Melbourne Climate Futures
COP28 wrap up: Some positives but fossil fuel phase out remains elusive
University of Melbourne PhD students working in climate-related research give their reflections on the COP28 climate change conference
Climate justice at COP27
The costs of climate change adaptation and escalating climate-fuelled disaster are likely to be the key issues at COP27 say University of Melbourne experts.
Disconnect: Climate change and the Australian election
A University of Melbourne expert asks why the major parties are ignoring climate change pre-election if it's a top issue for the majority of Australian voters?
Women leading the fight against climate change
On International Women's Day, University of Melbourne experts say climate change is disproportionately affecting women, so adaption measures must ensure equity.
Our window is closing on a liveable future
The latest UN climate change report finds that in the absence of ambitious action, the worst is yet to come for humanity, say University of Melbourne experts.
Can the courts save us from climate change?
Governments around the world are being taken to court for climate change inaction, but University of Melbourne experts question if litigation can fill the gap.
Building just and prosperous zero-carbon regions
Australian and international successes highlight the factors for accelerating well-managed regional energy transitions, says a University of Melbourne expert.
What to expect at COP26
With many big issues at COP26, a University of Melbourne expert says that ensuring a successful outcome is a challenge – even without the COVID-19 wildcard.
Hope and courage in the climate crisis
A new book by a University of Melbourne expert is a guided tour of ideas to inspire and sustain hope and courage in the climate change emergency before us.
Five takeaways from the IPCC Working Group I report
University of Melbourne experts say the IPCC's report on physical science of climate change is the playbook for charting our climate future – but we must act.