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Sophie Lewis
10 August 2017
More scientists need to speak directly with the public and explain to people why their research matters, climate researcher Dr Sophie Lewis from The Australian National University...
7 August 2017
This article was originally published in The Conversation by Steven Cork and Kate Auty What actions are required to implement nature-based solutions to Oceania’s most...
18 July 2017
 A senior scientist from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will discuss the latest climate science, including the potential for higher sea-level rise than...
13 July 2017
Originally published in The Conversation by Andrew Glikson One of the key questions about climate change is the strength of the greenhouse effect. In scientific terms this is...
6 July 2017
An international climate policy expert at The Australian National University (ANU) has called on G20 leaders to take concrete steps to reduce fossil-fuel subsidies and reform...
Image credit: Tim J Keegan_Flickr
6 July 2017
Researchers have called for health professionals and climate forecasters to work more closely together ahead of extreme weather events and gradual climate change to help prevent...
27 June 2017
Originally Published in the Conversation Andrew Hopkins Permafrost is the layer of permanently frozen earth – over a 1,000 metres thick in some places – that lies...
27 June 2017
Global atmospheric greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations are continuing to increase, and the impacts of a changing climate are being felt on human and natural systems. Meanwhile,...
Researchers Dr Su Yin Phua, Dr Kai Xun Chan, Diep Ganguly and Estee Tee. Image: Stuart Hay, ANU.
26 June 2017
A research team led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found a new way to help plants better survive drought by enhancing their natural ability to preserve water....
Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef
23 June 2017
Coral bleaching indicates that a reef is under stress. Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has experienced an increased rate of bleaching events in recent years. Dr Jennie...
River red gum in Wyndham Vale, Victoria. Image: Rexness, Flickr
23 June 2017
Australia’s iconic and most widespread tree species the river red gum is under serious threat by rising CO2 levels and their survival may depend on curbing carbon emissions...
Hon Ken Wyatt (Minister for Ageing & Indigenous Affairs), Hon Richard Di Natale, Hon Mark Butler, Hon Catherine King (& Shadow Health Minister), Dr Liz Hanna (President Climate & Health Alliance, & ANU) at the launch of the Framework
22 June 2017
The Climate and Health Alliance, led by their President Dr Liz Hanna, launched a collaboratively developed Framework for a National Strategy on Climate, Health and Well-being...
20 June 2017
Originally published by the ANU 16 June 2017 The Australian National University (ANU) congratulates distinguished scientist Dr Graham Farquhar AO, who has become the first...
Why reducing our carbon emissions matters (a little story about climate change)
13 June 2017
Originally published in the Conversation 13 June by Ben Henley and Nerilie Abram There are those who say the climate has always changed, and that carbon dioxide levels have...
6 June 2017
This article by Professor Frank Jotzo has been published in the Interpreter (Lowy Institute for International Policy) It's been only a few days since US President Donald...
6 June 2017
Originally publshed 22 June in the Conversation by Christian Downie President Donald Trump’s announcement overnight that he will withdraw the United States from...
2 June 2017
Previously published by the ANU 2 June 2017 Climate experts at ANU have responded to the United States' decision to leave the Paris Accord...
1 June 2017
Originally Published by the ANU 1 June 2017 Rising sea levels and more frequent flooding events may drive coastal nesting birds around the world to extinction, a team of...
1 June 2017
Originally published in the Conversation 31 May 2017 by Jonathan Pickering US President Donald Trump has announced that he will decide this week whether to follow through on...
29 May 2017
Originally published by the ANU on 29 May 2017 ANU experts weigh in on expected US announcement on Paris Accord Monday, May 29, 2017 — Climate experts at The...

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