Why apartments are failing the heat stress test
Most of Melbourne's apartments would fail international building health standards during a heatwave, and Australian building standards don't cover heat stress.
Waiting for the Tiger mosquito
It maybe just a matter of time before the tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, arrives on mainland Australia bringing tropical diseases south.
Growing greener cities
Planting gardens on office buildings will reduce inner-city temperatures and create energy savings – and improve workers’ moods.
Hope and grief for our environmental future
Head of the School of Geography, Professor Lesley Head talks about taking a new direction in the fight about climate change
Climate change action unleashes global innovation
Climate change action makes economic sense. Effective government policies are necessary to motivate business and investors globally.
Carbon risk disclosure: The risk for Australian companies
Poor and misleading disclosure may be a looming legal issue in Australia, but there is also growing evidence it can have a positive effect on companies.
Dairy’s (climate) changing future
Climate change is forecast to reduce profitability for Australia's dairy farmers, but adaptation methods already in hand could help cushion the blow.
Bushfires: How politics is compromising safety
As Australia's fire seasons become longer, more complex and damaging, an industrial dispute is the last thing fire-prone communities need.
Listening to the voices of things
Making an imaginative leap through art in order to listen to 'things' could be the key to a new politics to deal with the big problems like climate change.
How we can link some extreme weather to climate change
Increasingly, we see human factors on not just the climate but the weather, and Australia is at the forefront of research in this rapidly developing science.