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  1. 11 May 2022 - Science Matters

    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?

  2. 7 March 2022 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  3. 1 March 2022 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  4. 4 November 2021 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  5. 25 October 2021 - Design

    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.

  6. 20 October 2021 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  7. 27 September 2021 - Design

    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.

  8. 9 August 2021 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  9. 26 April 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Five things we learned from the Biden Climate Summit

    President Biden called on world leaders to cut emissions – but a University of Melbourne expert asks 'what did we learn from the first virtual climate meeting?'

  10. 9 April 2021 - Science Matters

    Watch Episode 2: Climate Conversations: Opposing views or rising tides

    University of Melbourne's Climate Conversations addresses how Australia's climate policies fit alongside the Biden Administration’s strong climate leadership.