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  1. 11 April 2017 - Environment

    Extreme weather: Why the impact will be felt more widely

    Climate change is increasing the incidents of extreme weather, including heatwaves and floods. University of Melbourne experts consider whether we're ready.

  2. 27 March 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    Losing respect for our food

    With increasing populations worldwide, greater demand for meat and an array of environmental issues, agriculture is facing a perfect storm of challenges.

  3. Podcast27 January 2017 - Up Close

    Global warming’s companion crisis

    Environmental physicist Mark Sutton on how our fast growing 'nitrogen footprint' from agriculture and industry is reaching crisis levels, threatening our health

  4. 5 December 2016 - Animals, Food & You

    Nitrogen pollution: Forgotten element of climate change

    Carbon dioxide is the headline greenhouse gas, but to mitigate climate change, we will need to tackle nitrogen emissions with technology, policy and our diet.

  5. 18 October 2016 - Science Matters

    Clock on: When weather gets into a routine

    New research has identified a weekly cycle in city temperatures around Australia, highlighting the impact of human behaviour on our cities.

  6. 7 July 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Disaster relief, a dish best served bold

    Artists Dawn Weleski and Jen Rae are taking discussions about food and climate change to a new level for a disaster-relief scenario in North Melbourne Town Hall

  7. 21 June 2016 - Animals, Food & You

    Climate change: What it means for fruits

    Some fruits may be in short supply in coming years according to new research analysing the impact of climate change on Australia's fruit growing industries.

  8. 7 April 2016 - Environment

    On alert: The Philippines and climate change

    The Philippines plans to reduce emissions by 70 per cent by 2030, but also wants 23 new coal-powered station by then in a confused approach to climate change.

  9. 21 March 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    The rivers run ... but less than we thought

    Rain run-off going into rivers during dry conditions in southeastern Australia is less than models are predicting, presenting problem for drought risk planners.

  10. 27 January 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Dousing the flames: The new normal

    People who experience post-traumatic growth following a natural disaster don’t always return to 'normal'. Recovery can include both positive & negative outcomes