Climate News

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

Alternative to Mining Rare Metals

Electric Vehicles and Solar batteries utilise rare metals and their mining is creating and adding to pollution problems. Is there an alternative? Deep.Green Mining thinks Polymetallic Nodules on the ocean floor may be a cleaner source with near zero pollution. >>

Bushfires and Insurance

Climate Change, Bushfires and Insurance Submission by the Consumer Action Law Centre to the Bushfire Royal Commission regarding Insurance affordability. >>

Instant Hydrogen Production

Instant Hydrogen Production for Powering Fuel Cells. American Institute of Physics, Melville, New York. >>

Tourism and the Environment

Assessing the Carbon Footprint of Tourism in Queensland. Griffith University Business School. >>

Climate Policy, and Economic Growth

Climate Change, Climate Policy, and Economic Growth Harvard Environmental Economics Program Discussion Paper (April 2020) >>

The World in 2030: Nine Megatrends to Watch

Nine Megatrends to Watch by Andrew Winston. Founder of Winston Eco-Strategies and an adviser to multinationals. MIT Sloan Management Review, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. >>

Panasonic Eco Technology Center

Their claim: PETEC is an advanced base for home appliance recycling to promote recycling-oriented manufacturing under the slogan "product-to-product".

Global Renewables Outlook: Energy transformation 2050

'The Global Renewables Outlook shows the path to create a sustainable future energy system. This flagship report highlights climate-safe investment options until 2050, the policy framework needed for the transition and the challenges faced by different regions.' >>

Fatal Calculations

'How Economics Has Underestimated Climate Damage and Encouraged Inaction' David Spratt (Australian National University) Alia Armistead (currently studying Environments & Society at RMIT University) Ian Dunlop (formerly an international oil, gas and coal industry executive) >>

Surviving & Thriving in the 21st Century

from the Commission for the Human Future,  (The commission grew out of initiatives by The Australian National University and Australia21.) A vital new report on the human future from the Commission's Round Table held in March 2020 >>