ANU Climate research in the media - 2017

The media is a vital channel for communicating ANU climate research to the broader community. Climate researchers across ANU engage with media on a daily basis.

In 2017, over 561 media articles / programmes featuring just a few of CCI’s key contributors, reached an audience of 30.4 million people with an advertising value of almost $12million. 

Here are a few examples of 2017 media coverage:  

19 March 2019
A record-breaking summer heatwave, urban densification along the Northbourne corridor, concerns over rising energy prices and housing equity, and a vision for a carbon-neutral...
13 March 2019
The supply shocks associated with climate change must force a radical rethink in the way central banks set monetary policy, shifting focus away from inflation onto nominal growth...
11 March 2019
Students around the world have been holding protests over climate change in recent months, and they're happening again in Australia this week. Australian students are once...
8 March 2019
We are entering a new era in the security of Australia, not because of terrorism, the rise of China, or even the cybersecurity threat, but because of climate change. If the world...
5 March 2019
This city will be largely petrol-free within a generation, but we should make the switch as soon as possible. In 25 years' time, how will people get around Canberra? Mostly...
5 March 2019
SA ends hottest summer on record with another heatwave in autumn Castastrophic heatwaves to become more common Fire-fighting in a warmer world takes on a terrifying extra...
2 March 2019
Seemingly relentless climate-related headlines paint a picture of an agricultural industry under siege. A seven year drought concluding in a once-in-40 year flood...
1 March 2019
Australia this week farewelled its hottest summer on record and entered autumn with heatwave warnings across the southern part of the continent. And if you happen to be the Prime...
28 February 2019
When does an issue or policy challenge become more important than political party affiliation? When does a national or global issue outweigh the importance to a voter of their...
26 February 2019
Some farmers paid to preserve vegetation on their land appear to be clearing other parts of their properties, undermining the benefits claimed by the Morrison government'...
26 February 2019
Mining giant received payments and carbon credits for shutting down oil generator before switching to diesel plant. Australians have paid about $2m from the Morrison government...
21 February 2019
When the wind blows, Krystal Bullen’s home can vanish in an instant. It sits on 4,000 acres of dust outside Pilliga, a New South Wales town nearly 300 miles northwest of...
19 February 2019
Energy storage and transmission must be rapidly updated to meet emissions targets through uptake of renewables, group says. Read the full article in the Guardian, featuring...
19 February 2019
A sea of red has blanketed the NSW town of Condobolin as a thick dust storm swept the state’s central west, a symptom of the drought gripping Australia. Local residents...
12 February 2019
The so-called "Gaia hypothesis" essentially argues that living organisms interact with the broader inorganic environment to create a complex, self-regulating system...
12 February 2019
In the dim distant past, politicians got themselves elected by showing us a Vision of Australia’s future that was brighter and more alluring than their opponent’s....
31 January 2019
The Fifth Estate, 31st January 2019 Public libraries are staying open longer to help communities deal with heat stress and we might need school shut downs as well and meanwhile...
19 January 2019
How can Canberrans keep cutting their greenhouse-gas emissions as their city grows quickly and spreads out? And how will the ACT benefit from going low-carbon? Having adopted...
18 January 2019
Canberra has experienced its longest run of days above 40 degrees, with the temperature hitting 40.1 at 3.41pm on Friday afternoon, while experts say the city needs to quickly...
18 January 2019
More outdoor workers could die if legal obligations to keep them safe in extreme heat stay "vague" and "ambiguous", experts say. The decision for businesses...

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