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2 Mar 2022
Fenner in the news - Queensland flood forecasts might have been wrong, but the Bureau of Meteorology is getting more accurate »
Climatologists say it would be unfair to claim the BOM missed the mark on the weekend's floods. In fact, forecasts in general have been getting more...
1 Mar 2022
Fenner in the News - As extreme weather ravages the Pacific, there is much to do and no time to waste »
Climate change is already pushing some human systems and ecosystems beyond their adaptation limits
18 Feb 2022
Geoengineering could pose grave dangers, potentially worse than the warming it seeks to remedy. To understand the risks, we’ve undertaken a risk assessment of...
12 Nov 2021
With the eyes of the world on COP26, researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) say the broader environmental and social implications of extreme...
2 Nov 2021
The make-or-break United Nations climate talks in Glasgow have begun. Much attention so far has rightly focused on the emissions reduction ambition each nation...
27 Oct 2021
Fenner in the News - Despite stronger promises, the world is set to overshoot climate targets, UN gap report finds »
The world is on track to hit 2.7 degrees Celsius of warming by 2100 despite stronger emissions reduction targets, the United Nations has said on the eve of...
26 Oct 2021
Four ANU experts warn that Pacific nations are at risk of being left behind in global climate negotiations if they aren’t a focus of the upcoming COP26 summit...
14 Oct 2021
Fenner in the news - ‘Debilitating’: health impacts of smoke from Australia’s black summer bushfires revealed in study »
Only one in five people sought medical attention but half reported anxiety, depression and sleep loss.
10 Aug 2021
Climate change has already hit Australia. Unless we act now, a hotter, drier and more dangerous future awaits, IPCC warns »
Australia is experiencing widespread, rapid climate change not seen for thousands of years and may warm by 4℃ or more this century, according to a highly...
10 Aug 2021
Fenner in the news - Australian scientists call for urgent action to avoid worst of climate crisis »
A lead author of latest IPCC report says humans ‘still in the control cabin of the planet’ but there is no limit to the damage possible.
10 Aug 2021
Fenner in the news - The world could hit 1.5C warming in a decade. That’s terrible news for the Pacific »
A new IPCC report makes clear what island nations have long warned. Their survival depends on urgent collective action.
4 Aug 2021
We are offering two exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary researchers with skills in mathematical or computational modelling to undertake PhD programs...