Tim Wardlaw, University of Tasmania Southern Tasmania’s tall eucalyptus forests are exceptionally good at taking carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and converting it into wood. For many years, we have believed these forests had a reasonable buffer of safety from climate change, due to the cool, moist environment. Unfortunately, my research published today shows theseContinue reading “In heatwave conditions, Tasmania’s tall eucalypt forests no longer absorb carbon”
Daily Archives: February 18, 2022
Australia’s education system is one of the most unequal in the OECD. But we know how to help fix it
According to UNICEF, Australia ranks in the bottom third of OECD countries in providing equitable access to quality education. This means our education system – from access to early childhood education to expectations for study after school – does not allow every student to enjoy the same benefits that come from schooling.