Climate Change

Green jobs must be protected: University of Melbourne staff address the Vice-Chancellor

The University of Melbourne’s National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) Climate Justice Network has published an open letter to Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell demanding job security for energy and climate scientists as the economic toll of COVID-19 mounts in the tertiary education sector.

2 June 2020
University of Melbourne fossil fuel ties run deep

Despite long-running campaigns calling for a transition away from the fossil fuel industry, the University of Melbourne continues to foster ties with the world’s largest carbon emitters, including Saudi Aramco and ExxonMobil.

6 May 2020
Climate Protest Goes Ahead Despite Criticism From Authorities

Thousands of Melburnians gathered at the State Library on Friday to demand immediate climate action.  Despite persistent rain, protestors filled the steps of the library and overflowed onto Swanston Street and La Trobe Street, before marching through the city. Around 30,000 people attended the march according to organisers Uni Students for Climate Justice. The student […]

12 January 2020
Future Cities

In 2008, humans became a majority urban species for the first time. Today, up to 54 per cent of people live in cities, and that number is only set to rise. Climate change will impact the cities and towns we live in—many urban areas will have to change significantly, and rapidly, in order to withstand the pressures of increasing dangerous weather events, heat waves, and other climatic dangers.

9 August 2018
Overpopulation: Other People’s Problem

Katie Doherty looks at overpopulation

28 May 2018
Breaking: Climate Change Still A Thing

Katie Doherty on the 24-hour news cycle

20 April 2018
Personal Behaviour - Lincoln Glasby
Can an Individual’s Choice Make a Difference in the Face of Global Warming?

Katie Doherty on an individual’s choice in the face of global warming

5 April 2018
Geoengineering1 - Lincoln Glasby
The Rise of Geoengineering

Katie Doherty explains the issues with the potential solution to climate change

15 March 2018
Responding to the Ecocity World Summit

Former US Vice President and ongoing climate campaigner, Al Gore was the keynote speaker at the biennial Ecocity World Summit hosted in Melbourne last Thursday. Gore’s speech highlighted three main ideas pertaining to the gravity of climate change world-wide; Must we change? Can we change? Will we change? These three questions laid the foundation for […]

17 July 2017
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