Climate News

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

Resilience ... Can Win Through

Quaama village (Bega Valley Shire) holds first seasonal community fair since Black Summer bushfires devastated the district. The resilience of the Quaama community triumphs over the Black Summer bushfire disaster of December 2019 - January 2020 ... Proving it can be done!(Bega District News) >

Wildfires, Flooding, and Hurricanes

Climate Migration: As wildfires, flooding, and hurricanes grow more frequent, climate migration begins. 'More than 1 million disaster-related displacements have occurred each year on average in the U.S. since 2016. Some people never return home.' (Yale Climate Connections, The Yale Centre for Environmental Communication) >

The Earth Systems and Climate Change Hub

'... a partnership of Australia’s leading Earth systems and climate change research institutions.' (National Environmental Science Program ... CSIRO with five universities) >

EV Smart Charging

Origin Energy's smart charging trial: The key to smart EV charging. 'With EVs expected to add 22 terawatt-hours of electricity demand to the National Electricity Market (NEM) by 2040, EVs will have a huge role to play in the future energy grid.'(Origin Energy and ARENA) >

The Electric Resilience Toolkit

...'an Electric Resilience Toolkit to support policymakers and stakeholders working on issues around electric sector regulation and climate resilience planning.' [while oriented to the American system, it should have useful information for Australia] (Columbia Law School’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law) >

How Does the Land Use of Different Electricity Sources Compare?

All energy production takes up land – whether it’s for a power plant, or to dig minerals out of the ground. Which sources use the most land, and which use it most efficiently? (Our World in Data) >

Climate Issues and Public Health

Climate change is a major public health crisis. NEJM and NEJM Group are committed to raising awareness of the effects of climate change on health conditions and medical care systems. A growing collection of articles and other resources is freely available to support physicians and other health care professionals. (The New England Journal of Medicine, Massachusetts Medical Society) >

Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change

'The Working Group III report provides an updated global assessment of climate change mitigation progress and pledges, and examines the sources of global emissions. It explains developments in emission reduction and mitigation efforts, assessing the impact of national climate pledges in relation to long-term emissions goals.' (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Geneva, Switzerland) >

Sustainability Awards - Architecture & Design

Sustainability Awards - Sponsored by Architecture & Design. '...awards program dedicated to acknowledging and celebrating excellence in sustainable design and architecture' Categories & Information: Architecture & Design >

Green Hydrogen Takes Flight

'Australian innovators AMSL Aero are taking renewable energy to the skies with their futuristic reimagining of the aircraft.' (ARENAWIRE, Australian Renewable Energy Agency) >