As Australia heads into summer with an El Niño, it’s important to understand and prepare for the health risks associated with extreme weather.
Research led by UNSW and Sydney Water shows that western Sydney's summer temperatures can be significantly reduced and mortality rates halved by combining water technology, cool materials and greenery.
With Sydney’s temperatures rising today UNSW has two urban heat experts available for comment.
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?