"It is clear that the contribution of climate change to fire risk would be lower if greenhouse gas emissions were curtailed."
There are two necessary ingredients for extreme rainfall to occur – an abundant supply of moisture and ascending air.
This temporary exceedance of 1.5℃ will give us an unfortunate preview of what our planet will be like in the coming decades.
In winter, the lack of cloud in a high-pressure system means that much of the heat the Earth has absorbed during the day just re-radiates out to space again.
Winter School teaches students about observations in the climate system.
"Every El Niño is different and so we cannot be certain as to what the weather and climate will do in response"
The increasing rainfall trends observed in northwest Australia have significant implications for the region’s ecosystems, communities, and industries.
Heatwaves in the ocean are having major impacts on heatwaves on land.
The oceans’ biology and chemistry influence the climate because ocean, atmospheric and land processes are all interconnected.
We have understood the solution for decades. We must reduce emissions to net zero to stop warming Earth.