Climatic changes

19 January 2017

This report reveals that worldwide heat records have been broken again, with 2016 declared the hottest for a third consecutive year.

18 January 2017

This Climate Council report reveals Victoria is on the brink of an extreme bushfire season, as climate change continues to intensify bushfire risk.

Audio program
12 January 2017

2017 is set to be a big year for the government on climate policy.

8 December 2016

Examines the history and effect of the bushfires that occurred in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area in early 2016, the impact of climate change, fire assessment and modelling capacity,...

6 December 2016

This report identifies integrated measures which can achieve a positive energy future for Australian energy customers enabling choice, lower emissions, lower costs and high security and...

10 November 2016

This submission focuses on the following questions: Why is a managed exit pathway for coal generators necessary? What are criteria for an appropriate exit pathway? What are the essential elements...

8 November 2016

This World Meteorological Organization (WMO) report describes the evolution of the climate system during the period 2011–2015.

26 October 2016

This fourth, biennial State of the Climate report draws on the latest monitoring, science and projection information to describe variability and changes in Australia’s climate, and how it is...

25 October 2016

Unmeasured methane leakage and fugitive emissions from unconventional gasfields could cause Australia to fail its Paris climate commitments.

12 October 2016

Much has been said about the impacts of climate change on Australia’s neighbours in the Pacific, and how increases in temperature, extreme weather events and changes to crops and livestock...