How to Manage a Green Roof over the Christmas Period
The Australian summer can be challenging for gardens and green roofs, with extreme conditions, heat waves and lack of water taking a toll on plants. Now...
Australia’s Ominous Climate Report: CSIRO
Australia is experiencing more extremely hot days and severe fire seasons according to the findings of a new climate report.
Global Economy Vulnerable to Changing Weather
The globalisation of the world's economy this century has made it far more vulnerable to the impacts of extreme weather, including heat stress on workers, scientists...
Glass Paint Protects and Cools Metal Structures
Researchers from Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Lab have developed an environmentally friendly glass paint that can both increase the lifespan and cool the surface of...
85-Year Weather Forecast Aims to Improve Building Resilience
New research will create an 85-year weather forecast aimed at transforming the way building scientists and engineers consider how differing weather conditions affect the built environment.
Australia to Face Unbearable Heat ‘by 2090 Without Change’
Searing Australian heatwaves will feel cool by 2090 if greenhouse gas emissions aren't reduced, a leading climate scientist says.
Australia Headed for ‘Extreme Climate Change’
Australia is on course to experience some of the world's most extreme temperature increases as well as more torrential rain and increased flooding, a new report...
Wet Weather Causing Delays in NSW Construction
More bad weather could hamper building materials group Boral's earnings during this financial year.
Engineers Work to Secure Sydney Landslip
Structural engineers will try to stabilise a unit block on Sydney's northern beaches after heavy rain caused a landslip at a neighbouring building site.
Pull Out of Paris Agreement, Abbott Urges
Former prime minister Tony Abbott wants the government to pull out of the Paris climate agreement, saying it would be the best way to keep energy...
100,000 Without Power in Victoria
More than 100,000 properties are without power as storms lash Victoria, damaging buildings and felling power lines.