Climate News

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

Inventing the €100 a month electric car

Electric cars are the future, yet today EVs are unaffordable for many people. This doesn't have to be the case.' (Transport & Environment, European Federation for Transport and Environment, Brussels) >

Global Seasonal Climate Update 2022

Several relevant articles: State of the Global Climate in 2022, State of Climate Services Report, World Weather and Climate Extremes, El Niño/La Niña Southern Oscillation (ENSO). (World Meteorological Organization) >

Carbon Pollution in the Atmosphere

6 Ways to Remove Carbon Pollution from the Atmosphere '...we’ll need to not only reduce emissions but also remove and store some carbon that’s already in the atmosphere' Article. (World Resources Institute, Washington DC) >

Tasmanian Waters, Commonwealth Problems

'Tasmania has the poorest levels of marine protection of any Australian jurisdiction. Only 1.1% of Tasmanian state waters are fully protected, yet there has been a moratorium on any new marine parks since 2014.' (The Australia Institute, Canberra) >

Investing in Climate Chaos

Fossil Fuel Investment Report: Investing in Climate Chaos 'Over 6,500 institutional investors are holding bonds and shares in coal, oil and gas companies worth a total of US$ 3.07 trillion.' (Investing in Climate Chaos - Urgewald. Sassenberg, Germany) >

Is the Finance Sector Bankrupting the Planet?

'The vast majority of financing decisions do not take planetary boundaries into account, and this has to change.' (The Ecologist, England) >

Melting Ice in the Antarctic is effecting Ocean Currents

'Dense water formed near Antarctica, known as Antarctic bottom water (AABW), drives deep ocean circulation and supplies oxygen to the abyssal ocean.' and 'These findings demonstrate that freshening of Antarctic shelf waters weakens the lower limb of the abyssal overturning circulation and reduces deep ocean oxygen content.' (Nature Climate Change journal) >

Don’t #@!% the Planet

'This is Atlassian’s climate story: building a sustainability program from the ground up' ... Stories, pointers, and lessons learned on our journey to a net-zero future. (Atlassian, Sydney) >

Victorian Native Forest Logging

Victoria to End Native Forest Logging (Tasmanian Times) >

Time to Pay the Piper

Fossil fuel companies’ reparations for climate damages. 'The calls for climate reparations are rapidly growing in the scientific literature, among climate movements, and in the policy debate'. (One Earth Journal) >