A digest of interesting news about climate change from around the world, compiled by us.
The new 'Stone Age'
The use of Stone for modern building construction can result in a major (claimed up to 80%) reduction in the 'carbon footprint', compared with concrete. 'Rock of Ages' article in Architecture Today magazine (with several photos) describing a recent (modern design) building constructed in London using stone. >>
Australian bushfire risk
Attribution of the Australian bushfire risk to anthropogenic climate change - by Environmental Change Institute University of Oxford, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) and Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre. '... explores the role of human-induced climate change in the southeastern Australian bushfires in 2019–2020' >>
Australia's Clean Economy Future: Costs and Benefits
'This cost-benefit analysis finds that developing clean economies, whilst tackling climate change will actually deliver economic benefits.' Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at the University of Melbourne. >>
Renewable Energy in Industry
The International Renewable Energy Agency 'IRENA promotes the widespread adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy, including bioenergy, geothermal, hydropower, ocean, solar and wind energy in the pursuit of sustainable development, energy access, energy security and low-carbon economic growth and prosperity.' Deep Electrification Powered by Renewables Key for a Climate-Safe Future 'New report by IRENA charts pathways to further accelerate energy transformation ...' >>