Monash Climate Change Communication Research Hub expands to Malaysia

Professor Matthew Nicholson, Vice President (Research and Development), Monash University Malaysia, has announced that a node of the Monash Climate Change Communication Research Hub (MCCCRH), is to be established at Monash’s Malaysia campus, in partnership with the School of Arts and Social Sciences (SASS). The purpose of the node is to conduct evidence-based research across…

Transforming Social Inequalities Through Inclusive Climate Action in Africa

Multi-dimensional poverty and inequality continue to persist in Africa’s societies.

The majority of African livelihoods rely on income from agricultural activities, which makes them vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. At the same time, the population on the continent is fast growing, which translates into rapid expansion of urban areas and associated infrastructural needs.

Practical and ideological changes in a post-pandemic world

It is clear nowadays that there are marked differences in the way climate and environmental changes and how their effects on health and their implications have been managed, both in terms of countries’ success in preserving the health of their citizens, and in the magnitude of inequalities. Unfortunately, no matter how bad climate and environmental changes were before the pandemic, and no matter how hard it exposed the inequalities in our society, the post-pandemic world may experience even greater climatic and environmental changes and inequalities.