The climate change threat to our mental health
It’s time to address the mental health impacts of climate change – as more people face more extreme weather events, say University of Melbourne experts.
Designing homes for extreme weather
The devastating effects of extreme weather mean we urgently need to design homes to protect human life and protect buildings says University of Melbourne expert
To limit future flooding in Sydney, COP26 pledges need action
Weather that led to Sydney's 2021 floods will likely increase by 80 per cent by the end of this Century, predicts new University of Melbourne-led research
Climate is warming faster now than last 2000 years
The climate is warming faster now than in the last 2000 years, affecting the whole planet finds new international research including the University of Melbourne
A land of drought and flooding rains
University of Melbourne research finds understanding the link between increasing rainfall and dry soil conditions can help us better plan for climate change.
Planning for climate extremes in global farming
A new study, led by the University of Melbourne, finds that climate extremes, like heatwaves and droughts, are impacting on the food we get from global crops.
Black Saturday: Urban sprawl and climate change remain key dangers
Our response to bushfires has improved, but risk factors like urban sprawl and climate change are being ignored says a University of Melbourne expert.
Black Saturday: Have we fixed a flawed system?
Black Saturday was the worst bushfire disaster in Australia; a University of Melbourne expert looks at whether the Royal Commission changed our fire management.
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