Every two years, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) release a State of the Climate Report for Australia. State of the Climate 2016 is their fourth climate report. All State of the Climate reports (2016, 2014, 2012, and 2010) utilize global AGAGE data.
In 2016, an isolated scientific outpost in northwest Tasmania made a historic finding. The Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station measured carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere exceeding 400 parts per million.
The seventh SPARC science report on 'The Mystery of Carbon Tetrachloride' is now available! The report helps to answer policy-relevant questions related to the global budget of carbon tetrachloride, an important ozone-depleting substance, closing the gap between emissions reported to UNEP's Ozone Secretariat and those estimated from atmospheric observations.