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.
Dr Beth Fulton: Making waves in marine ecosystem management
Dr Elizabeth (Beth) Fulton is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and recognised for her pioneering marine ecosystems modelling work.
Meet our Great Barrier Reef research coordinator: Dr Bruce Taylor
As a human geographer, Dr Bruce Taylor is an expert on how people connect to places. Let's dive into why he is so passionate about one of Australia's treasures.
STEM learning spreads across the country thanks to volunteers
They say the most precious thing one can give is time. National Volunteer Week is about acknowledging those that use theirs to make the world a better place.
Women for a sustainable tomorrow
Meet some of the women taking on what could be described as one of our greatest challenges - tackling climate change.
New IPCC report shows Australia is at real risk from climate change, with impacts worsening, future risks high, and wide-ranging adaptation needed
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report shows climatic trends, extreme conditions and sea level rise are already hitting many of Australia’s ecosystems, industries and cities hard.
Tackling climate adaptation – different strokes for different folks
As the world recognises the need to adapt to climate change, we've identified leading practices to help apply adaptation actions.
Spits and shoals – will coastal erosion take a toll?
We take a deeper dive into the ocean processes that caused the recent coastal erosion on Bribie Island in Queensland.
Even if we halt global warming, local climates will change – and we need new experiments to understand how
We need new experiments to model Earth’s climate if global warming is stabilised at 1.5℃. A new paper explains why.
Australia’s Black Summer of fire was not normal – and we can prove it
Forest fires in Australia are burning more land across more of the year than ever before, as climate-linked fire weather worsens.