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New research by a team of scientists shows that black carbon aerosols and ozone, both man-made pollutants, are most likely pushing the boundary of the tropics further poleward.

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A new study has found that record high sea-surface temperatures off northern Australia were also responsible for the downpour that devastated much of Queensland in December 2010.

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The most surprising part of the ABC documentary "I can change your mind" was Nick Minchin’s choice of experts: they were all duds who would only influence the gullible, writes Michael Ashley.

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Scientists may not agree on the "balance" shown in a new ABC documentary on climate change, but giving a sceptic equal airtime to expose the weakness of their argument may not be such a bad thing, writes Michael Ashley.

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Warmer water temperatures can greatly increase the reproductive capacity of a pest fish species, a new study has found.

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Fraud in Australia, how mammals evolved large brains, and the possibility of Pacific communities being relocated due to climate change are some of the areas to receive funding in the latest round of ARC grants.

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Sydneysiders will be forced to think about their energy consumption when they use an appliance hooked up to a plant as part of an interactive art exhibition on sustainability.

If the world can't or won't slow global warming, the least it can do is help island states threatened by rising seas prepare for "life after land", writes law academic Rosemary Rayfuse in The New York Times.

We must stand up for the right of researchers to put forward their views free from intimidation, says UNSW's Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) Les Field, who's welcomed the government's condemnation of threats against climate change scientists.

Once oppressed by big business, the Australian working class now suffers under the yoke of elite actors. The Liberal Party's class war rhetoric has turned the tables on the Left, argues Associate Professor David McKnight.

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