The grisly discovery of a disembodied foot on a NSW beach was a tragic twist in the mystery of missing woman Melissa Caddick. Such tragedies can also reveal hidden currents connecting the planet.
The movements of communities across the world due to disaster risks are mapped by new UNSW Sydney research.
Expected effects of climate change on hailstorms vary markedly by region, says a new international review involving UNSW.
In any given year, there's a 1% chance of a 'once in a century' flood. But that doesn't mean they can't happen more than once in quick succession.
The last major geomagnetic reversal triggered a series of dramatic events that have far-reaching consequences for our planet.
Just like in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the answer was 42.
Projections of rising sea levels this century are on the money when tested against satellite and tide-gauge observations, scientists find.
We know heatwaves and drought can turn bushfires into infernos, but the reasons why were poorly understood in science.
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.
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.