climate change

Aurora borealis above mountain peak

Just like in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the answer was 42.

A beach with two signs denoting predicted sea levels in 2030 and sea levels in 2050

Projections of rising sea levels this century are on the money when tested against satellite and tide-gauge observations, scientists find.

bushfires burning on the horizon at dusk on a farm

We know heatwaves and drought can turn bushfires into infernos, but the reasons why were poorly understood in science.

Couple stand at the ruins of their home after bushfire

New research finds there are several steps insurers can take to improve the way they assess and manage the impacts of climate change on the community.

A truck transports coal from an open cut mine in Queensland

The Paris Agreement desperately needs to be updated. Currently the big exporters take no responsibility for the emissions created when those fossil fuels are burned overseas.

Ian Jacobs and Matthew England

The International Universities Climate Alliance’s first major initiative will call on world leaders to act on the climate emergency.

climate protester and sign

Australia faces a carbon tax being imposed on it by its trading partners. It's time to get ahead of the curve.

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.

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