climate change

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Stronger westerly winds in the Southern Ocean could be the cause of a sudden rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide in a period of less than 100 years about 16,000 years ago.

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To give the best chance for science to have an impact, we need to present our arguments to the public in the most convincing ways we have available. Applied psychology can help.

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The Vice-President recognised the leading work of the UNSW Sydney Climate Change Research Centre during her visit.

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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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Marine heatwaves have increased over the past century as a direct result of warming oceans, with significant impacts on biodiversity, fisheries, tourism and aquaculture.

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Scientists from UNSW and Germany are conducting research this week at Wellington Caves as part of an international project to better understand how changes in climate and land use will impact groundwater.

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A radiocarbon 'golden spike' found in a tree on an island in the Southern Ocean marks a new geological epoch during which human activity has been a dominant influence on earth.

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With today marking 60 years of international collaboration in Antarctica, melting of Antarctic ice poses one of the greatest threats to the world, UNSW’s Matthew England will warn at a conference being held at UNSW.

 

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The Antarctic Treaty was signed 58 years ago today, protecting the continent for peace and science.

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UNSW's Grand Challenge on Climate Change this week launches three ambitious climate change blueprints on energy, health and justice.

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