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Socially responsible investors rely on sustainability reports for their investment decisions but the quality and consistency of reporting remains a problem, writes Renard Siew.

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Some level of scepticism is a good thing. But thinking that all scientists and engineers are wrong until proven otherwise is no way to promote a rational discussion about climate change, argues Fiona Johnson.

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The latest UN report on the vulnerability of societies to the impacts of climate change provides yet another call to act, writes the Sydney Morning Herald scientist-in-residence, UNSW's Fiona Johnson. 

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Expert hydrologist Dr Fiona Johnson will provide scientific input into news coverage of the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.

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Simulating the behaviours of individuals is the key to designing better transport policies in our cities and towns, an international symposium hosted by UNSW has been told.

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Remote sensing satellites have advantages over conventional air and sea searches and could play a key role in locating the wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, writes Linlin Ge. 

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UNSW researchers have taken the first step towards creating a self-driving car by fitting sensors and other technology to a vehicle owned by car sharing service GoGet.

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Australian water utilities must adapt to extreme weather events if they are to protect vulnerable supplies and ensure clean drinking water into the future, an international report warns.

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A smartphone app that doubles as a navigation aid is giving people with a visual impairment the confidence to explore.

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The planned Melbourne Metro project faces engineering hurdles, but there may be light at the end of the tunnel, writes Leonhard Bernold.

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