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  1. 12 April 2024 - Inside Business

    People or planet? We must invest in both for a sustainable future

    Environmental and social issues need to be considered together for sustainable finance reforms to make a positive difference say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 15 March 2024 - Humanities

    When Australia’s first Environment Ambassador helped save Antarctica from mining

    An excerpt from Climate Politics in Oceania, from Melbourne University Press, describes the role Australia's Environment Ambassador played in saving Antarctica

  3. 14 March 2024 - Science Matters

    Victoria’s new habitat law fails to protect a tiny endangered species

    An endangered wingless stonefly in Australia is facing extinction after a government decision went against scientific advice say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 28 February 2024 - Inside Business

    It’s time for boards to get serious about impact

    While boards see the need to engage with environmental issues, they’re falling short on putting people and the planet first says University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 22 February 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    We aren’t all equal when it comes to climate vulnerability

    A new index from the University of Melbourne measures social vulnerability against the health burden of climate change in Australia and shows vast inequalities.

  6. 1 February 2024 - Science Matters

    The breeding trap targeting Melbourne’s growing mozzie problem

    A mosquito trap that significantly reduces egg numbers may help control diseases like the Buruli ulcer in Victoria, say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 9 January 2024 - Inside Business

    Australia’s electric vehicle future must be priced right

    If Australia is going to hit its Net Zero emissions target, governments need to encourage electric vehicle adoption says a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 14 December 2023 - Science Matters

    COP28 wrap up: Some positives but fossil fuel phase out remains elusive

    University of Melbourne PhD students working in climate-related research give their reflections on the COP28 climate change conference

  9. 14 December 2023 - Public Affairs

    Indigenous knowledge has the power to help address the climate crisis

    Indigenous advocates at COP28 aim to ensure that Indigenous knowledge is recognised as a solution to climate change, say University of Melbourne experts.

  10. 9 December 2023 - Science Matters

    The past gives us a glimpse of our future, hotter planet

    University of Melbourne research into 56-million-year-old fossil pollen provides new insights into the consequences of carbon-fueled global warming