climate change

Loy Yang power station releasing plumes of smoke in Victoria

Corporate Australia must learn to better engage with shareholder activists – especially around climate change – before it’s too late, UNSW Business School research shows.

Cows standing in water

As the planet continues to warm, extreme weather events such as heatwaves and heavy rainfall are becoming more frequent, intense and longer, according to global weather data.

A person sitting on top of a mountain

As the world warmed from the last ice age, a rise in carbon dioxide levels stalled for nearly 2,000 years. That's always puzzled scientists, but now they think they know what happened.

man under burning sun

Heatwaves have become longer, hotter and more frequent. This trend is accelerating from climate change.

Climate change threat to tropical plants

Half of the world’s tropical plant species may struggle to germinate by 2070 because of global warming, a new UNSW study predicts.

water droplets on blade of grass

At the core of the most pressing global issues of our time is a crisis of identity, where culture meets ecology.

Researchers working at the Patriot Hills Blue Ice Area of Antarctica

New research has shed light on the role sea ice plays in managing atmospheric carbon dioxide levels.

Gwydir River, part of the Murray-Darling Basin

A new UNSW study demands better transparency around the idiosyncratic water management rules governing water allocation in the Murray-Darling Basin.

matt carnavan

Contrary to the Morrison government's claims, it does prop up the fossil fuel industry. But the money doesn't create many jobs or much profit.

Pollution coming from a factory pipe.

The lessons we have learnt from the impact of COVID-19 may help businesses manage climate risk in the future.

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