Extreme heat and bushfires bring unique challenges for someone with dementia. Here’s how we can all play a part in helping them stay safe and cool this spring and summer.
New research reveals who is most at risk and what we can all do to stay safe while swimming.
Marine heatwaves aren’t just on the surface. They can be at their most destructive when they sweep along the seafloor.
A UNSW Sydney scientist explains exactly how an El Niño event manifests and why it can be difficult to predict.
As the planet continues to warm, extreme weather events such as heatwaves and heavy rainfall are becoming more frequent, intense and longer, according to global weather data.
In nearly every part of the world heatwaves have been increasing in frequency and duration, a new study led by UNSW climate scientists shows.
Heatwaves have become longer, hotter and more frequent. This trend is accelerating from climate change.
UNSW researchers are trialling the potential of a removable rooftop weather barrier to alleviate the effect of intense heatwaves on low-income communities in urban India.
Slick, glass skyscrapers reliant on air-conditioning for cooling could eventually become heat traps for Australian residents.
As southeastern Australia swelters through another heatwave Martin Loosemoore and Anumitra Mirti Chand ask if our hospitals are equipped to cope.