Andy Pitman

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A new Centre of Excellence headquartered at UNSW and led by Professor Andy Pitman will focus on understanding the processes that trigger extreme weather and climate events.

 

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A new Centre of Excellence focusing on extreme weather and climate events and headquarted at UNSW will be launched this afternoon.

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Larry Marshall may be right when he says the question of global warming has been answered. But there are many more climate questions to ask, writes Andy Pitman.

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A global temperature rise of 2°C could lead to warming extremes of up to 6°C in some land masses, new research published in Nature shows.

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The Bureau of Meteorology has been accused of fudging its temperature data records. It's a very serious accusation - and it's untrue, write Andy Pitman and Lisa Alexander.

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The global warming trend in surface air temperature has slowed, but low solar activity, a double-dip La Nina and more aerosol pollution means the Earth should be much colder than it is, writes Andy Pitman.

We must stand up for the right of researchers to put forward their views free from intimidation, says UNSW's Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) Les Field, who's welcomed the government's condemnation of threats against climate change scientists.

Three prominent climate scientists from UNSW have been appointed as expert advisors to the Federal Government's new independent Climate Commission.

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UNSW climate scientists and energy experts have given a largely critical response to the Federal Government's emissions trading White Paper.

This special issue of Uniken looks at the broad water-related research that is taking place on campus, as well as some of the practical steps UNSW is taking to minimise its water usage.

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