Trump digs coal

Overcoming fossil fuel resistance to climate action: Lessons from the US

Despite mounting evidence of a climate crisis, some fossil fuel industries continue to resist action. What can be done?
Murray River in drought

ANU Climate Update 2020

An overview of how our climate is changing and how we are responding to these changes in Australia and around the world

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We analyse climate change's effects on our environment, and its impacts on society and societal responses.

Average Australian rainfall for the first nine months of the year has been the lowest since 1965, made worse by poor cool-season rains.CREDIT:NICK MOIR

The culprit behind east Australia's big dry »

This Fairfax news story outlines emerging research that shows that the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) is a key driver of Australia's and global weather and climate.
Ice flow adrift in Vincennes Bay in the Australian Antarctic Territory.   There are fears efforts to combat global warming will be undermined by double counting of carbon credits.  AAP Torsten Blackwood

Double counting of emissions cuts may undermine Paris climate deal »

In the four years since the Paris climate agreement was adopted, countries have debated the fine print of how emissions reduction should be tracked and reported. One critical detail is proving particularly hard to work out - and a weak result would threaten the environmental integrity of the entire deal.

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