When the truth goes up in flames
The catastrophic bushfires have highlighted the connection between threats to the natural environment and the media environment, through which misinformation is spreading at a disturbing rate.
The summer threat beyond the fires
The peak time for heatwaves in southern Australia hasn't yet arrived. Many parts of Australia can expect heavy rains and flooding, and northern Australia's cyclone season is just gearing up.
Turning up the heat on climate-speak
The surging popularity of more emotive language regarding climate change is indicative of public sentiment, but context must play its part.
Protecting our protected areas
Conservation sites are being compromised by commercial and population growth, putting pressure on ecosystems and threatened species.
Fair go? Not so
A new survey of 6000 Australians reveals that more than a quarter of respondents experience some form of discrimination at least weekly.
Unlocking remote women’s voices
They’re on the front line of climate change, but many women in at-risk regions continue to be ignored in global mitigation discussions.
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.
A change in the weather
Somewhat of an accidental weatherman, Paul Higgins now uses his position to take people into the science foretelling our future.
Clear outlook for BOM
Meet Graham Hawke, the BOM’s backroom strategist helping climate-sensitive industries and governments prepare for future weather events.
ClimateWorks: Leading the way to global emissions reductions
In its 10th anniversary year, ClimateWorks continues to lead the way for real-world emissions reductions. ClimateWorks CEO Anna Skarbek works with a diverse range of industries with the aim of achieving net zero emissions by 2050.
On the frontline of climate wars
As CEO of the Climate Council, Amanda McKenzie is on the frontline of the climate wars between those who accept the science and urgency of climate change, and those who don't.
Youth justice shame
The Australian government has been criticised by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.
A call for action, from Townsville to Tuvalu
A new report says policymakers need to address the impact of environmental changes on health in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
It was a dark and stormy night ...
New research is investigating the ingredients that lead to thunderstorms to better predict when they might strike.
Meat substitutes and alternatives might play a positive role but they aren't going to save the planet.
They were right!
Scientists introduced credible climate change to the world in 1979, but it's taken decades for their message to sink in.
Greening up the health sector
Work is under way on how to best teach our future health workforce about environmental sustainability and its impacts.
Where maths meets markets
Quantitative analysts – 'quants' – play an important role in navigating the complexities of global financial markets.
Why old-school climate denial has had its day
Ten years ago, politicians would routinely voice disdain for climate science. Now, while the policy debate remains fierce, the battleground has shifted to economics and jobs.
Defying the polls
Political science explains three reasons why the Coalition won the 2019 federal election.
'New low' for journalism?
Lack of scrutiny of the Coalition, a barrage of criticism aimed at Labor; News Corp's coverage of the election campaign has been the definition of partisan.
A Nobel cause
Monash alumni’s first Nobel Laureate, Associate Professor Tilman Ruff AM, has spent his life working to safeguard the future of human health.
Big picture, small insects
Ants aren't particularly clever, but they could teach us a thing or two about how to work together towards a common goal.
Professor, Data Science, School of Information Technology
Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences
Professor of climate modelling
Director, Climate Change Communication Research Hub
Professor (Research), School of Biological Sciences
Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences
Professor of International Relations and Director, of the Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia
Director, BehaviourWorks Australia
Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Lecturer, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment
Associate Professor, School of Physics and Astronomy
Emeritus Professor, School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Lecturer and Senior Learning Coordinator, Sustainable Development Education, MSDI
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences
Associate Professor, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Finkel Professor of Global Health and Director of Global and Women’s Health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Adjunct Professor in Biotechnology
Adjunct lecturer, Nutrition Dietetics & Food
Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Senior Lecturer, Rural Health