COP26

In this photo illustration the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) logo seen displayed on a smartphone

UNSW has a wide range of experts available for comment on COP26.

Woman stands in front of her destroyed home in Vanuatu

As climate change amplifies the frequency and severity of extreme weather events, evacuations are likely to become increasingly common and costly – in human and economic terms.

A child holding a poster on landfill with 'save our planet' written on it.

Adults (and governments) don’t see children as agents of their own human rights – and that's a big problem.

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From higher mortgages to hoarding outdated technologies, how will the government’s current stance on climate change affect the economy for Australians?

protesters hold a sign up saying there is no planet b

Children and young people are likely to face the worst effects of climate change, but they’ve often been denied a seat at the table in global discussions on how to tackle the climate crisis. 

Night time silhouette of an industrial plant worker

Disclosure requirements work, forcing companies to own up to their customers and investors.

A truck transports coal from an open cut mine in Queensland

The Paris Agreement desperately needs to be updated. Currently the big exporters take no responsibility for the emissions created when those fossil fuels are burned overseas.

Carbon emissions from refinery

The coronavirus pandemic caused the UN's annual climate conference to be postponed by a year, but it was also responsible for a drop in carbon emissions. Is it enough and will it last?