Satellites used to understand hurricane and cyclone behaviour could hold the key to predicting, and preparing, regions at risk of major flooding events.
Drink to that
Getting clean water to natural disaster areas can be difficult, but a simple water filtering device could circumvent the problem.
Melbourne's wild January weather explained
Hailstorms in summer, and sub-20-degree days closely followed by plus-40-degree days. Is it a harbinger of our changing climate, a response to some major atmospheric unrest, or just a series of unfortunate events?
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.
The greening of Melbourne
The city's rapid growth presents some problems for its urban forest strategy.
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.
Metaphors be with you
President Trump’s proposed wall on the US-Mexico border is more symbol than substance – just like Reagan's Star Wars program.
The hidden cost of disasters
Buildings can be replaced, but how do events such as devastating bushfires and floods affect our mental and financial resilience?
Weather warnings and the fickle nature of climate modelling
Planning a Christmas Day barbecue? You might just have to rely on the “stick your hand out the window” trick this year.
Associate Professor, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations
Professor of climate modelling
Postgraduate student, Department of Civil Engineering
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Department of Architecture
Emeritus Professor, School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences
Associate Professor, School of Engineering, Monash University Malaysia
Research Fellow, School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment
Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University
Finkel Professor of Global Health and Director of Global and Women’s Health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Professor (Research), Centre for Health Economics