Research supports a new approach to counting CO2 emissions
Researchers have called for a system of carbon emission assessments that reflect better the true contribution of each emitting nation to the increase in atmospheric CO2 and promote preservation of forests, particularly in tropical regions.
Climate Change in the Asia/Pacific Region
This 92-page consultancy report prepared for the Climate Change and Development Roundtable was written by Drs Benjamin Preston, Ramasamy Suppiah, Ian Macadam and Janice Bathols. It outlines the impacts and risks of climate change in the Asia/Pacific region.
Dr Pep Canadell: Global and regional carbon processes
Dr Canadell is the executive director of the Global Carbon Project, an effort under the International Council of Science for internationally coordinated research on the carbon cycle and the human perturbation of the climate system.
Earth system modelling
Scientists are developing Australia’s ‘next generation’ climate model: the Australian Community Climate and Earth System Simulator.
Sun, sea and pollution (Podcast 30 May 2013)
In an effort to better understand the impacts of human activity on Australia’s coastal environments, scientists are using powerful computer models to investigate and predict the water quality in coastal bays, gulfs, harbours and river estuaries.