Researchers compared two major climate modelling methods, transient climate where the global temperatures are consistently rising over the next 80 years and equilibrium climate where the temperatures rise and reach a steady equilibrium over the course of centuries.
Growing up in the Ba Province of Fiji gave University of Auckland PhD student Sivendra Michael a first-hand appreciation of how climate change is destroying Pacific communities.
Climate change could affect occurrences of diseases like bird-flu and Ebola, with environmental factors playing a larger role than previously understood in animal-to-human disease transfer.
New research by a team of Australian earth scientists indicates that oxygen in the atmosphere has varied greatly over geological time, far more than previously thought.
A global team including researchers from The University of Western Australian have determined the best practices for managing agricultural land while minimising environmental impacts.
While there has been heated debate in agricultural and political circles about whether climate change is real, data being presented at the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s (GRDC) Grains Research Updates in Goondiwindi shows the average temperature for the region has increased since 1950, while…