Our new analysis suggests that the fall in atmospheric CO₂ levels during the cold period from 1500 to 1750 was driven by increased net uptake of carbon by plants. So what does that mean for us?
An autonomous torpedo shaped underwater glider has just completed a trip through the eastern waters of the Great Australian Bight, collecting valuable data on the ocean.
Remote parts of Australia are facing many energy challenges – so we’re assessing how and when energy is used to help make it more accessible and efficient.
Climate change is threatening one of the world’s most important rivers, and impacting millions of people.
As we predicted two months ago, the background atmospheric carbon dioxide levels measured at Cape Grim on Tasmania’s northwest coast have officially passed the 400 parts per million mark.
The University of Western Australia and Department of Parks and Wildlife – with help from our Atlas of Living Australia – have used the humble banksia to assess the impact of climate change in south-west Western Australia.
This Europe Day we celebrate an important partnership with the European Union and the European Space Agency, which will allow more sharing of scientific expertise and access to their observation satellite fleet.
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.