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  1. 17 November 2021 - Under the Microscope

    Cultivating inclusive research

    Being outside the mainstream helped guide University of Melbourne scientist Dr Andrea Rawluk onto a path of research that integrates the environment and society

  2. 16 November 2021 - Science Matters

    To limit future flooding in Sydney, COP26 pledges need action

    Weather that led to Sydney's 2021 floods will likely increase by 80 per cent by the end of this Century, predicts new University of Melbourne-led research

  3. 15 November 2021 - Legal Affairs

    What was achieved at COP26?

    With COP26 over, 1.5 °C may still be alive but it’s on life support, and the road from Glasgow remains an uphill climb warns a University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 12 November 2021 - Humanities

    Building island climate resilience

    India-led infrastructure support for Pacific island states vulnerable to climate change is a concrete outcome from COP26 says University of Melbourne expert

  5. 9 November 2021 - Animals, Food & You

    Cutting agricultural emissions will reduce air pollution and save lives

    Reducing ammonia emissions from agriculture will substantially benefit global health, and at a low cost shows new research led by the University of Melbourne.

  6. 7 November 2021 - Science Matters

    Tech can do a lot, but won’t get us to net zero on its own

    The Australian government’s emphasis on technology to lower emissions will still need taxes and subsidies to get to net zero says University of Melbourne expert

  7. 3 November 2021 - Science Matters

    Redefining Farmland value for climate and food security

    Regenerative agriculture can translate environmental health of farmland into economic value and address climate change, explain University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 2 November 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Q&A: COP26 and great expectations

    COP26 has begun and Australia has a lot to lose. We asked University of Melbourne experts for their assessment of our climate targets in a global context.

  9. 1 November 2021 - Animals, Food & You

    Five priorities for managing nitrogen pollution

    Nitrogen is essential for life on Earth but excess can damage the environment. University of Melbourne researchers recommend five areas of focus for management.