Climate change policy: The missing middle
The COVID crisis has brought about bipartisanship and consensus; University of Melbourne experts say this is urgently needed for effective climate change policy
COVID-19 is an opportunity to reset our environmental future
COVID-19 is having short-term environmental benefits, but a University of Melbourne expert says it's an opportunity to plan our low or zero net emissions future
Curving concrete’s carbon footprint
In a bid to reduce waste while achieving great design, University of Melbourne researchers have developed an adjustable frame for casting curved concrete panels
Renewing Democracy in a time of environmental crisis
Social researcher and author Dr Rebecca Huntley says renewing democracy is critical to dealing with climate change since we have little trust in our politicians
The wicked risks of biosecurity
As our world becomes increasingly connected, we need to manage the risk of introduced pests via targeted biosecurity efforts say University of Melbourne experts
How you can help scientists monitor our beaches
A new project called CoastSnap calls on citizen-scientists to help University of Melbourne researchers monitor our beaches as they change.
Canada’s first climate change election
Canada's left-leaning parties made big promises on climate change during the election; a University of Melbourne expert says this may lead to real change.
Getting revegetation right with genetics
Revegetation programs need to include plants with a varied genetic background for long-term success, finds new research including the University of Melbourne.
Mimicking nature’s own plastic
Amino acid polypeptides are nature's own plastic and University of Melbourne researchers are aiming to chemically mimic nature to make fully compostable plastic
Facing our environmental crisis head on
Overconsumption is the single biggest driver behind our environmental crises, and plastic maybe the rallying call we need, says a University of Melbourne expert