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  1. 7 August 2019 - Science Matters

    Planting trees is no substitute for natural forests

    University of Melbourne research finds allowing degraded natural forests to re-grow is a more effective than planting new trees for storing atmospheric carbon.

  2. 25 July 2019 - Science Matters

    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

  3. 7 June 2019 - Science Matters

    The costs and benefits of a clean economy

    As the cost of renewable energy falls, Australia’s transition to clean energy makes sound economic and environmental sense says a University of Melbourne expert

  4. 23 May 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    Facing our environmental crisis head on

    Overconsumption is the single biggest driver behind our environmental crises, and plastic maybe the rallying call we need, says a University of Melbourne expert

  5. 13 May 2019 - Science Matters

    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.

  6. 4 May 2019 - Science Matters

    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.

  7. 18 December 2018 - Environment

    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.

  8. 17 December 2018 - Science Matters

    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.

  9. 27 November 2018 - Design

    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.

  10. 16 November 2018 - Science Matters

    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.