climate change

bushfire evacuees shrouded in thick haze

Supporting regional communities to respond to the increasing threat of climate-fuelled disasters has never been more vital.

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An article in the eminent US magazine Science has triggered debate over whether scientists should use climate models. Here’s what you should know about climate models ahead of today’s IPCC report.

A person walking down the street with an umbrella

Last week the Bureau of Meteorology declared a negative Indian Ocean Dipole — a natural climate phenomenon set to bring wet weather. Let’s look at what you can expect, and the role of climate change.

Waste gas is shown escaping two industrial chimneys against a blue sky background and surrounded by fog

If we are to reduce net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, we haven’t made a good start. Governments, industry and individuals need to do much more, a new study shows.

Scientists have studied the impacts of a warmer, stronger East Australian Current on marine life during a voyage along the east coast.

a very sad snowman

One cold winter doesn't negate more than a century of global warming. We need the political leadership to set the world on a safer path. Ill-informed tweets by government senators won't help.

Kosciuszko National Park

Some native plants do not appear to be adapting to warming conditions.

A Mountain Pygmy-possum clings to a person's finger

Why the race to rescue the Mountain Pygmy-possum from extinction has spurred conservationists at home and abroad into action.

a graphic representation of ocean currents seen from space

Our team discovered clear changes in the distribution and strength of ocean eddies. These changes have never been detected before.

Tjapukai Shaw, RAAF Indigenous liaison officer, with two young Indigenous men in front of a large aircraft

These issues matter to our strategic allies, particularly in the Pacific. Dutton's climate change scepticism and attitudes toward First Nations people could be damaging.

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