Professor Andy Pitman

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Over the past 15 years, Professor Andrew Pitman has demonstrated visionary leadership in the field of climate science. By bringing together a consortium of leading universities and institutions he has transformed the scale and impact of Australian climate science research.

A new report from the independent Climate Commission "should be a wake-up call for global and national action on greenhouse gas emissions", says UNSW climate scientist Professor Matthew England.

Climate change inside

The increases in temperature extremes Australia faces this century due to climate change will not be quite as large as some have feared, according to a new study by UNSW researchers.