Photo: (L-R) WWF’s Manuel Pulgar Vidal (Climate and Energy Practice), GCI Director Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, and WWF's John Tanzer (Oceans Practice).
Monday 21 August 2017
Researchers from UQ and the Global Change Institute recently met with senior representatives from WWF International, discussing the organisation’s future science needs.
Diana Kleine using a CoralWatch chart to measure coral health. Chris Roelfsema/CoralWatch, Author provided
Wednesday 9 August 2017
It is easy to feel overwhelmed when confronted with reports of the second mass bleaching event on the Great Barrier Reef in as many years.
Robyn Williams AM has been a member of the UQ Global Change Institute Advisory Board since its inception in 2010.
Monday 24 July 2017
As well as being one of Australia’s longest-serving broadcasters, Robyn Williams AM now has another accolade to add to his already impressive lifelong list of achievement
New Netflix documentary Chasing Coral
Friday 14 July 2017
A new Netflix documentary, Chasing Coral, is about to hit the world’s small screens.
“Our current energy transition – one of the great challenges,” Minister Frydenberg noted. Photo: Global Change Institute
Thursday 13 July 2017
Almost 400 people assembled to hear what the Australian Environment and Energy Minister had to say about energy, last night at UQ.
Research highlighting the interconnections between food, health and environment will be required to support Australia’s claims to being a clean, green provider of food. iStock-635912088
Thursday 13 July 2017
Australia feeds a lot of people.
GCI Director Prof. Ove Hoegh-Guldberg moderates a Q&A session after the Brisbane launch of "Climate Wars" with author Mark Butler (right).
Monday 10 July 2017
GCI played host to Melbourne University Publishing’s Brisbane launch of Mark Butler’s new book Climate Wars, on Tuesday 10 July.
If built, the rail project will serve areas that already have comparatively good public transport services. Photo: Tiju Thomas
Thursday 6 July 2017
The Queensland government is pushing for the Cross River Rail project, a second railway connection through Brisbane’s CBD.
One way to strengthen protection would be to redraw the boundaries of natural World Heritage Areas to include more wilderness.  Photo: Pavliha-iStock
Tuesday 4 July 2017
Earth’s last intact wilderness areas are being rapidly destroyed.
A new report paints a disturbing picture about the lack of hygiene in Aboriginal communities, that particularly disadvantages girls. Photo: bixentro/Flickr, CC BY
Monday 3 July 2017
Basic sanitary products can be unaffordable, unavailable or too shameful to buy for girls and women in Australia’s remote Indigenous communities.
With obesity on the rise, there is less space for sugar drinks (Photo: Tookapic)
Wednesday 21 June 2017
Many studies have looked at the potential benefits of a sugar tax in terms of the longer, healthier lives and reduced health expenditure associated with tackling obesity.
Homeless children in Kolkata, India by Supriya Biswas, winner of the 2017 GCI Photo Competition
Thursday 1 June 2017
GCI’s photography competition just keeps on growing.
GCI's Prof Bill Bellotti featured in last night’s Pint of Science event in Paddington.
Wednesday 17 May 2017
GCI's Prof Bill Bellotti featured in Brisbane's latest Pint of Science event last night in Paddington.
No mention of climate change in the 2017 federal budget.
Wednesday 10 May 2017
Deputy Director of the UQ Global Change Institute Professor Karen Hussey said the newly unveiled federal budget was top-heavy and short-term in its vision.
Based on Superior Lithium Polymer Battery (SLPB) technology, the system is comprised of two battery banks, each feeding a set of two 300 kVA inverters.
Monday 24 April 2017
A 600 kW, 760 kWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) has recently been integrated with The University of Queensland (UQ) Gatton solar PV plant.

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