What to expect at COP26
With many big issues at COP26, a University of Melbourne expert says that ensuring a successful outcome is a challenge – even without the COVID-19 wildcard.
Hope and courage in the climate crisis
A new book by a University of Melbourne expert is a guided tour of ideas to inspire and sustain hope and courage in the climate change emergency before us.
Curving concrete’s carbon footprint
In a bid to reduce waste while achieving great design, University of Melbourne researchers have developed an adjustable frame for casting curved concrete panels
How fast the planet warms will be crucial for liveability
A rapid rise in temperatures under global warming would lead to more extremes compared to keeping warming more gradual say University of Melbourne researchers
Climate is warming faster now than last 2000 years
The climate is warming faster now than in the last 2000 years, affecting the whole planet finds new international research including the University of Melbourne
Paying the right price for energy efficient homes
New University of Melbourne research finds people want to pay more for new energy-efficient housing, so what about a national rating system for existing houses?
Energy transition in China and Australia
Australia and China are both transitioning away from fossil fuels but their reasons for doing so differ, says University of Melbourne expert Ross Garnaut.
Key greenhouse gases higher than any time over last 800,000 years
University of Melbourne research contributes to worldwide data revealing the most complete picture ever of the impact of greenhouse gases on climate change.
Follow the leader - the roadmap out of climate gridlock
Climate change researchers have devised a method to let countries choose their own way of setting “fair” emissions targets - but someone has to take the lead.
Accounting for a greener world
Associate Professor Brad Potter on the importance of reliable reporting of companies' environmental and social credentials.