Track to the future: climate change and your city
What will your city feel like in 50 years' time, in 2070? Climate predictions tell us that Melbourne will feel like northern parts of Adelaide.
Water you waiting for? Celebrating World Water Day
World Water Day is on Sunday, 22 March. We're celebrating the importance of water in science and sharing a splash of our research.
How floating ice walls are protecting the Antarctic ice sheet
The Antarctic ice sheet could raise the global sea levels by tens of metres if it melted. A new study published in the journal Nature shows that floating ice walls offer some protection to the ice sheet.
CO2 is trending: See the latest atmospheric concentrations data on Twitter
From today, we’ll be tweeting our latest CO2 data from the Cape Grim Baseline monitoring station in Tasmania.
Yes, more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere helps plants grow, but it’s no excuse to downplay climate change
Forests are remarkable at drawing carbon from the atmosphere, and they're getting better at it. New research highlights how important it is to protect forests so they can help us fight climate change.
Dual-purpose crops bring drought resilience to farming
Growing crops both grazed by livestock and grown to harvest is helping this farmer weather the drought.
A dry landscape and a dire season: we explain the current bushfire environment
Our bushfire expert Andrew Sullivan delves beyond the smoke haze to explain the current crisis and the tough conditions ahead.
Scientist travels to the end of the world, to change the world
Clothilde Langlais, a physical oceanographer, researches how our oceans connect with our climate systems. She is in Antarctica to champion women in STEM as part of Homeward Bound.
Atmospheric scientist awarded fellowship
Atmospheric and climate scientist Dr Helen Cleugh has been elected as a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.
Penny Whetton: A pioneering climate scientist skilled in the art of life
Penny Whetton made the lives of those around her richer, more interesting and more human. Her death leaves a massive void.
A landmark report confirms Australia is girt by hotter, higher seas. But there’s still time to act
The IPCC report says extreme sea level events that used to hit once a century will occur once a year in many places by 2050. This situation is inevitable, even if emissions are dramatically curbed.