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The sun is setting on coal.
10 October 2018
A crystal clear message comes from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change:  keeping global warming to a 1.5 degrees rise would save untold damage.  Achieving this...
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8 October 2018
A landmark report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, commissioned at the breakthrough 2015 summit that brokered the Paris climate agreement, outlines what...
8 October 2018
Professor Mark Howden from the Australian National University's Climate Change Institute is a Review Editor on the latest Special Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on...
12 September 2018
Listen to interview on RN Breakfast with Prof John Hewson of Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.   http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/new-...
Lack of climate policy threatens to trip up Australian diplomacy this summit season
10 September 2018
    This article by Dr Christian Downie was originally published by The Conversation.    Australia has navigated a somewhat stormy passage through the...
Australia’s grain exports will suffer under climate change. Alpha/Flickr, CC BY-NC
6 September 2018
    This article, co-authored by CCI member, Dr Luciana Porfirio, David Newth & John Finnigan, was originally published by The Conversation.  ...
Dramatic vegetation changes in the past hint at dire future
31 August 2018
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 that will occur...
Dr Geoff Hinchcliffe with coasters made from laser-cut wood. Photo by Lannon Harley.
28 August 2018
Where do you start if you're trying to invent an engaging method to visualise climate change data? Ross Peake reports.  This story was originally published by ANU...
25 August 2018
This article was published by ABC News. Unpredictable and drastic weather is affecting the livelihood of the humble suburban street tree. The expectation of harsher...
greenhouse gas emissions
24 August 2018
ANU has been ranked amongst the five most productive research institutions globally on market mechanisms for carbon emission reductions between 1992-2016.   This is...
7 August 2018
An international study has found the Earth is at risk of entering a hothouse climate that could lead to global average temperatures of up to five degrees Celsius higher than pre-...
Ice sea level picture
26 July 2018
The increasing amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere due to human activity will contribute to future sea-level rises, but new research has revealed that rapid ice age sea-...
3 June 2018
This article by Andrew King, Anna Ukkola and Ben Henley was originally published by The Conversation.   Much of southern Australia is experiencing severe drought...
25 April 2018
Researchers from ANU have developed a seed-collection strategy to help make trees or even food crops more resilient to future climate change. Their new research, published...
12 April 2018
The Australian National University (ANU) is taking a lead role in preparing the next international climate assessment, which will be vital in informing nations about the need to...
ANU Climate coasters Canberra and Brisbane
31 March 2018
ANU designers and researchers, Mitchell Whitelaw and Geoff Hinchcliffe have designed these fantastic coasters, a tangible visualisation of how...
14 March 2018
Originally published in the Canberra Times by John Hewson The climate wars between the major political parties have cost us a host of lost business and employment opportunities...
The coastal city of San Juan in Puerto Rico was flooded after Hurricane Maria hit in September 2017.Credit: Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo/The Washington Post/Getty
28 February 2018
An urban environment expert at The Australian National University (ANU) has warned that city councils acting alone to address climate change, in the absence of an evidence-based...
27 February 2018
New research from The Australian National University (ANU) and ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science suggests natural rainfall variation is so great that it could...
12 February 2018
In 2017, ANU has made significant contributions towards understanding the earth’s systems, climate impacts and adaptation, mitigation, institutional responses and...

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