Explaining historical decreases in flooding

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Across large parts of Australia and the world flood magnitudes have decreased while rainfalls have increased. Our recently published research explains this apparent paradox: soils (or antecedent conditions) are becoming drier before it rains, meaning that, when it […]

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Insurers urge Morrison to take on climate action

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General insurers have lost no time in calling on the re-elected Morrison government to put a “greater focus” on natural disaster mitigation following the Coalition’s shock win in Saturday’s federal election. In a statement congratulating Prime Minister Scott […]

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Unpacking the flaws in Adani’s water management plan

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Adani’s groundwater dependent ecosystem management plan for its proposed Carmichael coal mine was recently approved by federal Environment Minister Melissa Price, despite a review from CSIRO and Geoscience Australia that points out major problems with the modelling. According […]

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