climate change

matthew england

UNSW Professor Matthew England explains the science behind annual ozone depletion, why this year’s ozone hole is larger and deeper, and what the means for the future of our climate.

Video Credit: Global Science TV

Carbon emissions from refinery

The coronavirus pandemic caused the UN's annual climate conference to be postponed by a year, but it was also responsible for a drop in carbon emissions. Is it enough and will it last?

Polluting factories with China flag

It remains to be seen whether China's climate promise is genuine. But it puts pressure on many other nations – not least Australia – to follow.

Artist and filmmaker Lynette Wallworth

The Emmy caps an eventful year for the Sydney artist, who began 2020 advocating for stronger leadership on climate change.

A bushfire in the Australian outback

With last summer’s bushfires largely out of the headlines, has the psychological distance people might feel towards climate change increased?

Protest sign reading 'There is no Planet B'

How do we put climate change back on the agenda during a pandemic? Scientists and science communicators helped answer this question during National Science Week.

Coal mine

A significant amount of greenhouse emissions could be eliminated within a decade thanks to a proposed new treaty.

Smog

A team of chemists has lifted the hood on the mysterious interplay between sunlight and molecules in the atmosphere known as ‘roaming reactions’, which could make atmospheric modelling more accurate.

A blazing sunset lights up the evening sky

If atmospheric carbon dioxide levels double from their pre-industrial levels and are maintained, the world would probably experience eventual warming from 2.3 – 4.5°C, rather than the previously estimated 1.5 – 4.5°C range.

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