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 Morrison […]

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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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The Renaissance of Hydrology

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Hydrology has evolved as a transdisciplinary, data-driven science in a remarkably short period of time. Over the past 50 years, hydrology has experienced a revolution in theory, technical application, and interdisciplinary collaboration. Space-based topographic data, real-time weather telemetry, […]

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Slowing climate change could reverse drying in the subtropics

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As the planet warms, subtropical regions of the Southern Hemisphere, including parts of southern Australia and southern Africa, are drying. These trends include major drought events such as Cape Town’s “Day Zero” in 2018. Climate projections suggest this […]

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