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Tag: Melbourne

What Will a 4 Degree Increase do to Australia

The results of research looking into what will happen to the Australian climate if and when a global increase of 4º Celsius across the world takes place was presented by CSIRO’s Dr Penny Whetton at the Four Degrees climate change conference in Melbourne.

What Part Will Fire Play in a Warmer Future

Speaking at the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics’ (IUGG’s) Earth on the Edge: Science for a Sustainable Planet conference in Melbourne, Australia, CSIRO’s Dr Melita Keywood has said that closer scientific study is needed to determine just how the frequency and intensity of wildfires and intentional biomass burning will change in a future climate.

Southern Australia to Experience Fewer Storms

According to new research presented Tuesday to the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics in Melbourne, Australia, decreasing autumn and winter rainfall across southern Australia is linked to a 50-year decrease in the average intensity of storms in the region, and is expected to continue into the 21st century.