Climate News

A digest of interesting news about climate change from around the world, compiled by us.

Go for net zero

A practical plan for reliable, affordable, low-emissions electricity. (Grattan Institute, Melbourne) Introduction, Podcast and Report >

Deforestation in the Amazon

Warming and deforestation turn the Amazon into a source of carbon dioxide.'Climate change and deforestation have flipped a large swathe of the Amazon basin from absorbing to emitting planet-warming CO2' (Phys.org, Science X Network) >

Key reports on climate impacts and solutions: United Nations.

• World Bank | The Economic Case for Nature • WMO | State of the Global Climate 2020 • WMO | Greenhouse Gas Bulletin • WMO |State of Climate Services (2020) (United Nations, New York) >

CSIRO Report on Climate and Disaster Resilience

An Expert Advisory Panel chaired by Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel. '...an independent study recommending ways in which Australia can increase its climate and disaster resilience...' (CSIRO, Canberra) >

Murray–Darling Basin water 2021

Storages, allocations and trading information for Basin catchments. (Bureau of Meteorology, Canberra) >

Motor Vehicle Census, Australia

'There were 23 thousand electric vehicle registrations.' [2020 year]. (Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra) >

Measuring Corporate Value

Changing the way value is measured to help companies focus on the long term. (The Embankment Project for Inclusive Capitalism) >

Sidelining Global Challenges

For CEOs, are the days of sidelining global challenges numbered? (Ernst & Young Global) >

Driving Corporate Transformative Action

How your board can drive transformative action on climate change. (Ernst & Young Global) >

Biodiversity Disclosure Requirements

France’s Article 29: biodiversity disclosure requirements a sign of what’s to come. 'French financial institutions are now required to disclose both biodiversity- and climate-related risks and impacts, as a new decree from the French financial regulator...' (Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures)