El Niño and La Niña – what’s it all about?
We need to talk about two children who play a major role in the global climate system: El Niño and La Niña.
Torrents of Antarctic meltwater are slowing the currents that drive our vital ocean ‘overturning’ – and threaten its collapse
Australian scientists are warning that the Southern Ocean’s deep “overturning” circulation is slowing and headed for collapse.
Generation alpha has never had an average summer and probably never will
Last summer didn’t seem to hit the same number of scorching highs that we are accustomed to. But was it really cooler than usual?
Climate change is fuelling the rise of superbugs. What can we do to save ourselves?
Climate change is accelerating the emergence and spread of these “superbugs”, which thrive in warm, wet conditions.
Seven things you need to know about State of the Climate 2022
The State of the Climate report summarises observations and trends in Australia’s climate and outlines what we know about our climate future.
Climate change will clearly disrupt El Niño and La Niña this decade – 40 years earlier than we thought
The findings have big implications for how Australians prepare for extreme weather events.
From larvae to livelihoods: restoring coral reefs in the Maldives
We’re working with local partners in the Maldives to develop coral restoration methods to assist with reef recovery.
Getting sedimental about our oceans
Scientists using our research vessel Investigator are studying seafloor sediments to learn from the past so we can better predict our future.
Spouting surprising facts about humpback whales
Humpback whales are on their annual migration north along the Australian coast. We've got some surprising facts for you to ponder on your whale watch.
Four ways to understand why Australia is so cold right now despite global warming
Cold snaps are becoming less and less likely as the world warms. But that doesn’t mean they don’t happen. Michael Grose helps you put the colder-than-normal start to winter in context.
Before it was Cape Grim, it was known as Kennaook
Our world-famous atmospheric gas monitoring station is now known by the dual name of Kennaook/Cape Grim. This recognises the Aboriginal heritage of the land on which it stands.