A digest of interesting news about climate change from around the world, compiled by us.
Growing Pains: The Delusion of Boundless Economic Growth
Critique by Ian Christie, Ben Gallant, Simon Mair • Can we have absolute decoupling to enable endless growth? • What we mean when we talk about ‘degrowth’ • Prosperity without growth, or growth with socialist planning? • Degrowth vs sustainable growth: a hopeful gamble vs a fools bet >>
Murray-Darling Basin Commission of Inquiry Bill 2019
Submission to the Murray-Darling Basin Commission of Inquiry Bill 2019. by the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists. "This Bill seeks to establish a Commission of Inquiry with the powers of a Royal Commission to investigate the management of the Basin water resources and the implementation and enforcement of the Basin Plan." (Submission (326 pages PDF) downloadable from this page.) >>
Climate Change and Australia's National Security
"Climate change works as a threat multiplier – it exacerbates the drivers of conflict by deepening existing fragilities within societies, straining weak institutions, reshaping power balances and undermining post-conflict recovery and peace building." Admiral Chris Barrie (Retired) Senate Standing Committees on Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Report >>