Climate Change Research Centre

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27 May 2014
Winter warmth may be welcome but it can have adverse impacts –  and the damage may not be obvious until it is too late, writes Sarah Perkins.
16 April 2014
It's inevitable that some communities will live with a disproportionate burden of industrial air pollution unless we independently assess emissions data, write Donna Green, Jayajit Chakraborty and Mark Taylor.  
25 September 2013
UNSW scientists have played a key role in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, which is officially released in Sweden on Friday.  
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23 April 2013
The real and direct impact of ocean-going plastic is not where it ends up, but the route it takes from our beaches to the great ocean garbage patches, writes Erik Van Sebille.
16 January 2013
Dr Lisa Alexander, a UNSW expert in climate extremes, has been honoured by the Australian Academy of Science in its awards for scientific excellence.
24 May 2011
A new report from the independent Climate Commission "should be a wake-up call for global and national action on greenhouse gas emissions", says UNSW climate scientist Professor Matthew England.
29 July 2010
A major international climate study co-authored by a UNSW scientist has confirmed the past decade as the hottest on record.
27 November 2009
Climate change is accelerating beyond expectations and urgent emissions reductions are required, according to a new report by some of the world's top climate scientists.
12 May 2009
The decline of the Hummer sends an ominous economic warning to Australian leaders if they want to rely on relics of the past to grow our economy in the future, writes Dr Ben McNeil.
09 April 2009
The increases in temperature extremes Australia faces this century due to climate change will not be quite as large as some have feared, according to a new study by UNSW researchers.
16 December 2008
UNSW climate scientists and energy experts have given a largely critical response to the Federal Government's emissions trading White Paper.
29 September 2008
Australia's leading climate scientists have written to the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, urging him to adopt an emission reduction target for Australia of 25 percent below 1990 levels by 2020.
16 September 2008
The risks and impacts of climate change on Indigenous communities in Australia's tropical north is the subject of a new scoping study led by UNSW's Dr Donna Green.
15 May 2008
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.
29 April 2008
Australia could become a "carbon energy economic super power," says climate change expert, Mike Molitor.
09 April 2008
Public talk by climate change expert, Dr Michael Molitor.