Climate Change Research Centre

We raise awareness by researching the impacts and risks of climate change to create a better climate future.

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UNSW CCRC is a multi-disciplinary research centre comprising one of the largest university research facilities of its kind in Australia, administered within the School of BEES in the Faculty of Science.

CCRC houses research expertise in the key areas of Earth's climate: atmospheric, oceanic and terrestrial processes. We apply basic scientific principles to pressing questions on climate dynamics, global climate change, and extremes of weather and climate.

View our Climate Change Research Centre Strategic Plan 2022-26

Vision statement

The CCRC is a world-leading research centre in physical and biogeochemical climate science, and educates the Australian and global community about risks associated with climate variability and change.

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Think storms are getting worse? Rapid rain bursts in Sydney are 40% more intense in last 2 decades

The growing threat of flash flooding as a result of more intense rapid rain bursts means the city needs to update its flood defences.

Nov 11, 2022
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Think storms are getting worse? Rapid rain bursts in Sydney are 40% more intense in last 2 decades

The growing threat of flash flooding as a result of more intense rapid rain bursts means the city needs to update its flood defences.

Nov 11, 2022
Science Sydney O'Connell Street Science & Tech Climate Change Research Centre (CCRC) Climate change

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Climate Change Research Centre
Level 4, Mathews Building
The University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052

Phone: +61 2 9385 9766
Email: ccrc@unsw.edu.au