Blowing the lid off the volcanic story of Heard Island
Scientists studying a remote volcanic island have found it plays an important role in feeding a hungry ocean.
IPCC says Earth will reach temperature rise of about 1.5℃ in around a decade. But limiting any global warming is what matters most
As the report makes clear, global warming of 1.5℃, and then 2℃, will be exceeded this century unless we make deep cuts to CO₂ and other greenhouse gas emissions in coming decades.
Seal of approval: Should we use PassivHaus or free-running design principles for Australian homes?
The national construction boom continues around Australia. So how do you build a comfortable, low-energy house? Should you seal up your house following PassivHaus principles or should you use passive cooling and heating design principles to create a free-running home?
Ashes to ashes, dust to life: how iron improves anaemic oceans
Anaemic oceans can lead to lower productivity in marine ecosystems with flow on effects for our atmosphere, climate and fisheries. Scientists on board our RV Investigator are investigating.
Willow trees are notorious pests. But for freshwater animals, they could be unlikely climate heroes
For temperature-sensitive animals, the dense, leafy canopy of willow trees may make them the lesser of two evils in a warming climate.
Meet our researcher: Dr Guojian Wang
Meet Guojian! He researches both the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) at The Centre for Southern Hemisphere Oceans Research (CSHOR).
Cool havens in a hot city: improving Darwin’s parks
Darwin’s parks and gardens provide a cool haven in the tropical capital city. As the climate heats up, we want to hear from you on how Darwin can create better green spaces.
New research shows global CFC emissions are declining
New research shows global CFC-11 emissions, which unexpectedly and concerningly began to rise in 2013, are lowering once again.
Top 2020 science moments you may have missed
Our scientists are delivering practical solutions to real challenges. So we're bringing the 2020 science moments you may have missed.
State of the Climate 2020: Five things you need to know
We’ve pulled out five of the top things to know about the state of Australia’s climate, all from the State of the Climate 2020 report.
Prepare for hotter days, says the State of the Climate 2020 report for Australia
A changing climate means parts of Australia will get hotter, some drier, others wetter and we can expect more extreme fire days.