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Sydney and Melbourne could see temperatures hit 50°C with just 2°C of global warming, according to new ARCSS research. Melbourne and Sydney should prepare for 50 degree days – study
Sydney and Melbourne could see temperatures hit 50°C with just 2°C of global warming, according to new ARCSS research.
A 1.5°C increase in global temperatures will bring significant changes to the length, intensity and frequency of heat waves all over the world. Summer could be one long heatwave if planet hits 2°C
A 1.5°C increase in global temperatures will bring significant changes to the length, intensity and frequency of heat waves all over the world.
Saturday, September 16, is the 30th anniversary of the agreement that led to the Montréal Protocol. Celebrating 30 years of the Montréal Protocol
Saturday, September 16, is the 30th anniversary of the agreement that led to the Montréal Protocol.
RU OK day R U OK? Day
With RU OK? day drawing near this is an ideal time to remind all ARCCSS staff and students of the mental health assistance we have available. 
Dr Linden Ashcroft has been named as a joint winner of the Australian Academy of Science’s 2018 Moran Award for History of Science Research. Linden Ashcroft awarded 2018 Moran Award for History of Science Research
Dr Linden Ashcroft has been named as a joint winner of the Australian Academy of Science’s 2018 Moran Award for History of Science Research.
Future simulations of hot extremes may be unreliable, indicating a need for a reevaluation of how climate models resolve relevant terrestrial processes. Research brief: Hot extremes amplified by low soil moisture
Future simulations of hot extremes may be unreliable, indicating a need for a reevaluation of how climate models resolve relevant terrestrial processes.
Climate change was almost certainly responsible for a marine heatwave off Tasmania’s east coast in 2015/16 that lasted 251 days. Record-breaking marine heatwave cooks Tasmania's fisheries
Climate change was almost certainly responsible for a marine heatwave off Tasmania’s east coast in 2015/16 that lasted 251 days.
Strengthening winds on the opposite side of Antarctica, up to 6000kms away, drive the high rate of ice melt along the West Antarctic Peninsula. Stronger winds heat up West Antarctic ice melt
Strengthening winds on the opposite side of Antarctica, up to 6000kms away, drive the high rate of ice melt along the West Antarctic Peninsula.
Prof Matthew England has been awarded the prestigious Tinker-Muse Prize for Science and Policy in Antarctica for 2017. Matthew England awarded Tinker-Muse Prize
Prof Matthew England has been awarded the prestigious Tinker-Muse Prize for Science and Policy in Antarctica for 2017.
Dr Andrew King fact checks a QandA claim about worsening heatwaves and a doubling of hot days in Australia. Are heatwaves 'worsening' and have 'hot days' in Australia doubled in the last 50 years?
Dr Andrew King fact checks a QandA claim about worsening heatwaves and a doubling of hot days in Australia.
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