• Sydney’s ocean hotspot

    Diane Nazaroff     |      March 30, 2021

    A UNSW analysis has found waters off Sydney, southern NSW and eastern Tasmania are demonstrating an accelerated warming trend.

  • Melbourne’s impact on climate change

    Sarah Marinos     |      March 21, 2021

    A new initiative bringing together multi-disciplinary climate change experts is focused on finding effective global solutions in Australia and beyond.

  • Putting a price on carbon

    Richard Holden     |      March 12, 2021

    For an orderly transition from fossil fuels, Australia needs a carbon price to replace its hodgepodge of clumsy government interventions.

  • Bushfires could change where and how we live

    Open Forum     |      February 26, 2021

    Climate change-driven extreme weather events, including devastating Australian bushfires, have created the urgent need for a new approach to planning and building in high fire risk areas and a shift to climate-resilient towns and cities.

  • A quieter world will ease climate change

    Lucy Griffin     |      February 18, 2021

    COVID lockdowns briefly brought quiet to our bustling cities, but noise pollution from traffic and machines could be reduced for good if electric vehicles become more common in an effort to reduce fossil fuel use and climate change.

  • Sea level data confirms climate modeling projections

    Lachlan Gilbert     |      February 17, 2021

    Projections of rising sea levels this century are on the money when tested against satellite and tide-gauge observations.

  • Financial reports are distorting climate data

    Open Forum     |      February 9, 2021

    Climate information is at risk of being misconstrued and used inappropriately in financial reports and has the potential to expose businesses to significant risk, according to a new paper by Australian researchers.

  • One black summer

    Open Forum     |      January 13, 2021

    The 2019/20 Black Summer bushfires were a “wake up call” demonstrating the extreme effects of climate change in Australia, according to a group of experts who’ve published a new study examining the factors that caused the disaster.

  • How resilient is the insurance industry against climate change?

    Victoria Tichá     |      December 17, 2020

    New research finds there are several steps insurers can take to improve the way they assess and manage the impacts of climate change on the community.

  • Five years on from the Paris Agreement

    Jeremy Moss     |      December 16, 2020

    Five years after the Paris agreements, Australia’s government and coal producers are still to take meaningful action to tackle accelerating climate change.

  • An introduction to sea-surface temperatures

    Ayesha Renyard     |      December 3, 2020

    Sea surface temperatures are rising at an unprecedented rate, posing problems for industries which rely on the sea and coastal communities.

  • Net-zero emissions by 2050: leadership or climate colonialism?

    Ian Dunlop     |      November 21, 2020

    Australia already has solutions for the climate crisis, but they will require the same concerted national commitment, expertise and innovation seen in the handling of the COVID crisis.