Swedish Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin was among the first to welcome the IPCC lead authors to Malmö .
Wednesday 25 October 2017
Sweden played host this month to a gathering of politicians, administrators and research scientists working on the next highly anticipated report on how climate change is
Wednesday 25 October 2017
The Victorian government is proposing to ban single-use lightweight plastic shopping bags.
Graham Readfearn's podcast Positive Feedback
Thursday 19 October 2017
Graham Readfearn is a well-known Brisbane-based journalist who specialises in writing about science and environment for international media outlets.
Prof. Ove Hoegh-Guldberg Photo: Qld Department of Environment and Heritage Protection
Wednesday 18 October 2017
As well as being among the first in the world to warn of the dangers climate change poses to the Great Barrier Reef, the Director of UQ’s Global Change Institute says he
Prince Charles at the conference 'Our Ocean, an Ocean for Life' in Malta, Oct 2017
Friday 13 October 2017
Standing before a dramatic blue backdrop, the UK’s Prince Charles opened the recent Our Oceans Conference in Malta by reminding his audience the world was heavily depende
Maldives coral reef, 2016.  Photo: Paul Muir
Thursday 12 October 2017
A team of researchers led by a Global Change Institute adjunct from the Museum of Tropical Queensland (MTQ) has revealed that corals living in deeper reefs could be vital
Scientists from UQ’s Global Change Institute and XL-Catlin Seaview Survey have compared their semi-autonomous method for collecting coral reef images with conventional fixed-frame photographic techniques. Photo: Catlin XL Seaview Survey, Maldives 2015
Friday 6 October 2017
University of Queensland researchers have demonstrated that rapidly emerging underwater data collection technologies can be as good if not better than conventional method
Is grass-fed beef a solution to improving the environment? Photo: Shutterstock
Wednesday 4 October 2017
Beef gets a bad press, environmentally speaking.
Changing the way we use our existing infrastructure through pricing needs to be at the top of the agenda. This means charging motorists for the congestion they cause. Photo: R. Hohenhaus
Tuesday 3 October 2017
The equation doesn’t look pretty. Traffic congestion costs us billions of dollars each year – so we are told – and population growth is not letting up.
A detailed underwater study was undertaken at 26 sites across the Maldives, south-west of India, as part of a XL Catlin Seaview Survey. Photo: Underwater Earth
Friday 29 September 2017
Marine scientists at The University of Queensland’s Global Change Institute have shown that local human activities negatively influence coral reef ecosystems in a series
Flagship Projects are a chance to undertake interdisciplinary research on global change issues. Photo: Erwan Hesry
Thursday 28 September 2017
Call for proposals to undertake interdisciplinary research on global change issues
An old coal-burning power plant in China. REUTERS/David Gray
Monday 25 September 2017
China is transforming its sources of energy domestically in a bid to reverse decades of environmental pollution.
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


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