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13 December 2016
Director of the ANU Climate Change Institute, Professor Mark Howden, has been appointed to a key national panel to advise the government on climate science. Professor Howden...
8 December 2016
This article by Assoc Prof Nerilie Abram was previously published in The Conversation, 8 December 2016. There is no doubt that 2016 has been a record-breaking year for Earth...
22 November 2016
Article by Luke Kemp was previously published in The Conversation 22 November 2016. In many ways, the Marrakech climate summit was entirely ordinary. As is usually the case...
22 November 2016
This article was originally published in Policy Forum on 22 November 2016 by Frank Jotzo The Trump Presidency is a fork in the road for climate action. While it may set back...
Republican candidate Donald Trump has promised to ‘cancel’ or ‘renegotiate’ the Paris Agreement. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO
11 November 2016
The United States is likely to drop out of the Paris Agreement or the overall global climate convention, but research from The Australian National University (ANU)...
11 November 2016
Originally published in The Conversation 11 November 2017. November 9 will likely become the day that the Paris Agreement died, but not when the goal of limiting warming to...
7 November 2016
This article by Dr Sophie Lewis was originally published on The Conversation.     Generation Y has grown up in a rapidly warming world. According to the...
ANU EXPERTS: PARIS AGREEMENT AND CLIMATE TALKS
3 November 2016
The Paris Agreement on climate change will enter into force tomorrow, ahead of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP22) meeting in...
12 October 2016
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the key global science body addressing climate change. The IPCC is seeking expressions of interest from experts to...
US President Barack Obama welcomes news the Paris Agreement will come into force from November 4. EPA/Chris Kleponis
7 October 2016
This article by Dr Luke Kemp was originally published by The Conversation.  The Paris climate agreement is set to enter into force next month after the European Union...
SA blackout and myths re renewable energy
30 September 2016
Australia needs to focus on the main game of addressing climate change, and not be distracted by furphies surrounding the amount of renewable energy in the grid, according to...
Associate Professor Nerilie Abram. Image: Stuart Hay, ANU.
28 September 2016
Human-caused climate change is robbing crucial rain from southern parts of Australia by shifting Southern Ocean westerly winds towards Antarctica,...
Melting ice sheets
27 September 2016
Dr Andrew Glikson, The Conversation Current greenhouse gas concentrations could warm the world 3-7℃ (and on average 5℃) over coming millennia. That’s the finding of...
Plants growing in inner regions of Australia are at high risk from heat waves. Image: Owen Atkin, ANU.
14 September 2016
An international study led by ANU has found the hottest temperatures on record this year are bad news for Australia's plants. But further...
8 September 2016
On the 8th September, the ARC announced the new Centres of Excellence. Of the nine announced, one of special interest to the ANU Climate Institute is the new ARC Centre of...
8 September 2016
The Australian Research Council has funded a new Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes. The new centre will transform the direction of Australian...
Climate Change Authority
2 September 2016
This article by Associate Professor Frank Jotzo was originally published on The Conversation. The Climate Change Authority’s latest report outlining a recommended...
Associate Professor Nerilie Abram. Image: Stuart, ANU.
25 August 2016
An international research project has found human activity has been causing global warming for almost two centuries, proving human-induced climate change is not just a 20th...
Britain’s industrial pioneers couldn’t have known how they would affect the climate. Henry Gastineau
25 August 2016
This article, co-authored by CCI member, Nerilie Abram, Helen McGregor, Joelle Gergis and Steven Phipps, was published on the Conversation. In the early days of the Industrial...
24 August 2016
This article by Eelco Rohling was published in 'The Conversation' 24 August 2016 The Paris climate agreement set a “safe” global warming limit of below...

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