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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...
16 May 2016
This article by Dr Paul Burke was originally published by The Conversation. Direct Action is the centrepiece of Australia’s current greenhouse gas reduction...
3 May 2016
This article was co authored by Dale Nimmo, David Lindenmayer, John Woinarski, Ralph MacNally and Shaun Cunningham and originally published in 'The Conversation' May 3...
reducing effects climate related disasters philippines
3 May 2016
Developing countries are disproportionally affected by climate-related disasters.   Research by an ANU Master of Climate Change student finds that this may be...
Wind Farm, ANU Climate Change Institute Experts Alert
27 April 2016
The Australia Labor Party has announced a new climate change policy ahead of the federal election. The policy outlines higher emissions cuts, a...
 Alan Alda at the official opening of new Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS) facilities at ANU in Canberra, March 8, 2016. AAP Image/Lukas Coch
9 March 2016
Alan Alda is known to many people as the actor in the US television series M.A.S.H and later in The West Wing. But he’s also passionate about science and is the visiting...
Climate Change Institute
8 March 2016
A team of international scientists has quantified the threat that climate change poses to nine staple food crops in sub-Saharan Africa and outlined actions and timelines needed to...
Benthic Foraminifera fossils, 0.3mm across.  Stuart Hay, ANU
9 February 2016
A huge reservoir of carbon developed in the deep Atlantic Ocean during the last ice age, research led by ANU Research School of Earth Sciences has found...
29 January 2016
In private conversations, many climate scientists express far greater concern at the progression of global warming and its consequences than they do in public, writes Dr Andrew...
Professor Mark Howden, Director of the ANU Climate Change Institute
27 January 2016
Leading climate and sustainability scientist Professor Mark Howden has been appointed Director of the ANU Climate Change Institute (CCI) after serving as Interim Director for the...

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