A stalagmite in Western Australia has revealed regular, low-intensity fires before European arrival and infrequent, high-intensity fires afterwards.
Incremental change is not enough if we want to limit temperature rises to 1.5°C, says the IPCC’s Working Group III, which includes UNSW sustainability expert Tommy Wiedmann.
Humanity is off track to keeping global warming to 1.5℃. But if we pull out all stops, we’ve still got a chance.
A new AI-driven immersive visualisation system will help us address the new generation of extreme fires caused by global warming.
Baleen plates – the signature bristle-like apparatus toothless whales use to feed – reveal how these large aquatic mammals adapt to environmental changes over time.
The Court’s decision represents narrow understanding of accountability, the role of courts, and ignores children’s positionality in society.
Tree rings are ‘nature’s weather stations’ and reveal far more of the Daly River’s history than scientific records can.
Tree ring analysis suggests strong flows in NT’s Daly River can’t go on forever and water allocation could lead to environmental and cultural damage.
A UNSW Sydney-led study shows at least two times more freshwater has shifted from warm to cold regions of the earth than our climate models predicted – signifying broader changes to the global water cycle.
Urban gardens, parks and green walls are crucial ways to tackle flash floods and city heat. But new global research finds its effectiveness varies from city to city.