Is Bhutan’s earthquake hiatus over?
After centuries with no major earthquake, new research suggests Bhutan’s luck may be running out.
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.
A long climatic affair
New research by the University of Melbourne has traced the human impact on record-breaking hot temperatures as far back as the 1930s.
The not-so-plain Nullarbor
The Nullarbor Plain, one of Australia's driest spots, was once a forest packed with gums and banksias as little as 3.5 million years ago, research shows.
Whatever happened to the ozone hole?
Atmospheric scientists David Karoly and Robyn Schofield discuss the ozone hole over the Antarctic, and what effect timely action has had in reversing it.
The hole in the ozone
The re-patching of the ozone hole is an environmental success story that's worth remembering as we strive to contain climate change.
The science behind these big monsters
How tropical cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons form and why climate change is reducing their number but increasing their power
Cities for climate change
Most people want cleaner, healthier and quieter cities, particularly given the effects of climate change. So why is it so difficult to achieve?
What is tree bark?
Ever wondered why bark is brown, not green? It's all about the chemical compounds.
Three ways to save stressed-out coral
Manipulating mutant cells and bacteria, marine scientists are working on ways to make coral more resistant to the damaging effects of climate change.