School of Humanities & Languages

power pylons at sunset

New research shows that a transition to renewable energy alone is not fast enough to keep global temperatures below 2050 target levels.

woman with 'still not asking for it' written on her chest above her bra

Laurie Penny’s new book Sexual Revolution offers a muddled perspective on this moment of profound cultural change, in contrast to Australian journalist Amy Remeikis’ powerful new work.

man at home on sofa listening to music with a smartphone

UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture stories explored a range of ideas, from purpose-built quarantine facilities to whether artificial intelligence could create art.

Solar panels on suburban roof tops

Almost one in three Australian homes now have solar panels – but as even more solar systems are installed, we face a growing challenge of managing temporary solar shutdowns. 

digital devices on a table

A striking feature of the report is the relatively brief treatment of ‘green’ technologies.

BHP building

BHP is banking profits from its failing assets, while washing its hands of the responsibility for its past and ongoing contribution to climate change.

Eleanor Roosevelt with King George VI, Sarah Delano Roosevelt, Queen Elizabeth and Franklin Roosevelt

As first lady during the Depression and Second World War, Roosevelt was instrumental in how the US was run – and did much to advance women in that role.

A truck transports coal from an open cut mine in Queensland

The Paris Agreement desperately needs to be updated. Currently the big exporters take no responsibility for the emissions created when those fossil fuels are burned overseas.