Charities and environment groups joined researchers at UNSW this week to discuss one of the biggest challenges of an emissions trading scheme - ensuring fair distribution of the cost of carbon.
A study by a UNSW evolutionary biologist comparing 75 different ecosystems across the planet is revealing new facts about the secret lives of plants and what eats them - and some important lessons about how they will fare with climate change.
UNSW researchers are part of an international group of 90 experts looking at how climate change will affect the world's coast lines.
Dean of UNSW Engineering Professor Graham Davies has won one of the UK's most prestigious engineering and science awards for leadership in new materials development.
The bite force of a great white shark is the highest known for any living species, according to UNSW research to be published in the Journal of Zoology.
Neither snap judgments nor sleeping on a problem are any better than conscious thinking for making complex decisions, according to UNSW research.
UNSW researchers have claimed an unprecedented six awards in the 2008 Eureka Prizes, the strongest showing by any institution in the 19-year history of the awards.
The Queensland Government's management of floodplains on the environmentally important Paroo River has been called into question in a new study by UNSW researchers.
A UNSW@ADFA researcher has been named as one of the 2008 Fresh Science winners, recognising his research into the environmental benefits of smarter air traffic control.
UNSW has launched CERPA - the Centre for Energy Research and Policy Analysis - a groundbreaking initiative to meet the challenge of fuelling the world's future.