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.
Labor's policies have to get a lot more ambitious if they want to see real reductions in emissions.
The move has been likened to putting the country on a "war footing", with climate and the environment at the very centre of all government policy, rather than being on the fringe of political decisions.
Every second, someone is displaced as a result of a disaster or climate change.
Fires and building failures highlighted serious gaps in Australian building regulations. But recent revisions and recommendations still fall short of preparing our buildings for climate change.
Marine heatwaves have caused coral bleaching in one of the most isolated ecosystems in the world.
Climate extremes are killing Australian trees, but we don't know where they're dying. Scientists are asking the public to use their phones to help.
The responsibility for reducing emissions flows from federal to state to local governments, as well as to individual cities.
A European Union aid program has selected UNSW Built Environment Professor Mat Santamouris to help develop energy building codes for Indian Ocean island nations.
Today's school strike shows passionate and engaged young people will act to protect their future from the worst effects of climate change, says UNSW Canberra Climate Scientist Dr Sophie Lewis.