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Science of climate change

The science of climate change: Questions and answers

The Australian Academy of Science released its latest update on the state of climate science, warning of the consequences for Australia if no action is taken to address human-induced climate change.

“The science of climate change: Questions and Answers” aims to counter confusion and misinformation on this important scientific topic.

Written and reviewed by 17 of Australia’s leading experts in a range of climate-related sciences, it examines nine key questions, including what the science says about options to address climate change.

The science of climate change: Questions and Answers is available free at: science.org.au/climatechange.

After reading the document, you can test your knowledge on the Academy’s climate change quiz.

Listen to the experts here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8XmsSQwQQ8

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  • ACT Government Environment and Planning
  • The Association of Independent Schools of the ACT (AISACT)
  • Catholic Education Office (Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn)
  • Education and Training Directorate
  • ACT Government