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Australian climate science capability review

This report characterises Australia’s current climate science capability and identifies how well the climate science sector is positioned to meet current and future demands for weather and climate knowledge.

The risks to Australia of a 3°C warmer world

The report synthesises the observed impacts of climate change on Australia and the risk to our future of the current global trajectory of greenhouse gas emissions. It focuses on the consequences of 3°C of global warming in the absence of greater mitigation strategies for four...

The science of immunisation: questions and answers

This guide, developed in partnership with the federal Department of Health, answers common questions about immunisation.
Policy report

Earning our future: the platform of the Australian Academy of Science

The Australian Academy of Science has outlined science priorities for the 2019 federal election so Australia can earn its future.

Benefits of Australian membership of the International Science Council and international scientific unions

The report summarises the benefits returned to Australia through its membership of global science organisation the International Science Council, and the Australian Academy of Science’s strategy to enhance these benefits.
Discussion paper

Women in STEM - a decadal plan: discussion paper

This discussion paper has been provided to briefly describe the key issues and areas that will be considered in the development of the 10-year plan to boost women in STEM and to provide the questions for broad consultation with stakeholders.

Women in STEM: decadal plan

This strategy offers a vision and opportunity to guide stakeholders, as they go about identifying and agreeing upon the specific actions required to build the strongest STEM workforce possible to support Australia’s prosperity.

Australia’s data-enabled research future: science

This report presents key strategic data-related needs and challenges for science research captured by the Australian Academy of Science through consultations with researchers and other experts across a range of science disciplines.

The science of climate change: questions and answers

This publication from the Australian Academy of Science aims to address confusion created by contradictory information in the public domain. It sets out to explain the current situation in climate science, including where there is consensus in the scientific community and where uncertainties exist.

Climate change challenges to health: risks and opportunities

This report summarises the discussions and recommendations of researchers to consider climate challenges in relation to health in Australia. Executive summary By the end of the century, global temperatures are likely to have risen by at least 2°C compared with pre-industrial times. No nation will...