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  • Professor David Karoly

    Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Melbourne Climate Futures: Honorary Professor, School of Geography, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne

  1. 11 May 2022 - Science Matters

    Disconnect: Climate change and the Australian election

    A University of Melbourne expert asks why the major parties are ignoring climate change pre-election if it's a top issue for the majority of Australian voters?

  2. 4 May 2019 - Science Matters

    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.

  3. 16 May 2017 - Science Matters

    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.

  4. 18 March 2016 - Science Matters

    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.

  5. Podcast5 January 2016 - Up Close

    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.

  6. 24 December 2015 - Science Matters

    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.

  7. 26 November 2015 - Science Matters

    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