Climate News

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

Trends in PV Applications 2019

'This new 2019 edition of the IEA PVPS report Trends in Photovoltaic Applications browses 24 years of PV installations in the IEA PVPS member countries and many others. Policies to support PV deployment, industry development and the integration of PV in the power sector are analyzed in-depth.'  >>

Heavy-duty Test for Solar Modules

An advanced method of lifetime testing for potential-induced degradation (PID) Article: https://www.zsw-bw.de/en/newsroom/news/news-detail/news/detail/News/heavy-duty-test-for-solar-modules.html <br /> Report >>

COAL MINING EMISSIONS

Global methane emissions from coal mining to continue growing even with declining coal production. >>

Australia’s Environment Explorer

Interactive site for exploring different aspects of Australia's environmental condition. (Australian National University) >>

The 2019/2020 summer of Antarctic heatwaves

'This summer, a heatwave across Antarctica saw temperatures soar above average.' (Global Change Biology journal) >>

Economic Recovery

Responding to Coronavirus: Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover. (World Resources Institute article) >>

Are financial markets aligned with climate action?

Working Paper from the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics. 'Are financial markets aligned with climate action? New evidence from the Paris Agreement.' >>

Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI)

Transition To A Low Carbon Economy. 2020 State of Transition Report from the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) is the latest in a series of annual stocktakes of the progress being made by the world’s biggest and most emissions-intensive public companies on the transition to a low-carbon economy. >>

HESTA Superannuation Investments

Transition To A Low Carbon Economy. HESTA claims to be the first Australian backer of global climate action initiative. >>

VIRTUAL POWER PLANTS

The Virtual Power Plant project instituted by the South Australian Government is proving useful. 'AEMO Virtual Power Plant Demonstration' (Knowledge Sharing Report) >>