdowns, fires and explosions that destroyed the Fukushima nuclear plant in March 2011.
It's a good start for building awareness about the importance of protecting the nation's environment
Nuclear energy remains an inconvenient truth for the Australian Labor Party, but such a policy position is becoming increasingly untenable, particularly as the party pushes for a net-zero emissions target.
Can we be optimistic about the planet’s environmental future given humanity’s pursuit of economic growth and a rising global population?