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.
The investor-led push on climate change
University of Melbourne experts say investor-led pressure on Australian companies is forcing Boards to adopt business practices to meet climate change goals.
Insurance failing when we need it most
Australia's insurance industry needs to come up with ways to cover losses from major disasters like bushfires and pandemics, says University of Melbourne expert
Why COVID-19 should make us rethink our relationship with meat
A University of Melbourne expert says after COVID-19 spread through abattoirs and meat processing facilities, it gives us a chance to reconsider eating meat.
Sustainable success for Australian business
A University of Melbourne expert says the disruption of COVID-19 provides an opportunity for Australian businesses to adopt more sustainable practices.
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 time is now for Indigenous design equity
Indigenous Australians have long been architects, engineers and land managers; a University of Melbourne expert says that wisdom must help tackle climate change
The story in the bones of lizards and frogs
CT scans of fossilised bones of Australia’s lizards and frogs are helping University of Melbourne experts understand adaption and extinction amid climate change
Tracking the movement of mosquito stowaways
Mosquitoes are a challenge to global health, but University of Melbourne genomics research is trying to stop risky species sneaking past Australian biosecurity.
Rising global flood risk demands action
By 2100 tens of millions more people and trillions of dollars more of the world economy will be at risk of flooding, University of Melbourne researchers warn.