Science & Tech

Wind turbines

New UNSW research has disproved the claim that the transition to renewable electricity systems will harm the global economy.

Hydrogen technologies

The new research centre will aid development of new cost-effective hydrogen technologies – placing Australia firmly at the forefront of the hydrogen economy.

Cows standing in water

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.

A person sitting on top of a mountain

As the world warmed from the last ice age, a rise in carbon dioxide levels stalled for nearly 2,000 years. That's always puzzled scientists, but now they think they know what happened.

A flowering plant

New research shows, in a world first, a recreation of the evolution of flowering plants through time - a complete angiosperm 'time-tree'.

sun

In nearly every part of the world heatwaves have been increasing in frequency and duration, a new study led by UNSW climate scientists shows.

man under burning sun

Heatwaves have become longer, hotter and more frequent. This trend is accelerating from climate change.

Chandrawati and Pahlevani

Dr Rona Chandrawati and Dr Farshid Pahlevani have been recognised in the list of Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers for 2020.

lifeguard on beach

COVID-19 is changing the dynamics of people swimming at beaches around the world, potentially making it more unsafe.

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