climate change

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UNSW's Professor John Church, the world's pre-eminent expert in sea level rise, is the first Australian awarded the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Climate Change.

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A global study has found a paradox: our water supplies are shrinking at the same time as climate change is generating more intense rain.

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Blue whales - among the loudest animals in the oceans - are singing a little flat, and there may now be more clues as to why.

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UNSW has launched The Australian Climate Dividend Plan, a reliable plan to stimulate industry action to limit climate change and pay dividends into the pockets of all Australians.

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Scientists have shed light on tropical tree deaths – with results predicted to have important implications for managing forest biodiversity.

Australian Climate Dividend Plan, Grand Challenges, Wind man

The new Member for Wentworth, Kerryn Phelps, helped present the climate policy, which taxes carbon dioxide emissions and compensates all Australian households.

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As climate extremes mount, let's reflect on Victorian London's 'Great Stink' sewage crisis - when things finally became so bad authorities were forced to accept evidence, reject sceptics, and act.

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Professor David Sanderson will steer investigation of the pressing issues of rapid urbanisation, including threats facing low-income urban settlements.

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With New South Wales suffering winter bushfires and temperature records tumbling around the globe, Australian leaders in Canberra have picked a bad time to jettison climate policy in favour of political bickering.

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In 2017 18.8 million people were displaced by natural disasters, with floods accounting for 8.6 million. Climate change is poised to drive those numbers higher still.

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