Strategic R&D investment benefits bottom line
Despite the unprecedented downturn facing Australia’s minerals industry now is the time to invest in strategic research and development, according to CSIRO Minerals Chief Dr Bart Follink.
Cape Grim, Tas (Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station)
The Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station in north-west Tasmania supplies vital information about changes to the atmospheric composition of the Southern Hemisphere.
The Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station supplies vital information about changes our Southern Hemisphere air.
Canberra: Crace, ACT (Gungahlin Homestead)
The Gungahlin Homestead located at Crace in the Australian Capital Territory, is an historic site in the north of Canberra that now serves as one of the main sites for CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences.
A forest of problems (Podcast 23 Sep 2011)
New research shows the yearly amount of carbon being absorbed from the atmosphere by the world's established forests is equivalent to one third of current annual fossil fuel emissions. (9:23)
Stalking fugitive methane emissions in China
A new CSIRO technology called VAMCAT (Ventilation Air Methane Catalytic Turbine) is poised to take a sizable bite out of methane emissions with a Greenhouse effect equivalent to more than 237 million tonnes of carbon dioxide.
Global Carbon Project annual emissions summary
Global carbon dioxide emissions increased by a record 5.9 per cent in 2010 following the dampening effect of the 2008-2009 Global Financial Crisis (GFC), according to scientists working with the Global Carbon Project.
Understanding Climate Change
How do we know the climate is changing? By closely monitoring the Earth's climate system and oceans, and studying the influence of greenhouse gases.
Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
How can we reduce, delay or avoid climate change? Reducing greenhouse gas emissions, using clean energy and storing carbon are crucial.
Adapting to Climate Change
What about unavoidable climate change? Identifying ways to adapt can help communities reduce the costs and take advantage of opportunities.
Climate change threatening the Southern Ocean (Podcast 02 Dec 2009)
CSIRO scientists are observing changes in ocean temperatures, ocean chemistry and global sea levels. The impact of climate change on marine biodiversity is becoming more apparent. To reduce this impact, urgent action needs to be taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and stabilise global warming. (7:54)
Plenty of atmosphere at CSIRO Aspendale (Podcast 21 Sep 2009)
In this vodcast we visit CSIRO’s Aspendale Laboratory in Melbourne where Dr Paul Fraser from Marine and Atmospheric Research explains two new greenhouse gases showing up in an air collection used for monitoring changes in the atmosphere. (3:53)
Sea level on the rise (Podcast 02 Feb 2007)
In this five-and-a-half-minute podcast, CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship's Dr John Church, discusses whether our climate is responding more quickly to rising carbon emissions than previously predicted. (5:28)
The heat is on (Podcast 15 Jan 2007)
What will Australia’s energy needs be in 2050? What challenges will we be facing? What can we do now? Members of the Energy Futures Forum discuss their experience in creating The heat is on report in this six-minute podcast. (5:32)
Historic Murray-Darling report tells the whole story (Podcast 25 Nov 2008)
The first complete report on future water availability in all 18 regions of the Murray-Darling Basin has been released. In this podcast, Dr Tom Hatton, Director of CSIRO’s Water for a Healthy Country Flagship, explains what it means for the industries and people in Australia’s struggling Basin. (6:07)