climate change

Climate change threat to tropical plants

Half of the world’s tropical plant species may struggle to germinate by 2070 because of global warming, a new UNSW study predicts.

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At the core of the most pressing global issues of our time is a crisis of identity, where culture meets ecology.

Researchers working at the Patriot Hills Blue Ice Area of Antarctica

New research has shed light on the role sea ice plays in managing atmospheric carbon dioxide levels.

Gwydir River, part of the Murray-Darling Basin

A new UNSW study demands better transparency around the idiosyncratic water management rules governing water allocation in the Murray-Darling Basin.

matt carnavan

Contrary to the Morrison government's claims, it does prop up the fossil fuel industry. But the money doesn't create many jobs or much profit.

Pollution coming from a factory pipe.

The lessons we have learnt from the impact of COVID-19 may help businesses manage climate risk in the future.

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The disasters have come one after another. While they may not be entirely preventable, we can take many practical steps tailored to local needs and conditions to reduce the impacts on our cities.

filling a water bottle from a spring

Climate change and urbanisation are set to threaten groundwater drinking water quality, new research from UNSW Sydney shows.

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The University will divest of fossil fuel assets by 2025 as part of its net zero emissions goal.

Bondi beach

A new study has reported the world will lose almost half of its valuable sandy beaches by 2100 as sea levels rise. But cutting our emissions could keep some intact.

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