climate change

Protest sign reading 'Clean energy, clean future'

Here’s the rundown of everything you need to know about the upcoming Glasgow Climate Summit.

Coal powered factory

For a net-zero plan not to include a strategy to phase out fossil fuel exports is an abrogation of responsibility.

Electric vehicle charging

Australia needs to speed up its shift to electric vehicles, UNSW experts say.

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New building materials that reflect rather than absorb solar energy can reduce peak temperatures in our cities by up to four degrees. 

In this photo illustration the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) logo seen displayed on a smartphone

UNSW has a wide range of experts available for comment on COP26.

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.

A rescue boat arriving late to a capsizing ship

Visual communicators can help save the planet, one design at a time.

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.

Woman stands in front of her destroyed home in Vanuatu

As climate change amplifies the frequency and severity of extreme weather events, evacuations are likely to become increasingly common and costly – in human and economic terms.

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UNSW and Nexport are creating a purpose-built lab for students and researchers to develop zero-emissions technologies for electric buses.  

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