April 15, 2014
Climate Futures at Macquarie host Resilience: Communication and Collaboration Workshop
The Bio-diversity node of the NSW Adaptation Research Hublaunched.
January 1, 2012
Professor Lesley Hughes and Dr Peter Rogers become Co-directors of Climate Futures at Macquarie
March 20, 2011
Professor Lesley Hughes and Dr Erika Techera become Co-directors of Climate Futures at Macquarie
March 11, 2011
Climate Commission says it's tough explaining science on AM with Tony Eastley
March 9, 2011Dr Leanne Armand announced the opening of registrations for the Polar Marine Diatom Taxonomy and Ecology Workshop (4-8th July, 2011) at Macquarie University. She describes it as ‘a great training and networking workshop that both experienced and student researchers should attend’.
February 10, 2011
Professor Lesley Hughes, member of Climate Futures, was appointed advisor on the Climate Commission.
September 30, 2010
Director of Climate Futures, Associate Professor Ian Goodwin was recently featured in Catalyst 10th Anniversary Special airing on ABC.
September 16, 2010
NSW Scientist of the Year Award. Dr Melaine Bishop, member of Climate Futures, was awarded NSW Scientist of the Year in the category of Environment, Climate Change and Water.
August 16, 2010
The Science of Climate Change: Questions and Answers. The Australian Academy of Science has released one of the clearest statements on climate change yet produced. Based on a series of key questions, the publication aims to address confusion created by contradictory information in the public domain. It sets out to explain the current situation in climate science, including where there is consensus in the scientific community and where uncertainties exist.
August 5, 2010
Current models could be underestimating future warming. Professor Sandy Harrison, member of Climate Futures, has published a paper on "Terrestrial biogeochemical feedbacks in the climate system"
June 25, 2010
Sorting out the Spin and Confusion of Climate Change. International expert, Professor Stephen Schneider, will examine the difficulties in tackling climate change policies in light of significant uncertainties.
March 1, 2010
New Science Communication Program. Professor Tim Flannery and Dr Catherine Simpson, both members of Climate Futures, are conducting lectures and tutorials in Science Communication.
February 5, 2010
Researchers call for a new approach to disaster preparedness and recovery. Dr Frank Tomalla, member of Climate Futures, examines new approaches to natural disasters.
January 20, 2010
The Director of Climate Futures at Macquarie, Associate Professor Ian Goodwin, was interviewed by The Age during his recent expedition to ice core a palaeoclimate record from Mill Island Antartica.
November 25, 2009
The Copenhagen Diagnosis: Climate Science Report. A group of 26 international climate scientists release a new report synthesizing the latest climate research to emerge since the last IPCC Assessment Report of 2007.
August 19, 2009
Climate Risk CoRE member wins Eureka Prize for Medical Research.
Dr. Paul Beggs from the Department of Environment and Geography won the $10,000 OSMR Jamie Callachor Eureka Prize for Medical Research for his work exploring the relationship between climate change, asthma and allergies.