The devastating bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef in 2016 and 2017 rightly captured the world's attention. But what's less widely known is that another World Heritage-listed marine ecosystem in Australia, Shark Bay, was ...
The recent heatwaves have proved deadly to many Australian animals, from feral horses to flying foxes.
A new study published in Nature Communications suggests that global warming of 1.5 or 2°C will lead to more intense and frequent extreme heatwave events. Increased socio-economic development can, however, help reduce their ...
As New Zealanders are enjoying their days at the beach, unusually warm ocean temperatures look to be a harbinger of another marine heatwave.
Two- to three- fold increase in heatwave occurrence and severity seen directly in UK temperature records
A two to three-fold increase in heatwave activity in the United Kingdom since the late 19th century has been identified in a new analysis of historical daily temperature data led by University of Warwick scientists.
Since the 1980s, increasingly frequent and intense heatwaves have contributed to more deaths than any other extreme weather event. The fingerprints of extreme events and climate change are widespread in the natural world, ...
Extreme heat affects the mental health of Australians to the same degree as unemployment, yet Australia's policy action on climate change lags behind other high-income countries such as Germany and the United Kingdom.
Climate change could pose a threat to male fertility—according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
Residents of Melbourne and Adelaide may be more at risk from death during an extreme heatwave than their counterparts in Sydney and Brisbane.