It is only May and summer is seven months away, but climate researchers are seeing the beginnings of what could be the most powerful El Niño event in close to two decades.
Australia needs to do more to foster young entrepreneurs, says business student Bradley Kalgovas, who will convene a roundtable on innovation at the upcoming G20 Youth Forum in Germany.
Uncertainty about climate change should not be a reason for doing nothing; it should be an even stronger call for action, write Ben Newell and Michael Smithson.
Some level of scepticism is a good thing. But thinking that all scientists and engineers are wrong until proven otherwise is no way to promote a rational discussion about climate change, argues Fiona Johnson.
The latest UN report on the vulnerability of societies to the impacts of climate change provides yet another call to act, writes the Sydney Morning Herald scientist-in-residence, UNSW's Fiona Johnson.
Expert hydrologist Dr Fiona Johnson will provide scientific input into news coverage of the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.
Australian water utilities must adapt to extreme weather events if they are to protect vulnerable supplies and ensure clean drinking water into the future, an international report warns.
The Australian Open has shown the world there is a temperature at which tennis players start to hallucinate about Snoopy. In a warming world, Donna Green asks: how hot is too hot?
UNSW experts are at the centre of a debate about whether the controversial practice of geo-engineering has a place in the fight against global warming.
UNSW Professor Chris Turney and his team answer some commonly asked questions about the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, whose research vessel became trapped in ice in December.