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  1. 5 November 2017 - Science Matters

    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.

  2. 8 September 2017 - Go Figure

    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.

  3. 30 June 2017 - Science Matters

    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.

  4. 16 May 2017 - Science Matters

    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.

  5. 30 April 2017 - Public Affairs

    The art confronting a global crisis with reality and hope

    EXIT, the unique digitised projection artwork that confronts the refugee and climate crisis, is here at the Ian Potter Museum of Art - University of Melbourne

  6. 11 April 2017 - Environment

    Extreme weather: Why the impact will be felt more widely

    Climate change is increasing the incidents of extreme weather, including heatwaves and floods. University of Melbourne experts consider whether we're ready.

  7. 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.

  8. 8 March 2016 - Science Matters

    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.

  9. 18 December 2015 - Go Figure

    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