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Tim Flannery launches new book on climate solutions

Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Prof David Karoly awarded 2015 Medal for Scientific Excellence

Professor David Karoly is the 2015 winner of the prestigious Royal Society of Victoria’s Medal for Scientific Excellence in the Earth Sciences...

Australia’s post-2020 climate target not enough to stop 2C warming: experts

Australia will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2030, the federal government announced today.

Al Gore looks to states on Australian climate visit

The Hon. Al Gore, the former US vice-president, met with state governments and city councils yesterday. He has jumped on an emerging trend: a broadening of responsibility for addressing climate change...

If everyone lived in an ‘ecovillage’, the Earth would still be in trouble

How can we live within the means of our planet? MSSI's Sam Alexander writes for The Conversation...

Bonn climate summit brings us slowly closer to a global deal

Climate talks unexpectedly agreed to a mechanism for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation... 

Bushfire expert awarded Order of Australia

One of our Sustainability at Melbourne experts has been recognised in this year's Queen’s birthday honours.

Australia in the spotlight at climate talks, for all the wrong reasons

Don Henry updates us from the Bonn G7 climate talks...