An image of the Gold Coast from the ocean and during a dust storm, with a heavily overcast sky, but rich orangey-golden sunlight streaming through a break in the clouds.

ANU Climate Update 2021

Join us for an overview of how our climate is changing and how we can respond to these changes.

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

A photograph of a dust storm in Kilgariff, Alice Springs.

Rising heat far more serious long-term threat than Covid-19 »

As a doctor working in the Northern Territory for the last 16 years “it is impossible not to see accelerating heat as the greatest problem Territorians face,” says Dr Simon Quilty.
A woman in Bangladesh buys water, a new experience in previously water-abundant Bangladesh, where salt water intrusion is affecting water sources

Safe water costs 40 times more in coastal Bangladesh than cities »

Water is everywhere in coastal Bangladesh, but is increasingly undrinkable as sea level rise caused by climate change is turning water sources saline.

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