Human activities are changing the climate
Greenhouse gas emissions from human activities are more than 90 per cent likely to have caused most of the global warming since the mid-20th century. Find out more.
Climate questions: Have methane levels stabilised?
Following almost a decade with little change in global atmospheric methane, new measurements show renewed atmospheric growth starting in 2007, continuing through 2008 and starting to wane in 2009. This renewed growth has lead to concerns by some science commentators that large quantities of methane are becoming destabilised as the planet and the oceans heat up.
CSIRO's online Flood Damage Advisor service
CSIRO's Flood Damage Advisor is an online web based tool that provides the user information of a number of common building fabric and material problems that occur after a flood.
Finding better ways to manage agricultural systems and lands so that food and fibre production can be sustained in balance with environmental and socioeconomic outcomes.
Science for our environment
CSIRO and its partners seek to develop solutions to Australia’s environmental challenges.
CSIRO is committed to the challenge of using science, combined with community and industry knowledge, to make sure that our ecosystems are sustainable for the long term prosperity of Australia.
Dry Times: Blueprint for a Red Land
This book shows that with knowledge from our deserts, we can find new ways to live, manage scarce resources, cope with a harsh climate, isolation and a lack of water and energy.