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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...
18 August 2016
Published in 'The Conversation' 18th June 2016 The upcoming US presidential election could make or break the Paris climate agreement. Unlike the previous Kyoto...
16 August 2016
ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society's Dr Ceridwen Fraser has been named the ACT Scientist of the Year. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr presented Dr Fraser with the...
10 August 2016
Warmer Climate Could Lower Dengue Risk  Health researchers predict that the transmission of dengue could decrease in a future warmer climate, countering previous...
19 July 2016
International research led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found how plants, such as rice and wheat, sense and respond to extreme drought...
13 July 2016
This article was authored by Frank Jotzo and originally published in 'The Conversation', 13 July 2016. The re-elected Coalition government has the opportunity to...
Marine heatwave devastates kelp forest ecosystem
8 July 2016
Gradual ocean warming, punctuated by a severe marine heatwave event, has caused the collapse of kelp forest ecosystems along the Western Australian coastline. Writing in...
Australian by Degree - Kristina Fiddali, Solomon Islands
4 July 2016
Watching her family home become increasingly threatened by rising sea levels spurred Kristina Fiddali on to pursue a Master of Climate Change at ANU so that she could help her...
12 June 2016
Professor Mike Raupach, who died in February 2015, has been honoured with an AO in the latest Queen's Birthday Honours list.  Professor Raupach was a world-class...
8 June 2016
This article by Elizabeth Boulton, PhD student at ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society, was originally published by The Conversation.   In 2013, one of...
Climate K
2 June 2016
Climathon is a 24-hour fast paced global hackathon style event that’s focussed on solving meaningful climate change problems.   Organised by Climate-KIC, it...
Penny Wong AAP Image / Lukas Coch
24 May 2016
Australia had the first government body dedicated to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.   This article by Christian Downie and Adjunct Professor Howard Bamsey was...

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