News

The AAS with 21 other National Academies of Science has called on members at the next CHOGM summit to use the best available science to guide action on climate change. Acadamies call on CHOGM members to do more to fight climate change
The AAS has called on members at the next CHOGM summit to use the best available science to guide action on climate change.
Natural rainfall variation is so great that it could take a human lifetime for significant climate signals to appear in regional or global rainfall measures.Natural rainfall variation is so great that it could take a human lifetime for significant climate signals to appear in rainfall measures. Rainfall’s natural variation hides climate change signal
Natural rainfall variation is so great that it could take a human lifetime for significant climate signals to appear in rainfall measures.
Casares, Spain by Francisco Moreno (Unsplash). Regional adaptions can cool heat extremes by up to 2-3°C
Climate engineering that modifies properties of the land surface in populated and agricultural areas could reduce extreme temperatures by up to 3°C.
The ARCCSS community is mourning the loss of our young colleague, Benjamin Möbis, who died while scuba diving. Vale Benjamin Möbis
The ARCCSS community is mourning the loss of our young colleague, Benjamin Möbis, who died while scuba diving.
Global warming is likely to increase the area of ENSO impacts by 10-20% Climate change to expand impacts of El Nino/La Nina extremes
Global warming is likely to increase the area of extreme ENSO impacts by 10-20%
The Royal Society has just released a progress report that updates the state of climate science since the last IPCC assessment.  Royal Society reports on progress since IPCC's AR5
The Royal Society has just released a progress report that updates the state of climate science since the last IPCC assessment. 
Things can float in the shadow zone for 1500 years. How the “shadow zone” traps the world’s oldest ocean water
New research reveals why the oldest water in the ocean can remain trapped in a shadow zone 2km below the sea surface for over 1000 years.
As the world warms, new research reveals thunderstorm intensity in the tropics and subtropics will increase.  Tropical thunderstorms are set to grow stronger as the world warms
As the world warms, new research reveals thunderstorm intensity in the tropics and subtropics will increase. 
The European heatwave in 2003 that led to 70,000 deaths is twice as likely to occur if global temperatures reach 2°C. Europe swelters even if Paris targets are met
The European heatwave in 2003 that led to 70,000 deaths is twice as likely to occur if global temperatures reach 2°C.
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.
UNSW logo ANU logo Monash logo UMelb logo UTAS logo