ANU Climate Update 2019

ANU Climate Update 2019 will present an overview of how our climate is changing and how we are responding to these changes in Australia and around the world.

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ANU Climate Update 2019 Climate Change Institute

Coal is on the way out, the only question is how quickly

A crystal clear message comes from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change:  keeping global warming to a 1.5 degrees rise would save untold dam

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The sun is setting on coal.

Expert commentary on IPCC Special Report on 1.5C Global Warming

Professor Mark Howden from the Australian National University's Climate Change Institute is a Review Editor on the latest Special Report from the Intergovern

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Removing Atmospheric Greenhouse Gases to Prevent Dangerous Climate Change

Global atmospheric greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations are continuing to increase, and the impacts of a changing climate are being felt on human and natural

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Art exhibition: Gaia Hypothesis

Curated by Ngaio Fitpatrick

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Gaia Hypothesis climate art exhibition

Dramatic vegetation changes in the past offer clues for future

A study on dramatic changes to Earth's vegetation as it emerged from the last ice age and temperatures rose has offered clues on the kinds of transformations

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Dramatic vegetation changes in the past hint at dire future

Contributing to climate change solutions
via innovative, interdisciplinary approaches

The ANU Climate Change Institute draws on the wealth of expertise across the University’s seven colleges and connects our work to governments, the private sector and the community as a whole. read more


Research in climate change at ANU covers a broad range of themes, from the science of climate change to societal responses from economic, legal, sociological and political perspectives.

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The ANU offers a variety of courses covering a broad spectrum of climate-related topics – from earth system science to climate law, international climate policy to water, and so much more.

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