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
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.


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