The great (climate) depression
New University of Melbourne modelling shows the economics of some countries could collapse if global temperatures rise by 4 degrees Celsius this century.
The sleepy lizard awakens new tools for climate change research
University of Melbourne research into the impact of water shortages on Australia's sleepy lizard gives us insight into the effects of climate change on animals.
Solving our climate history puzzle
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts features Joelle Gergis on Australia's climate history, detailed in her book Sunburnt Country.
The First Fleet and Australia’s unforgiving weather
In her new book, Dr Joëlle Gergis from the University of Melbourne looks at the history of Australia's harsh climate, from the arrival of the First Fleet to now
Avoiding Day Zero in Australia
University of Melbourne researchers have created a model for managing Australian cities' water supplies in order to prevent a repeat of Cape Town's water crisis
Protecting our coasts naturally
University of Melbourne scientists are trialling nature-based coastal defence systems (mussel reefs and mangrove forests) in Port Phillip Bay.
How to prevent cities from drying up
The water crisis in Cape Town, South Africa is a warning to the world, but University of Melbourne experts explain how it doesn't have to be this way.
The changing disease climate
As climate change gives tropical diseases new opportunities to spread, University of Melbourne veterinary epidemiologists watch for patterns in animal disease.
The future of climate refugees
As COP23 begins in Bonn, a University of Melbourne expert says Fiji's role at the UN could be vital for the future of climate change refugees and displacement.
The winding road to Yale
University of Melbourne PhD candidate Emma Shortis is the first University of Melbourne student to receive the prestigious Yale Fox International Fellowship.