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The Australian Open has shown the world there is a temperature at which tennis players start to hallucinate about Snoopy. In a warming world, Donna Green asks: how hot is too hot?  

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UNSW experts are at the centre of a debate about whether the controversial practice of geo-engineering has a place in the fight against global warming.

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UNSW Professor Chris Turney and his team answer some commonly asked questions about the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, whose research vessel became trapped in ice in December.

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Global average temperatures will rise at least 4°C by 2100 if carbon dioxide emissions are not reduced, according to new UNSW research published in Nature.

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What does the emerging scholarly field of environmental humanities have in common with the Hollywood film Grease? More than you might think, writes Jennifer Hamilton. 

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Leading international and Australian experts on economics, the environment and carbon trading will gather at UNSW next week for a symposium on Limits to Growth.

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An increase in aridity due to global warming will disturb the balance of nutrients in the soil and reduce productivity of the world’s drylands, which support millions of people, a landmark study predicts.

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When it comes to reporting the projected consequences of climate change, are journalists following their conscience or are they letting us, and future generations, down, asks Tim Dean.

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There is still scientific work to do on attributing specific events to climate change, but we know enough to make policy decisions, write Steve Sherwood and Lisa Alexander.  

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UNSW scientists have played a key role in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, which is officially released in Sweden on Friday.  

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