Climate Extremes Research Fellow, University of Melbourne
Slowing climate change could reverse drying in the subtropics
Climate projections suggest subtropical drying will continue through the 21st century; Ecosystems, agriculture and urban water in Southern …
2017: the year in extreme weather
2017 brought wild, wacky and even deadly weather. Australia was hit by heatwaves and torrential rains; hurricanes hit America and a killer …
Irma and Harvey: very different storms, but both affected by climate change
This hurricane season sea temperatures have been persistently 1-2℃ above normal over the tropical Atlantic Ocean, which allowed stronger storms …
What is a pre-industrial climate and why does it matter?
Different definitions of pre-industrial and natural climate make it harder to synthesise the results from individual studies
Meet El Niño’s cranky uncle that could send global warming into hyperdrive
The IPO’s pattern is similar to El Nino, which has led climate scientists to think that the two are strongly linked
Yes, Arctic's freakishly warm winter is due to humans' climate influence
The end of 2016 has brought balmy Arctic temperatures and record low ice extent for the time of year
We have almost certainly blown the 1.5-degree global warming target
Limiting global warming to 1.5℃ already looks out of reach, so where do we go from here?