A hurricane, pictured from space.

Distinguished Lecture Program - The Changing Nature of Hazard and Disaster

The Changing Nature of Hazard and Disaster Risk in the Anthropocene, presented by Carolina Distinguished Professor Susan L. Cutter.
An artistic illustration of the globe, with coronavirus particles floating around it.

COVID-19 and Climate Change - Event series

Recent months have seen the COVID-19 pandemic emerge as a global crisis requiring immediate, wide-spread and evidence-based action. As countries have taken drastic measures to curb the spread of the virus, comparisons have arisen between the global response to COVID-19 and climate change.

Research »

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

A plant sprouting through concrete.

When will the planet really start to heal? »

From coyotes roaming the streets of San Francisco, to NASA satellite imagery showing massive drops in air pollution, the coronavirus crisis has spawned some good news stories for the planet.
Citizen scie ntist Mac Benoy and SA’s National Archives director Nick Gleghorn examining the weather diary at the State Library.

Diary of Adelaide weather from 1843 to 1856 gives SA the longest continual temperature records in Australia »

The discovery of an extensive 150-year-old diary has filled a key gap in Adelaide’s colonial weather history and will also provide one of the longest continual records in the Southern Hemisphere.

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