To look inside a stalagmite is to look back in time tens of thousands of years to see how the Earth’s climate patterns have shaped the world we live in today.
A new report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute says the federal government has overlooked the national security threats of climate change.
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.