Deconstructing disasters: Taking stock on where we are now, and dreaming our future
Australia and the world are facing multiple, successive, widespread disruptions which can lead to catastrophic disaster. A ‘Deconstructing Disasters’ approach can help us to build more resilience in our systems.
Keeping public opinion flowing for Reef interventions
There is an imperative to take action to protect and restore the Great Barrier Reef, the question is how we go about it. A new initiative is engaging the community in those decisions.
Managing carbon emissions in Kenya
Using the same methodology used in Australia's greenhouse gas emissions accounting system, Kenya is now keeping track of its carbon emissions and leading the way in Africa.
Job trend forecasts for CSG development regions
New CSIRO research has forecast job trends for industries which are indirectly affected by the coal seam gas (CSG) industry in Queensland over the next twenty years.
Hard yakka field work underpins decisions for Northern Australia
Much of the hard work behind future decisions on development in Northern Australia has been done over the winter – getting hot and dirty in the field collecting the data and the detail that describe the country.
Gathering independent evidence on the risks and opportunities from onshore gas extraction
Research findings suggest CSG companies need to bridge the gap and proactively understand and engage with communities.
Australia’s attitudes to climate change
While most Australians believe climate change is real, many think they won't be impacted as much as others – according to CSIRO's latest climate attitudes survey.
In a changing world, climate adaptation researchers play a key role in addressing risk and ethical responsibilities
The uncertainties related to climate science present some unique challenges for policymakers and researchers alike. How can climate adaptation researchers proactively support decision-makers? And could a similar ethics system to the one used by frontline medical professionals be implemented by climate scientists to enhance decision-making?