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  • A comment on Australia's stance in the world on ABC News 24, 29 Nov 2018

    Malte_ABC_Nov2018smaller2.jpg Watch the interview on Australia's stance in a world that struggles to meet its Paris Agreement commitments, let alone 1.5C or 2C. A number of opportunities are missed at the moment within the policy vacuum in Australia. The interview happened on the day of the release of the UNEP 2018 Emission Gap Report, available here: https://www.unenvironment.org/resources/...

  • Our recent study on Paris Agreement featured in global media

    Our recent study in Nature Communications ( https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-07223-9 ) by our PhD researcher Yann Rubiou du Pont and College Director Malte Meinshausen was recently featured in media around the world. For example, see the UK's Independent article below (taken from: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change-temperature-paris-agreement-environment-china-...

  • Keeping under 1.5°C: are we doing enough to avoid dangerous climate change?

    Have we missed the opportunity to avoid dangerous climate change? Australia has already experienced over 1 degree of warming with an increase in extreme heat events and severe bushfire weather. What actions need to be taken to get on track to avoid a greater than 1.5°C future? If we don't act, what could our future climate look like? To coincide with the launch of the IPCC Special Report Global...

  • Already started your PhD at Melbourne?

    Have you commenced your PhD journey at the University of Melbourne in the area of climate change or the energy transition? If you’re interested in joining the Climate and Energy College, please register your interest below. Apply Now

Web tools and Projects we developed

  • Open-NEM

    The live tracker of the Australian electricity market.

  • Paris Equity Check

    This website is based on a Nature Climate Change study that compares Nationally Determined Contributions with equitable national emissions trajectories in line with the five categories of equity outlined by the IPCC.

  • liveMAGICC Climate Model

    Run one of the most popular reduced-complexity climate carbon cycle models online. Used by IPCC, UNEP GAP reports and numerous scientific publications.

  • NDC & INDC Factsheets

    Check out our analysis of all the post-2020 targets that countries announced under the Paris Agreement.