Climatic changes

12 April 2017

Intensifying climate change remains the biggest threat to coral reefs around the world, with rising sea surface temperatures driving widespread bleaching events, according to the Climate Council’s...

11 April 2017

Seven academics from the University of Melbourne discuss the impact of extreme weather on health, agriculture, buildings, insurance and bushfires.

7 March 2017

In the past five years (2011–16), environmental policies and management practices in Australia have achieved improvements in the state and trends of parts of the Australian environment. However,...

1 March 2017

The NSW Government is seeking feedback on UrbanGrowth's draft sustainability strategy, which addresses climate resilience, healthy and inclusive places, productive cities, accountability and...

Fact sheet
23 February 2017

The International Energy Agency’s annual energy projections are a leading source for medium to long-term energy market modelling. However, the scenarios within these projections are regularly...

23 February 2017

This document summaries the key topline findings from the research into current community attitudes, beliefs, behaviours and expectations of government in the area of climate change.

Journal article
10 February 2017

The objective of this conceptual and methodological paper is to identify possible different options for research into the consequences of migration for adaptation.

8 February 2017

This report finds that while the links between climate change and some extreme weather events, such as bushfires and heatwaves, are well-established, the evidence linking climate change to storms...

27 January 2017

Long-term sea level rise driven by global climate change presents clear and highly consequential risks to the United States over the coming decades and centuries.

19 January 2017

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