climate change

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Will the Paris summit live up to its promise? Hear from experts including one of the world’s foremost climate scientists, Professor Stefan Rahmstorf, at a free public panel discussion and Q&A at UNSW on Tuesday 10 November.

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A coal mining moratorium would tackle the problem of curbing carbon emissions at its source, writes Jeremy Moss.

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This year’s El Niño, combined with the Indian Ocean Diople, could be a whopper, writes Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick, but we still don’t know exactly what weather the complex influences might produce.

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UNSW researchers have used a new water-tracing technology in the Sydney Basin for the first time to determine how groundwater moves in the different layers of rock below the surface.

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The ascendancy of climate change denial represents a failure of courage and capacity by the social sciences and a crisis for the profession, Robert Manne has told Australia’s largest social policy conference.

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The link between El Niño and heatwaves is complicated. But what we can say is this summer's strong El Niño conditions are likely to bring more heatwaves to much of Australia's north and east, writes Sarah Perkins.

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Where do emotions fit into the work of scientists who study climate, asks Sarah Perkins

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Some of the world’s leading philosophers and social scientists will tackle the debate on climate change at a key event in Paris this month, ahead of the UN Climate Conference.

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America is spying on the Japanese PM and major corporations ahead of trade talks, and sharing the intelligence with Australia, writes Philip Dorling.

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Abrupt warming that closely resembles the rapid man-made warming occurring today has repeatedly played a key role in mass extinction events of large animals, the megafauna, in the Earth’s past, new research shows.

 

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