The betrayal of our young
COP26 is a chance listen to our young people on climate change but it may just mean more empty words, says one University of Melbourne father and his daughter.
Indigenous knowledge and the myth of ‘wilderness’
Aboriginal ideas of ‘wilderness’ contrast with romantic ideas of a pristine environment. And it excludes Indigenous people, say University of Melbourne experts.
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.
Man bites shark: How dangerous are humans to sharks?
A new approach, devised by University of Melbourne research estimates the risk that fishing and climate change pose to any shark species in Australia.
Five takeaways from the IPCC Working Group I report
University of Melbourne experts say the IPCC's report on physical science of climate change is the playbook for charting our climate future – but we must act.
Male fertility ‘precariously close’ to climate change extinction limits
University of Melbourne research finds the drop in climate change-related male fertility, mainly in the tropics, may better predict vulnerability to extinction.
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?'
Watch Episode 2: Climate Conversations: Opposing views or rising tides
University of Melbourne's Climate Conversations addresses how Australia's climate policies fit alongside the Biden Administration’s strong climate leadership.
Is viral marketing a key to our planet’s health?
The speed of climate decline is reaching an alarming tipping point; Eavesdrop on Ideas explores how the art of viral marketing can influence science for good.
It’s critical we update flood guidance
There’s been progress integrating climate change in engineering design; University of Melbourne experts say flood guidance must align with our changing climate.