Climate News

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

EU RENEWABLE ENERGY

Landmark moment as EU Renewables overtake Fossil Fuels. ...'tracking Europe’s electricity transition was published on 25th January 2021. It revealed that renewables overtook fossil fuels to become the EU’s main source of electricity for the first time in 2020.' (Ember and Agora Energiewende, London) >

EUROBODALLA MICROGRID

Eurobodalla Shire (N.S.W. South Coast) was seriously effected by 2020 bushfires. So a community organisation is seeking funds to investigate Microgrids to enhance energy resilience. (The Southcoast Health and Sustainability Alliance) >

CHILDREN'S HEALTH

Child Malnourishment Likely Impacted by Climate Change 'Climate impacts associated with reduced diet diversity in children across nineteen countries.' (Environmental Research Letters) >

LIVING PLANET REPORT (WWF) 2020

Bending The Curve of Biodiversity Loss (WWF-Australia, Sydney) >

CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION REPORT 2020

Adaptation Gap Report 2020 - released January 2021 (United Nations Environment Program Adaptation Gap Report) >

Nissan Electric Camper Van

Nissan announces fully electric Camper Van (Nissan Official Global Newsroom) >

The Carruthers Waterwheel

'Waterwheel' small-scale Hydro Electricity Generation > (Water Power Magazine) >

HYDROGEN BATTERY

'The world’s first integrated hybrid hydrogen battery that combines with rooftop solar to deliver sustainable, reliable and renewable green energy to your home and business.' (The LAVO System) >

A simple, solar-powered water desalination unit

'System achieves new level of efficiency in harnessing sunlight to make fresh potable water from seawater.' (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) >

Australia's Nationally Determined Contribution

Australia's target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 'Australia’s First Nationally Determined Contribution under the Paris Agreement, in accordance with UNFCCC decision 1/CP.21, December 2020'.  (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change - Bonn, Germany) >