Climate News

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

How to Talk About Climate Change

How to Talk About Climate Change in a Way that Makes a Difference ... "why it's time to get emotional about climate change" ~Dr Rebecca Huntley. Review and interview by The Climate Council, Sydney. >>

Development of the Consumer Society

The impetus for the development of the Consumer Society. Victor Lebow's advocacy of throw-away consumerism in 1955. >>

Earth Overshoot Day

Earth Overshoot Day 2020 is on 22 August, when we've used our Planet's resources allocation for the entire year. >>

Climate Anxiety

‘Overwhelming and terrifying’: the rise of climate anxiety. Experts concerned young people’s mental health particularly hit by reality of the climate crisis. (The Guardian) >>

Climate Change and Well-Being

Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change on Mental Health and Well-Being. (American Public Health Association) >>

Global Warming and Violent Behaviour

Global Warming and Violent Behaviour (Association for Psychological Science) >>

climate change and mental health

How climate change affects mental health. Yale Climate Connections >>

FOSSIL FUEL CARS

Fuel Consumption of the Car Itself, Not Including Driver or Passengers. Where the Energy Goes: Gasoline [Petrol] Vehicles >>

Hydrogen Storage

UNSW hydrogen storage technology in world-first application of its kind. Professor Aguey-Zinsou said: “The H2Store technology is a compact and transportable hydrogen storage solution. It’s an effective way to store and generate renewable energy, mitigate the fluctuation of renewable generation and increase confidence in the security of supply.” >>

Tasmanian Renewable Energy Action Plan 2020

'Tasmania can harness the immense potential in renewable energy to grow our economy, attract investment, create jobs and transform Tasmania from being Australia’s renewable energy powerhouse into a world leading provider of clean, reliable and affordable energy.' >>