Tougher environmental policies can create economic winners
New University of Melbourne research shows if Australia adopts tougher environmental policies, economic growth can be improved, not undermined as often assumed.
Five things we learned from the Biden Climate Summit
President Biden called on world leaders to cut emissions – but a University of Melbourne expert asks 'what did we learn from the first virtual climate meeting?'
Designing liveable cities for our future climate
The Climate Imaginary exhibit explores works from designers including University of Melbourne to envision better and creative climate futures for our cities
Fossil forests under Antarctic ice
Recently described fossils are the most diverse yet of forests that grew in Antarctica 56 million years ago, finds new study including University of Melbourne
Helping crops survive heatwaves
By understanding how extreme heat impacts plant genetics, University of Melbourne researchers aim to breed more resilient crops for a warmer world.
Five green ways to help keep your cool this summer
Greener cities can help us beat the heat this summer –researchers, including some from the University of Melbourne, have these five plant-based tips to help.
Watch episode 1: Climate Conversations: Australia in 2029
University of Melbourne's Climate Conversations addresses the challenges and opportunities of climate change to create a positive future.
Without sustainable cities, global development goals will fail
Australian cities are applying the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, using local action to drive global sustainability, show University of Melbourne experts.
A new thermometer for studying our past climate
By studying underwater mineral deposits from cave pools, University of Melbourne researchers have developed a new tool to understand our climate history.
The rapid climate changes of the last glacial period
Using climate records from stalagmites, new research led by University of Melbourne confirms climate changes between the tropics and the Arctic were synchronous