Climate News

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

Single-Use Plastics

Globelet Reusable System. How to avoid single use plastics. New Zealand firm develops their resuables in response to single use plastic trash at sporting events. >>

Australia’s emissions to 2030 and beyond to 2050

"A decarbonising electricity sector won’t offset emissions rising elsewhere." >>

EV Charging Infrastructure

National Ultrafast EV Charging Infrastructure Network >>

New buyer tools to boost electric vehicles (fleet buyers)

"Tens of thousands of electric vehicles are predicted to hit Australian roads within five years under a new program launched today to assist fleet buyers." >>

Hydrogen Production

Large-scale Hydrogen Production - brief paper by Topsoe Technologies. Download as PDF >>

Hydrogen as an energy carrier for railway traction

World's First Hydrogen Train - Coradia iLint (Germany). The Coradia iLint is the first low floor passenger train worldwide, powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, which produces electrical power. Video >>

Rail v. Air Transportation

Passenger Aviation and High Speed Rail: A Comparison of Emissions Profiles on Selected European Routes. >>

Ocean waves and winds are getting higher and stronger

Using satellite measurements, University of Melbourne researchers show that ocean waves and the winds that generate them have increased over the last 30 years. Article >>

WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) "latest report on global temperatures, extreme weather and climate change indicators and socio-economic impacts is “yet another strong wake-up call” on the need for more ambitious climate action, according to United Nations Secretary General António Guterres." Article >>

Roadmap for a resilient and sustainable Melbourne foodbowl

As Australia’s cities grow the issue of maintaining their foodbowls is under threat as housing and other developments encroaches on farmland. Article & Report: 'Foodprint Melbourne research project' (University of Melbourne) >>