Global temperatures could break through the 1.5°C barrier negotiated at the Paris conference as early as 2026 if a slow-moving, natural climate driver known as the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation (IPO) has, as suspected, moved into a positive phase.
A new study published in Nature Climate Change analyzes the national climate targets needed to meet the 1.5 and 2°C goals according to five different equity principles, and how these compare with the current climate pledges.
The University of Melbourne’s System Garden in Parkville and the Burnley Campus in Richmond will be open to the public this Sunday 29 May, as part of the first Botanic Garden Australia and New Zealand Open Day celebrations.
Australia has a 'tremendous opportunity' to boost its renewable energy market post the Paris agreement in December, climate scientist Malte Meinshausen told ABC24's Afternoons program on Wednesday, 15 March.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.