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28 May 2021
Catastrophic irreversible environmental tipping points — such as the melting of polar icecaps — could be avoided even if we exceed global climate emissions...
21 Apr 2021
On this episode of Policy Forum Pod, our expert panel – Professor Mark Howden and Dr Imran Ahmad from The Australian National University and ACT Commissioner...
8 Apr 2021
Fenner in the news - Climate, flooding, and attitudes to change in Australia (Democracy Sausage Podcast) »
On this episode of Democracy Sausage, researchers Rebecca Colvin and Jamie Pittock join Mark Kenny to discuss Australian attitudes to climate change, how they...
31 Mar 2021
Even after the rains, Australia’s environment scores a 3 out of 10. These regions are struggling the most. »
Improved weather conditions have pulled Australia’s environment out of its worst state on record, but recovery remains partial and precarious, new research...
31 Mar 2021
The Australian environment has started a slow recovery from some of the toughest years on record, a new study has concluded.
24 Mar 2021
The recent flooding in New South Wales is consistent with what we might expect as climate change continues.
9 Mar 2021
Fenner in the News - The disaster movie playing in Australia's wild places – and solutions that could help hit pause »
Across the country, catastrophes are unfolding as ecosystems collapse. But in a landmark study, scientists are pointing to green shoots of hope
22 Feb 2021
A recent online conference discussed how pumped storage hydropower can support the rollout of renewable energy in the Asia-Pacific region.
17 Feb 2021
As the world embarks on a vast vaccination campaign, that we hope will bring the global pandemic under control, the other crisis facing us continues unabated:...
20 Jan 2021
Fenner in the News - Joëlle Gergis on mourning and making sense of what we have lost on the frontlines of the climate crisis »
Climate scientist and writer Joëlle Gergis speaks about the incalculable loss already suffered due to climate change and why the only way forward is to...
11 Nov 2020
Rediscovering historic meteorological documents offers vital insight to our increasingly erratic modern weather patterns.
16 Oct 2020
Fenner in the news - The great unravelling: 'I never thought I’d live to see the horror of planetary collapse' »
As a climate scientist watching the most destructive bushfires in Australian history unfold, Joelle Gergis feels like she is witnessing the collapse of the...