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Thursday, 12 Aug 2021
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The latest report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is confronting. It finds global mean sea levels rose by about 20 centimetres between 1901 and 2018. In fact, sea levels have risen faster over the last hundred years than any time in the last 3,000 years.

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Monday, 09 Aug 2021
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The much-awaited new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is due later today. Ahead of the release, debate has erupted about the computer models at the very heart of global climate projections.

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Tuesday, 29 Jun 2021
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A new study from researchers at RSES on how the world's largest ice sheet developed also provides vital clues about climate change tipping points.

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Friday, 11 Jun 2021
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One cold winter doesn't negate more than a century of global warming. We need the political leadership to set the world on a safer path. Ill-informed tweets by government senators won't help.

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Tuesday, 25 May 2021
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Two Australian National University academics have been recognised as leaders in their fields by being elected fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.

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Wednesday, 28 Apr 2021
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The world’s ocean currents are changing, particularly along Australia’s eastern seaboard and around Antarctica, creating more powerful eddies that could have far-reaching effects on what happens to the climate.

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Saturday, 03 Apr 2021
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Researchers from RSES, The Australian National University (ANU) have confirmed the existence of the Earth's "innermost inner core".

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Currowan Bushfire 20200202
Friday, 08 Jan 2021
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The Black Summer fires were unprecedented in their scale and power, as well as the number of fires that transitioned into extreme pyrocumulonimbus events.

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Wednesday, 16 Dec 2020
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Researchers also investigated material from a meteor that fell to Australia on its own. Inside, they found ancient stardust — the oldest solid material ever discovered on Earth.

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