Australians have endured floods, bushfires and hailstorms and more over the last two years. The government is better aligning policy to deal with disasters, but its plan is somewhat half-baked.
To look inside a stalagmite is to look back in time tens of thousands of years to see how the Earth’s climate patterns have shaped the world we live in today.
We know heatwaves and drought can turn bushfires into infernos, but the reasons why were poorly understood in science.
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.
Quantum computers, making greenhouse gases useful, COVID-19 infection from droplet spread and water security were some of the most popular engineering stories in 2020.
New research involving UNSW Canberra has the potential to mitigate bushfire danger and advance surgical techniques.
Many Australian frogs may not have been as devastatingly impacted by last summer’s fires as feared – but scientists need more data to assess the impact further.
A study involving a UNSW medical researcher has estimated the smoke-related health costs of the 2019-20 fire season – and the previous 19 fire seasons.
With last summer’s bushfires largely out of the headlines, has the psychological distance people might feel towards climate change increased?
New research has found the window of opportunity for hazard reduction burns won’t actually get smaller, but instead change seasons.