The cost of climate (in)action
Will any major parties' climate policies help Australia meet its Paris commitments, and what is the cost of inaction? A University of Melbourne expert explains.
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.
Our last best chance to stop runaway climate change
Following the COP24 conference on climate change, University of Melbourne expert Don Henry says Australia needs to lead when it comes to cutting emissions.
How do aerosols help our atmosphere clean itself?
University of Melbourne researchers are using the AIRBOX, a unique shipboard laboratory, to measure climate change in Antarctica's pristine air and waters.
Building cities for a changing climate
Our cities are responsible for most of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions; University of Melbourne research identifies the barriers to building sustainably.
Who’s running late for the Paris Agreement?
University of Melbourne research asks whether to limit global warming - countries should lower their emissions’ target to meet their climate change commitments.
What the past can tell us about the future of climate change
The high temperatures of the Last Interglacial warmed our climate. Now a study with University of Melbourne finds out what the past can tell us about the future
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.
What could sustainable Australian cities look like in 2040?
Australian cities must reduce their emissions to avoid climate change; research led by the University of Melbourne finds two paths toward a sustainable future.
Can seaweed fight climate change?
A University of Melbourne expert asks what role seaweed can play in humanity’s fight to reduce greenhouse emissions, and even save the world?