What does a wet spring mean for bushfire season?
A recent spell of wet weather in Melbourne won't make a big impact bushfire risk, says a University of Melbourne expert, with the risk remaining high.
Is Australia set to follow Europe and North America with an extreme summer?
Parts of Australia should brace themselves for a very hot summer, similar to the northern hemisphere summer, predicts University of Melbourne expert Andrew King
Mental health in a changing climate
University of Melbourne research confirms a link between climate change and mental health, and calls for more mental health support in a changing climate.
The great (climate) depression
New University of Melbourne modelling shows the economics of some countries could collapse if global temperatures rise by 4 degrees Celsius this century.
Solving our climate history puzzle
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts features Joelle Gergis on Australia's climate history, detailed in her book Sunburnt Country.
The First Fleet and Australia’s unforgiving weather
In her new book, Dr Joëlle Gergis from the University of Melbourne looks at the history of Australia's harsh climate, from the arrival of the First Fleet to now
The future of climate refugees
As COP23 begins in Bonn, a University of Melbourne expert says Fiji's role at the UN could be vital for the future of climate change refugees and displacement.
The deadly ingredients in a tropical hurricane
As Hurricane Irma makes history as the longest-lasting, top-intensity hurricane recorded, a University of Melbourne expert looks at how these monsters form.
The human fingerprint on Europe’s recent heat
University of Melbourne climate modelling shows the June 2017 heatwave in Western Europe can likely be attributed to human-influenced climate change.
Heating up: How rises in global temperature could damage the Reef
Rising global surface temperatures due to climate change could have a devastating impact on Australia and its Great Barrier Reef, University of Melbourne finds.