Human activities have driven the Earth to become greener – perhaps the strongest evidence yet of how people have become a major force in the Earth’s functioning.
For the first time, we show that sea-level rise in the late 20th century is predominantly caused by the burning of fossil fuels.
High-tech solutions might not be the best strategy for adapting to climate change, particularly when there is an easier, cheaper, simpler and better way: look after our planet’s ecosystems, and it will look after us.
It’s official: 2015 was the hottest year on record.
CSIRO’s Marine National Facility research vessel Investigator will depart Fremantle tomorrow (Friday 8 January) on its longest voyage to date to research the link between active volcanoes on the seafloor and the mobilisation of iron which enriches and supports life in the Southern Ocean.
It’s summer holidays and it seems everyone is heading to the beach! Except for 60 very excited crew, scientists and support staff who are about to jump on board RV Investigator and head here!
Building bushfire resilience to preserve life and property requires consideration of buildings, individuals, communities and the environment.
What are the key factors in how a bushfire behaves? And what can we do to influence them, and mitigate our chance of harm?
Worldwide carbon emissions from fossil fuels grew very little in 2014 and emissions are projected to decline slightly in 2015 – an unexpected change form the fast emissions growth of 2-3% per year since the early 2000s. Are we now on the pathway to keep the climate at or below 2℃ global warming?