CSIRO

+4C scenarios for Australia's future climate

(PhysOrg.com) -- The impacts on Australia of a 4 C increase in average annual temperatures – including major reductions in annual rainfall in southern Australia, marked increases in evaporation nationwide ...

Jul 12, 2011 3.8 / 5 (10) 4

A 'black magic' CO2 fix

Biochar, similar to charcoal used by pre-Columbian Amazonian cultures to boost crop yields, could help the fight against climate change by securely locking carbon away in soils for thousands of years, according ...

Dec 09, 2008 3 / 5 (12) 4

'Air shower' saves 50 percent water

A new shower nozzle that uses up to 50 per cent less water while maintaining the sensation of full pressure could provide Australians with guilt-free showers over the hot, dry summer – simply by adding ...

Jan 24, 2013 4.7 / 5 (7) 0

Noogoora burr throws researchers a curve ball

(PhysOrg.com) -- What do you do when a weed fights back? Noogoora burr in Australia’s tropical north has done just that but CSIRO scientists aren’t letting it get away with it.

Aug 19, 2008 4.6 / 5 (7) 1