climate change

Waste gas is shown escaping two industrial chimneys against a blue sky background and surrounded by fog

If we are to reduce net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, we haven’t made a good start. Governments, industry and individuals need to do much more, a new study shows.

Scientists have studied the impacts of a warmer, stronger East Australian Current on marine life during a voyage along the east coast.

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.

Kosciuszko National Park

Some native plants do not appear to be adapting to warming conditions.

A Mountain Pygmy-possum clings to a person's finger

Why the race to rescue the Mountain Pygmy-possum from extinction has spurred conservationists at home and abroad into action.

a graphic representation of ocean currents seen from space

Our team discovered clear changes in the distribution and strength of ocean eddies. These changes have never been detected before.

Tjapukai Shaw, RAAF Indigenous liaison officer, with two young Indigenous men in front of a large aircraft

These issues matter to our strategic allies, particularly in the Pacific. Dutton's climate change scepticism and attitudes toward First Nations people could be damaging.

Two stalagmites in Yonderup Cave, Yanchep, Western Australia

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.

Indonesian workers replacing electricity poles in a flood zone

A new report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute says the federal government has overlooked the national security threats of climate change.

rubber ducky sitting at the waters edge on a beach

The grisly discovery of a disembodied foot on a NSW beach was a tragic twist in the mystery of missing woman Melissa Caddick. Such tragedies can also reveal hidden currents connecting the planet.

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