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18 September 2017
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has called for nominations of experts for consideration as Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors, or Review Editors for...
12 September 2017
As the bulk of eastern and southern Australia braces for elevated fire risk this summer, a satellite monitoring system is being developed to help predict and mitigate their...
Two residents paddle though their flooded neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Fort Myers, Fla., on Sept. 12. (David Goldman/AP)
12 September 2017
This article co-authored by Associate Professor Llewelyn Hughes was published by The Washington Post on 12th September 2017. For the past two weeks, Americans have been gripped...
11 September 2017
 A US coastal adaptation expert is warning coastal cities in Australia to be more prepared for extreme weather higher sea levels, as communities batten down for Hurricane...
Parliament House
5 September 2017
Applications for Commonwealth Parliamentary Internships for First Semester 2018 close on 30 September 2017, with ANIP Travel Grants of up to $1,000 available to assist students...
Shirty Science T-shirts
5 September 2017
Shirty Science aims to spark conversation about new scientific research. So you can buy a cool shirt, but also learn something new as well. This year two ANU climate PhD...
Algae could be the key to a new type of biofuel. hbarrows/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND
31 August 2017
Originally published in The Conversation by Andrew Hopkins The use of biofuels helps reduce human greenhouse gas emissions. That’s one reason why some petroleum ...
22 August 2017
Worried about Climate Change and the effects on the natural World? We are looking for established and emerging Artists working with Climate Change and associated...
10 August 2017
Originally published in the Conversation by Sophie Lewis I’ve wanted to be a scientist since I was five years old. My idea of a scientist was someone in a lab, making...
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...
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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...

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