UNSW researchers have solved the mystery of why and how ocean ‘hotspots’ are forming so fast, by examining the winds that influence the ocean currents heating these areas.
China is in the midst of a devastating heatwave and drought. Amid an electricity crisis, China has doubled down on coal investments to meet demand.
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.
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.
Patterns of rapid ice loss in the past could predict style of future Antarctic ice sheet retreat.
The sea has been rising and falling for eons, but there is compelling evidence that carbon emissions from human activity is speeding the process along.
The COP26 summit has not lived up to the goal of reducing temperature rises because there are too many loopholes for the fossil fuel industry to exploit.
There’s no need to sugar-coat the truth or scaremonger when talking to kids about climate change.
An article in the eminent US magazine Science has triggered debate over whether scientists should use climate models. Here’s what you should know about climate models ahead of today’s IPCC report.
Warming waters are leading to the ‘tropicalisation’ of temperate reefs: gone are the kelp forests, and local fish populations are responding unexpectedly.