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  1. 30 November 2018 - Go Figure

    What does a wet spring mean for bushfire season?

    A recent spell of wet weather in Melbourne won't make a big impact bushfire risk, says a University of Melbourne expert, with the risk remaining high.

  2. 27 November 2018 - Design

    Building cities for a changing climate

    Our cities are responsible for most of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions; University of Melbourne research identifies the barriers to building sustainably.

  3. 16 November 2018 - Science Matters

    Who’s running late for the Paris Agreement?

    University of Melbourne research asks whether to limit global warming - countries should lower their emissions’ target to meet their climate change commitments.

  4. 31 October 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Preparing for our new extremes

    University of Melbourne research has developed a new tools in disaster-resilience modelling; as we face the effects of extreme climate change and disasters.

  5. 13 October 2018 - Science Matters

    What the past can tell us about the future of climate change

    The high temperatures of the Last Interglacial warmed our climate. Now a study with University of Melbourne finds out what the past can tell us about the future

  6. 3 October 2018 - Science Matters

    Protecting our thirsty urban trees from more harsh summers

    Urban forests keep our cities cool and healthy, but University of Melbourne research finds as temperatures go up, we're going to have to be wiser with our water

  7. 18 September 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    What do Gen X and Gen Y worry about most? Climate change.

    The latest Life Patterns report from the University of Melbourne shows the environment is the biggest issue of concern for both Gen X and Gen Y.

  8. 11 September 2018 - Science Matters

    Is Australia set to follow Europe and North America with an extreme summer?

    Parts of Australia should brace themselves for a very hot summer, similar to the northern hemisphere summer, predicts University of Melbourne expert Andrew King

  9. 16 August 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Mental health in a changing climate

    University of Melbourne research confirms a link between climate change and mental health, and calls for more mental health support in a changing climate.

  10. 15 August 2018 - Science Matters

    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.