climate change

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Most Australians believe climate change is happening now and is caused by human activity, according to preliminary results from a new national survey.

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As governments wrangle over climate change policy and who should pay for it, a global health and humanitarian crisis is building on the ground, says Professor Daniel Tarantola.

Strategies for grass roots action on climate change will be outlined at a public symposium at UNSW. Hosted by the ABC's Robyn Williams, speakers include Senator Christine Milne and Mark Diesendorf.

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Governments must act urgently on threats to biodiversity across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, according to a landmark new study.

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Family First senator Stephen Fielding has fallen hook, line and sinker for some of the most commonly paraded furphies of the climate change naysayer brigade, writes Professor Matt England.

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UNSW climate scientists and energy experts have given a largely critical response to the Federal Government's emissions trading White Paper.

The problems faced by the Pacific region in mitigating and adapting to climate change will be the focus of a conference at the University of New South Wales.

IPCC Chairman Dr Rajendra Pachauri has called for urgent action to mitigate climate change impacts in this year's Wallace Wurth Memorial Lecture.

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Australia's leading climate scientists have written to the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, urging him to adopt an emission reduction target for Australia of 25 percent below 1990 levels by 2020.

Desert storms

The risks and impacts of climate change on Indigenous communities in Australia's tropical north is the subject of a new scoping study led by UNSW's Dr Donna Green.

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