Better land management can help fight climate change

A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change confirms the world has a double-edged sword hanging over it when it comes to

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Climate change is putting pressure on agriculture and food production. Image: Jessica Shapiro

UN Climate Action Summit 2019: A Pacific Youth Talanoa for greater ambition on climate change

 Climate change is affecting communities all over the world, with the last four years the hottest ever recorded.

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Mangrove shoots being planted on Tarawa, an atoll in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati to protect against coastal erosion.  UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Climate Update 2019

In this 1.5 minute video, ANU experts discuss how our climate changed in 2018 and the economic implications of climate change at the ANU Climate Update 2019.

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ANU Climate Update 2019

Expert commentary on IPCC Special Report on 1.5C Global Warming

Professor Mark Howden from the Australian National University's Climate Change Institute is a Review Editor on the latest Special Report from the Intergovern

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Removing Atmospheric Greenhouse Gases to Prevent Dangerous Climate Change

Global atmospheric greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations are continuing to increase, and the impacts of a changing climate are being felt on human and natural

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ANU climate researchers appointed to ACT Climate Change Council

The ACT Government has appointed two ANU researchers as new members of the ACT Climate Change Council.   Prof Mark Howden, Director of ANU Climate Change Ins

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Contributing to climate change solutions
via innovative, interdisciplinary approaches

The ANU Climate Change Institute draws on the wealth of expertise across the University’s seven colleges and connects our work to governments, the private sector and the community as a whole. read more


Research in climate change at ANU covers a broad range of themes, from the science of climate change to societal responses from economic, legal, sociological and political perspectives.

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The ANU offers a variety of courses covering a broad spectrum of climate-related topics – from earth system science to climate law, international climate policy to water, and so much more.

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