Planning for climate extremes in global farming
A new study, led by the University of Melbourne, finds that climate extremes, like heatwaves and droughts, are impacting on the food we get from global crops.
Heating up: How rises in global temperature could damage the Reef
Rising global surface temperatures due to climate change could have a devastating impact on Australia and its Great Barrier Reef, University of Melbourne finds.
How we can link some extreme weather to climate change
Increasingly, we see human factors on not just the climate but the weather, and Australia is at the forefront of research in this rapidly developing science.
Whatever happened to the ozone hole?
Atmospheric scientists David Karoly and Robyn Schofield discuss the ozone hole over the Antarctic, and what effect timely action has had in reversing it.
Why science matters: Five of the best stories
A potential ebola vaccine, water on Mars, record warming, 3D body parts and the cancer risks involved in eating processed meat all made 2015 science headlines.
The human fingerprint on a record hot year
Just in time for the climate change talks in Paris comes evidence that 2015 will be the hottest on record, and greenhouse gases released by humans are to blame