There are ways to analyse the strength of an argument without needing specialist knowledge. Photo: iStock #19606585
Thursday 8 February 2018
Much of the public discussion about climate science consists of a stream of assertions.
Despite glitter’s popularity in everything from cosmetics and toothpaste to crafts and clothes, remarkably little is known about the distribution or impacts of glitter on our environment. Photo: Hybrid
Monday 5 February 2018
When something fun or common is revealed to be destructive it should be a point of pride in our society that we adjust, adapt and move on to safer alternatives.
Photo: Peter Essick/Aurora Photos
Wednesday 31 January 2018
One of the world's largest and most complex scientific bodies, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, has for the first time released its own media guide for
Bottlenose dolphins, are very coastal and subsist on small fish connected to reefs and smaller bays. Shutterstock
Monday 29 January 2018
The Red Sea is one of the world’s least studied regions when it comes to whales and dolphins – until now.
University of Queensland researchers developed the discusison paper in partnership with colleagues at Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia (LIPI).
Tuesday 16 January 2018
A workshop was conducted by The University of Queensland (UQ) in Indonesia, in partnership with Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia (LIPI), in August 2017, to investigate
Some reefs are strong sources of coral larvae. Photo: Peter Mumby
Wednesday 29 November 2017
The Great Barrier Reef is better able to heal itself than we previously imagined, according to new research that identifies 112 individual reefs that can help drive the e
There are many ways to make the most of the festive season
Tuesday 28 November 2017
In the New Year, we’ll announcing exciting, new research and policy initiatives for addressing the challenges of change in 2018.
'It would make sense for the public to diversify more into renewables,' Prof. John Quiggin says.
Thursday 23 November 2017
One of the most striking features of the Queensland election campaign is that all major parties are advocating public investment in electricity generation.
Plastic pollution: discarded plastic bags are a hazard to marine life. Richard Whitcombe/Shutterstock, CC BY-ND
Tuesday 21 November 2017
Plastics have got themselves a bad name, mainly for two reasons: most are made from petroleum and they end up as litter in the environment.
In the decades ahead, our mineral supply will still need to double or triple to meet the demand for electric vehicles and other technologies required by our growing global population. Photo: Johny Goerend
Wednesday 15 November 2017
Representatives from around the world are meeting in Bonn this week to discuss progress towards the goals of the Paris climate agreement.
Photo: Johny Goerend
Tuesday 14 November 2017
GCI Director Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg is one of 24 international environmental experts called on by UNESCO to formulate a draft Declaration on Ethical Principles in R
Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer ... his legacy lives on.
Thursday 9 November 2017
Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer was a key leader at The University of Queensland in the decades before his retirement in 2013.
The UQ campus already offers extensive green space.
Wednesday 8 November 2017
The green infrastructure of our cities includes both publicly owned, designed and delineated areas and less formal, unplanned areas of vegetation — informal green spaces.
The GCI building incorporates six zinc-bromide battery towers with a total capacity of 288kWh
Tuesday 31 October 2017
Opinion by Dr Ali Pourmousavi Kani: We are very close to an era in which every household owns a battery pack.
Image: Daniel Falcao
Thursday 26 October 2017
The federal government this month announced its long-awaited energy policy.


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