The research helps us understand how El Niño and La Niña will change as the world warms in the future.
Could plumes of smoke from the Black Summer of fire have cooled regions of the Pacific and triggered a La Niña? New research suggests it’s possible.
Life relies on a fine balance between energy in and energy out. But heating the world 1.2℃ means we’ve trapped an extraordinary amount of extra energy in the Earth system.
Do record-breaking wind speeds mean a particularly catastrophic storm? Not always – and it can be tricky to get precise measurements.
Researchers from UNSW Science receive the James Cook Medal, and awards for research and scholarly excellence.
The growing threat of flash flooding as a result of more intense rapid rain bursts means the city needs to update its flood defences.
The most severe sudden downpours in Sydney have intensified by 40 per cent in the last two decades.
UNSW Sydney experts available to comment on flooding and record rain.
UNSW experts are available to comment on the recently announced third La Niña in as many years.
The collapse of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation would profoundly alter the anatomy of the world’s oceans. New research explores the consequences.