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29 May 2024
intergenerational issues

Australia’s unfair generational inheritance

The 2024-2025 Australian federal budget addressed current cost-of-living issues but lacked any real clarity around future planning. It has raised concerns about the long-term impacts of budget measures on future generations.

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10 May 2024
Gorgonian Sea Fan

Coal versus coral

In Gladstone, amid shipping traffic and industrial landscapes, the Australian cultural cringe is palpable, torn between pride in resources and prospect of environmental devastation as observed by Dr Kerrie Foxwell-Norton.

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15 April 2024

New micro course helps local councils be climate ready

Online micro-credential course to build organisations’ capability to adapt and mitigate against climate impacts.

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11 April 2024

Researchers propose mechanism for just energy transition in Pakistan

Griffith Asia Institute have partnered with Green Finance & Development Center, Climate Smart Ventures and Pakistan-China Institute to release a...

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22 January 2024
Hot Fiery Sun

The escalating human toll of extreme heat

Global heatwaves are causing severe human suffering, with vulnerable populations facing escalating risks. Urgent questions arise about mobility, decent work, health access, homelessness, mental health, and essential services during extreme heat says Professor Susan Harris Rimmer.

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9 January 2024

Projections reveal the vulnerability of freshwater to climate change

Climate and land use changes are causing significant alterations in global terrestrial water storage, impacting extreme weather events like floods and droughts, a Griffith-led study has found.

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6 December 2023
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8 November 2023

Climate-induced loss is impeding human rights in the Pacific

Climate change is impeding the human rights of a large group of people living in the Pacific, a recent report in Nature reveals.

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