• Bushfires may be only the beginning

    Neville Nicholls     |      January 6, 2020

    Public attention on the disastrous bushfire crisis in Australia will continue for weeks to come, but as we direct resources to coping and recovery, additional weather and climate challenges may be looming.

  • 9 things being wrecked by climate change

    Rod Lamberts     |      December 31, 2019

    The warnings have been there for decades but still there are those who deny it. So perhaps it’s timely to look at how climate change is affecting you, by wrecking some of the things you love.

  • Going carbon neutral by 2050

    Open Forum     |      December 28, 2019

    If we’re serious about lowering emissions and improving air quality, we need to get serious about powering the world with wind, water and solar energy by 2050.

  • Tackling the real climate challenge

    Ian Dunlop     |      December 23, 2019

    As the nation burns, the Australian people must demand real action on the climate, but do we have political leaders ready to rise to the greatest threat – and opportunity – this country has ever faced?

  • It’s time for bipartisan action on climate change

    Robert Glasser     |      December 19, 2019

    It’s time to begin building a bipartisan Australian response to climate change. The stakes are too high to continue the divisive politics on this fundamental threat to our national wellbeing.

  • The red herring in the water

    Open Forum     |      December 12, 2019

    New research from the University of Adelaide has shown that climate and economic factors are the main drivers of farmers leaving their properties in the Murray-Darling Basin, not reduced water for irrigation as commonly claimed.

  • Listening to women on the front line of climate change

    Open Forum     |      November 30, 2019

    The conversation on global warming rarely includes the voices of women in remote villages in Africa, Asia or on Pacific islands – even when they’re on the front line of climate change.

  • Rethinking coastal infrastructure

    Isabelle Dubach     |      November 19, 2019

    How much should we be building along global coasts vulnerable to climate change? A new framework by UNSW scientists delivers some much-needed answers.

  • Researchers serve up climate change solution

    Open Forum     |      November 18, 2019

    An international team of researchers has discovered a cost-effective way to generate electricity without producing greenhouse gas emissions – while also reducing air pollution.

  • The risky business of climate change

    Open Forum     |      November 18, 2019

    Businesses around the world are finally waking up to the fact that they must act on climate change or see its impact on their bottom line.

  • The collapse of 2 Antarctic ice shelves could raise sea levels by an inch

    Open Forum     |      November 18, 2019

    An international team of scientists has shown how much sea levels would rise if Larsen C and George VI, two Antarctic ice shelves at risk of collapse, were to break up.

  • Climate change threatens to expose deadly soil contaminants

    Andrew Spence     |      November 18, 2019

    Extreme weather events and global warming could lead to increased human exposure to deadly chemicals, according to Australian researchers. Climate change is likely to lead to more dust storms and the release of contaminated soil into the atmosphere.