Mature renewable technologies will be a cheaper source of energy by 2025.
Thursday 3 September 2015
The debate about Australia’s 2030 climate target, and how much it will cost Australia’s economy, continues.
The SVII surveying corals in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii - August 2015
Wednesday 2 September 2015
A team of marine biologists from The University of Queensland has witnessed first-hand the potentially damaging effects of rapidly rising ocean temperatures on coral reef
As ocean temperatures increase, marine life will likely move towards the poles -- animals and plants will expand their ranges.
Tuesday 1 September 2015
How will climate change affect life in the oceans?
GCI Water Forum on 19-19 August  brought together more than 100 researchers each day from across UQ.
Monday 24 August 2015
The Global Change Institute’s Sustainable Water program held the second annual UQ Water Forum on 18–19 August at GCI.
The Kimberley, future Asian food bowl – is it sustainable?
Friday 14 August 2015
(A summary of Colin Kennard's 11 August presentation compiled by GCI's Dr Jane O'Sullivan) Colin Kennard combined his own experiences of the Kimberley as a
Where to put  Qld's first electric car charge station?
Monday 3 August 2015
If you build them they will come – in this case if you build electric car charging points then you increase the chance of people opting to buy electric cars.
Image: Bleaching in coral reefs at Fiji (Photo: Peter-Mumby)
Friday 31 July 2015
All coral reefs suffer under climate change but the impacts on some countries are much lighter than would be considered 'fair' given their contribution to globa
In Ghana, tomatoes are an indispensable ingredient in the daily diet, used either fresh or in sauces and soups at most meals.
Monday 20 July 2015
In Ghana about 90,000 smallholders grow tomatoes to supplement their income. Tomatoes, however, mean more than just cash.
Submersible: A team of marine biologists from The University of Queensland has discovered a specialised community of deep-water corals in Curaçao, an island in the Dutch Caribbean.
Monday 20 July 2015
A team of marine biologists from The University of Queensland (UQ) has discovered a specialised community of deep-water corals in Curaçao, an island in the Dutch Caribbea
The IPCC has provided a special collection of ocean-related reprints from the Working Group II Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Thursday 16 July 2015
The latest assessment by the IPCC (AR5) demonstrates with very high confidence that increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases (GHGs) are producing
UQ's Gatton Solar Research Facility
Tuesday 14 July 2015
In defending the federal government’s decision to bar the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) from investing in wind and small-scale solar power, environment minister
Nukunonu Atoll Tokelau. Photo UN-Ariane Rummery
Sunday 5 July 2015
Until recently, you might be forgiven for thinking that the oceans were a trivial component of Earth’s climate system, and that the consequences of change were minimal.
There’s compelling evidence that increases in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases  are already resulting in fundamental changes to the physical, chemical, and biological properties of our planet.
Friday 3 July 2015
International ocean scientists have issued a blunt warning to world leaders ahead of the November 2015 climate change negotiations in Paris (COP21).
Green Turtle near Heron Island, Queensland
Tuesday 30 June 2015
Federal environment minister Greg Hunt has announced the make-up of the Independent Expert Panel of 16 leading experts who will advise the government on actions and prior
While many people in India live without electricity, it is looking less likely that Australian coal will supply it. Environmental Change and Security Program/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND
Thursday 25 June 2015
“India needs Australian coal” is a view promoted by government and industry alike, most recently in the Institute for Public Affairs' latest report.


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