ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes

an air purifier in a classroom with children in the background

$50 million could provide all NSW school classrooms with air purifiers with HEPA filters. This pales compared to the roughly $220 million-a-day cost of Sydney’s lockdown.

UNSW Library Lawn

The Fellows have secured more than $9.5 million for projects in engineering, law, science, business, the humanities and medicine.

Climate Change - Antarctic Melting Glacier in a Global Warming Environment

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released the first part of its major Sixth Assessment Report – UNSW scientists are available for comment.

illustration of computerised globe and scientific symbols floating in front of an actual sunset

An article in the eminent US magazine Science has triggered debate over whether scientists should use climate models. Here’s what you should know about climate models ahead of today’s IPCC report.

a very sad snowman

One cold winter doesn't negate more than a century of global warming. We need the political leadership to set the world on a safer path. Ill-informed tweets by government senators won't help.

La Niña caused wet and cool weather conditions last summer

With more rain on the horizon in NSW and Queensland, a UNSW climate scientist answers our questions about whether we can expect more wet and cold from La Niña, and what’s in store for next summer.

Postgraduate student working

Life for graduate students can be hard work and often isolating, and COVID-19 piled on the pressures. That's when having an academic leader and program dedicated to supporting them proved its worth.

A blazing sunset lights up the evening sky

If atmospheric carbon dioxide levels double from their pre-industrial levels and are maintained, the world would probably experience eventual warming from 2.3 – 4.5°C, rather than the previously estimated 1.5 – 4.5°C range.

Fossil coral blocks on beach

A research team has used coral records to reconstruct the variability of the Indian Ocean Dipole – a big player in the severe drought and record hot temperatures last year – over the last millennium.