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8 Jan 2020
Fenner in the News - NSW fires will continue to blanket Canberra in smoke for foreseeable future, experts say »
For two weeks over the holiday period, Canberra has had some of the world's worst recorded air quality due to bushfire smoke. Former meteorologist and...
3 Jan 2020
Fenner in the News - We are seeing the very worst of our scientific predictions come to pass in these bushfires »
Climate Scientist Dr Joëlle Gergis asks if Earth system has now breached a tipping point in this opinion piece in The Guardian.
17 Dec 2019
As fires burn out of control in Australia, scientists warn the damage will have severe knock-on effects for the environment.
2 Dec 2019
What's the difference between back-burning and hazard reduction burning? And is it the solution to reducing bushfires? Professor Phil Gibbons explains the...
24 Nov 2019
Countries, cities, councils, and organisations around the world are declaring a climate emergency and changing practices and policies in an attempt to address...
23 Nov 2019
Some commentators think we may have already passed 'tipping points', locking in the worst of climate change predictions. But Dr Joelle Gergis from...
13 Nov 2019
Fenner School's Dr Joëlle Gergis told the New York Times that in dismissing the role of climate change in the fires, the government was choosing immediate...
6 Nov 2019
Is climate change worth thinking about when you are looking to buy a house. Will Steffen from the Fenner School thinks so, as some properties may even become...
30 Oct 2019
The Fenner School's Jamie Pittock says the NSW state government's $1 billion dam-building plan would convert unregulated flows to regulated ones,...
10 Sep 2019
Fenner in the News - I never thought I'd see the Australian rainforest burning. What will it take for us to wake up to the climate crisis? »
Dr Joëlle Gergis gives her thoughts to The Guardian following the September bushfires in Queensland and Northern New South Wales.
9 Sep 2019
Fenner in the News - Australia Bushfires Arrive Early, Destroying Historic Lodge in ‘Omen’ of Future »
Dr Joëlle Gergis speaks to the New York Times about the September bushfires in Queensland and Northern New South Wales.
5 Sep 2019
Professor Jamie Pittock says the Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro project would be a gold mine for electricity stability.