Episode 11: The Facts of the Matter
In this What Happens Next? podcast episode Susan chats to the experts exploring what we could do differently to improve the quality of information and media.
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?
It was a dark and stormy night ...
New research is investigating the ingredients that lead to thunderstorms to better predict when they might strike.
Politicians fuelling the fire
Around the world, populist-nationalist politicians are stoking anti-immigration sentiment through scaremongering.
Greed, morality, money and the banks
The banking royal commission has humiliated the banks, exposed dodgy financial dealings and shown the sector lacks a 'clear sense of moral purpose'.
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?
Tropical thunderstorms are set to grow stronger as the world warms
Increased atmospheric energy as a results of climate change is putting the tropics and subtropics at risk of being lashed with more intense storms.
How to survive on the red planet
Donald Trump may want to send people back to the moon, but what about the practicalities of living on Mars?
Kevin '07 and the start of the rocky road
If Kim Beazley had become PM in 2007, we might have avoided the instability and dysfunction we see today.
After the storm: how political attacks on renewables elevates attention paid to climate change
How political attacks on renewables elevates attention paid to climate change
Fake news and god's wrath: extreme hurricane politics in the US
In between all of the suffering in Texas and now in Florida, conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh, who broadcasts out of Palm Beach, Florida, had labelled Hurricane Irma a kind of fake news.
Associate Professor of Human Geography and Editor-in-Chief of Migration Studies
Professor (Research), Centre for Health Economics
Lecturer, School of Physics and Astronomy
Professor of Finance, Monash Business School
Lecturer, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences
Research Fellow, School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment
Director, Climate Change Communication Research Hub
Freelance journalist and author