Meteorology researchers across the country are prepping experiments for the mini-night the eclipse will bring on August 21 – two minutes and 36 seconds without the sun in the middle of the day.
A new analysis suggests that weather records have not yet had time to capture the full effects of climate change, some of which are likely to take centuries to play out.
Information to weather changes is often unavailable to Africa's farmers and even if it does exist, the quality is poor or inaccessible to those who need it most.
The global tropical climate zone is expanding. At the current rate, by 2100 its edge will stretch from Sydney to Perth.
Climate Council CEO Amanda McKenzie told Q&A that heatwaves were 'worsening' in Australia and 'hot days' had doubled in the last 50 years. Let's take a look at the evidence.
Australia is looking at another mild winter – but while it sounds pleasant, it can increase bushfire risk and worsen drought. Winter heatwaves are actually (enjoyable) extreme weather events.
Thinking about climate change as a process of 'weathering' reminds us of the profound and highly unequal consequences for all living things.
Weather forecasting stopped looking for patterns in the past, and started using numbers to look solidly at the future.
What if extreme weather events could be attributed to human-induced climate change with confidence?
The link between melting sea ice and extreme weather has been known for a while, but now it's happening further afield.
For over 20 years, Kenya’s Laikipia region and its neighbours have witnessed violence between January and April over location and geography.
The category 4 cyclone - the fifth storm of this year's season, and the strongest so far - has buffeted the Queensland coast across a wide area centred on Airlie Beach.
Relying less on fossil fuels is one of the key challenges of energy transition, and taking weather variations into account can help increase the overall efficiency of a renewable-energy system.
Why a mysteriously placed rainbow made perfect symbolic sense – and how weather experts knew the exact date that it appeared.
Can California's wet weather make earthquakes more likely? Scientists are still learning about what triggers these events. Even human activity can be a culprit.
Australia's wheat harvest has stalled over the past 26 years, and worsening weather is to blame.
2016 is the third consecutive hottest year on record. How can we adapt?
For the third consecutive year, it's the hottest year ever. A climate scientist explains how these predictions are made and why they're completely different from forecasting the weather.
The UK really does have the wrong type of snow.
2016 was Australia's fourth warmest year on record, capping off the hottest decade.