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.
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
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.
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 science behind these big monsters
How tropical cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons form and why climate change is reducing their number but increasing their power