Ozone Depletion

Human activity altering rainfall patterns, satellite data shows

Nicky Phillips Human activities are altering rainfall patterns across the global, a world first study using satellite data has found.

True science or fiction?

Sue Nelson The reality of climate change is beginning to sink in. After two decades of theory-based predictions and computer modelling, a growing number of scientists now say we are seeing a profound shift in...

Dry zone expansion hits Australia's autumn rains

Dry barren soil

Peter Hannam The world's subtropical dry zones are shifting towards the poles, resulting in sharp rainfall declines during April and May in regions such as southern Australia, according to a study by CSIRO...

Ozone hole grows to near record size

Ozone.

Andrew Darby The Antarctic ozone hole, yawning open longer than usual, is topping out this year as one of the larger holes ever recorded.

Ozone hole linked to east coast weather

Andrew Darby Weather in eastern Australia has been tied, in part, to the Antarctic ozone hole, in a breakthrough for understanding complex linkages of global climate.