Climate Change Research Centre

Sandbags protect a local business as flood water washes by

UNSW experts available to comment on flooding and record rain across NSW and Queensland.

Students walking along Kensington Mall

Academics in the fields of climate science, oncology and human rights are honoured in 2022.

Avalon rock pool in Sydney in stormy weather

With La Niña prolonging the wet season, there is an increased risk of flooding along the north, east and southeast regions.

A child and adult face each other in silhouette at sunset

There’s no need to sugar-coat the truth or scaremonger when talking to kids about climate change.

planet earth with a facemask being held by a human hands with surgical gloves

A new multi-university report spells out Australia's unique vulnerabilities to climate change and proposes solutions.

kelp forest

Marine heatwaves have led to major economic losses around the world, a new study shows – and researchers say we need global action to ease the impacts of extreme warming events on ocean life.

Crew on a ship prepare to drop an Argo float into the sea

So many climate models, so little time … A new way of measuring ocean temperatures helps scientists sort the likely from unlikely scenarios of global warming.

Climate Change - Antarctic Melting Glacier in a Global Warming Environment

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released the first part of its major Sixth Assessment Report – UNSW scientists are available for comment.

illustration of computerised globe and scientific symbols floating in front of an actual sunset

An article in the eminent US magazine Science has triggered debate over whether scientists should use climate models. Here’s what you should know about climate models ahead of today’s IPCC report.

Great Southern Ocean

We need to investigate how the ocean’s immense potential for atmospheric carbon dioxide removal can be harnessed to reduce the impacts of climate change.

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