Paul's multidisciplinary work combines human nature, crime, health and sustainability. His focus is on global sustainability, natural disasters, and intergenerational equity based on global UN/WHO data linked to policy and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.Read more about Paul Read's research
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Episode 18: The bushfires that changed Australia
The lasting impacts of the recent bushfires reach far and wide. Watch A Different Lens to find out why we’re still seeing them.
Where there's a will...
Rather than reacting when disaster strikes, there's plenty we can do to prevent catastrophic bushfires.
Early bushfires a scary sign
The NSW and Queensland fires are unprecedented in terms of seasonality, and ominous for the summer ahead.
Digging deeper on the Amazon fires
Some of the claims regarding the blazes need to be put into context. It’s not the number of fires, but rather the cumulative destruction that rightly has the world worried.
What lies beneath
The fires in the Amazon are already a major threat to the environment, and a potentially bigger disaster awaits below the ground. Could we reach the tipping point for climate change?