climate change

antartica

Some 58 metres of sea level rise is locked up in Antartica's ice sheets, and it's melting faster than expected.

Australia house

Australian houses are not designed and built for the realities of climate change.

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Global trends in cave waters identify how stalagmites reveal past rainfall and drought patterns.

sydney opera house

Sydney has joined more than 600 local governments around the world – as well as the national governments of the UK and Canada – in putting the climate crisis at the heart of all policy decisions.

Coastal estuary

A multi-disciplinary team led by UNSW Sydney researchers is releasing the first large-scale summary of how our estuaries – and the 80 per cent of NSW residents living on them – will be impacted by climate change.

Sea ice

An international group of leading microbiologists have issued a warning, saying that not including microbes – the support system of the biosphere – in the climate change equation will have major negative flow-on effects.

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50% of surveyed NSW coastal users don’t think that sea level rise will impact them, a report into the NSW community’s views on coastal hazards shows.

WWF climate change

What makes people more likely to trust a climate change message? If it looks too corporate, it's more likely to fail.

Flooded house in Brisbane floods, 2011

UNSW sustainability scientists have run their rulers over the major parties' climate policies to determine whether taking action against climate change is more expensive than doing nothing.

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Labor's policies have to get a lot more ambitious if they want to see real reductions in emissions.

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