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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Paris has been a war-ground on two different fronts in recent weeks, writes MSSI Research Fellow Dr Ben Parr in this opinion piece.