CLIMATE

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13 October 2014
Former federal environment minister Professor Robert Hill will discuss policy responses to climate change in the inaugural Sir William Tyree Energy Lecture at UNSW on Thursday 23 October.
Modern day groundwater discharge on the flanks of Oldonyo Lengai volcano in Northern Tanzania (Credit: G.M. Ashley)
11 September 2014
Our ancient ancestors’ ability to move around and find new sources of groundwater during extremely dry periods in Africa may have been key to their survival and the evolution of the human species, a new study shows. 
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01 September 2014
The Bureau of Meteorology has been accused of fudging its temperature data records. It's a very serious accusation - and it's untrue, write Andy Pitman and Lisa Alexander.
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22 April 2013
The first continental-scale reconstruction of temperatures over the past 2000 years highlights the unusual nature of the 20th century warming.
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29 July 2010
A major international climate study co-authored by a UNSW scientist has confirmed the past decade as the hottest on record.
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19 June 2009
Family First senator Stephen Fielding has fallen hook, line and sinker for some of the most commonly paraded furphies of the climate change naysayer brigade, writes Professor Matt England.
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12 October 2007
UNSW Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer has earmarked sustainability as a priority for the University - in research, teaching and in the way the campus operates.
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26 March 2007
UNSW PhD student Maria Kordjamshidi has won the Australian Institute of Energy's national award for the best Alternative Energy Pathways Project.
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09 March 2007
A major new climate change research centre is to be established at UNSW, with a $6 million funding boost.
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28 February 2007
Teenage binge drinking among female students has been slashed following a school-based alcohol education campaign developed by UNSW researchers.