Climate News

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

Tasmanian Renewable Energy Action Plan 2020

'Tasmania can harness the immense potential in renewable energy to grow our economy, attract investment, create jobs and transform Tasmania from being Australia’s renewable energy powerhouse into a world leading provider of clean, reliable and affordable energy.' >>

MURRAY-DARLING WATER ISSUES

Salt concentrations in the 'Lower lakes' near the mouth of the Murray River are increasing. Research by the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists. The role of coastal processes in the management of the mouth of the River Murray, Australia: Present and future challenges. >>

Hydrogen produced Steel

The Hybrit process of making steel utilising Hydrogen is being advocated for Australia. So called, Green Steel being advocated in a Report by the Grattan Institute. 'Start with steel: A practical plan to support carbon workers and cut emissions' >>

2020 Top risks facing the world

These are the top risks facing the world in 2020. World Economic Forum, January, 2020. >>

Minnesota Sues Fossil Fuel Industry

Fossil Fuel Industry sued for Climate Fraud (Minnesota USA). 'Minnesota has filed a lawsuit against Exxon, three Koch Industries entities and the American Petroleum Institute, accusing them of consumer fraud and other violations for their decades-long deception about their role in climate change...' >>

Wind Turbines Frequency Control

New system uses wind turbines to defend the national grid from power cut.University of Birmingham Researchers. >>

AVIATION CLIMATE PROGRAM

Industry-sought rule change threatens aviation climate program. Environmental Defense Fund, New York. >>

ELECTRICITY DEMAND

Australia's Summer Electricity Demand Nearly Over the Top. Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) Summer operations report 2019-20. >>

BATTERY CONTROL

Control Technology for Life-Extended and Lower-Cost Batteries. 'Relectrify’s ... battery control unlocks full performance from every cell, increasing battery cycle life.' >>

Tesla vehicle-to-grid technology?

Tesla could ‘revisit’ vehicle-to-grid technology, says Elon Musk