Almost 200 countries are reckoning with the world’s extraordinary loss of the variety of life at the COP15 nature summit in Canada. Here’s why Indigenous involvement is crucial.
The report synthesises the latest science about Australia’s climate – and paints a worrying picture.
Industry-funded research says existing models for potential maximum rainfall are out of date and suggests existing dams are at greater risk due to spillway inadequacy.
The growing threat of flash flooding as a result of more intense rapid rain bursts means the city needs to update its flood defences.
The most severe sudden downpours in Sydney have intensified by 40 per cent in the last two decades.
This year’s climate talks have been overshadowed by rising international tensions, energy crises and war. But that doesn’t mean climate action is dead.
The naturally best breeding window for these endangered animals is shortening, prompting a unique change in behaviour.
UNSW has a wide range of experts available for comment on COP27, the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference.
The budget earmarked worthwhile climate measures, but many are piecemeal. Amid record-breaking extreme weather in Australia, federal spending on climate action still falls well short.
The world’s solar panels rely on technology pioneered in Australia. Now our researchers are working on ultra-low-cost, high efficiency solar cells.