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  1. 14 March 2017 - Design

    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.

  2. 31 October 2016 - Go Figure

    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.

  3. 29 October 2016 - Science Matters

    Growing greener cities

    Planting gardens on office buildings will reduce inner-city temperatures and create energy savings – and improve workers’ moods.

  4. 9 September 2016 - Under the Microscope

    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

  5. 4 September 2016 - Inside Business

    Climate change action unleashes global innovation

    Climate change action makes economic sense. Effective government policies are necessary to motivate business and investors globally.

  6. 29 August 2016 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  7. 23 August 2016 - Animals, Food & You

    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.

  8. 17 August 2016 - Inside Business

    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.

  9. 11 July 2016 - The Policy Shop

    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.

  10. 18 March 2016 - Science Matters

    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.