Climate News

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

The effects of drought and climate variability on Australian farms

'Our latest Insights report provides analysis on the effects of climate variability on Australian farms. It examines both short-term climate risks such as drought and longer-term shifts in climate conditions.' Paper: The effects of drought and climate variability on Australian farms. >>

Desalination of Bore Water

'Many producers may have access to a supply of water from a bore; however, this water is too high in salts for use either in the house or garden, or for their stock to consume.' >>

The Problem of Drought

Article: Can we rely on seawater desalination equipment to deal with drought in the future? (University of Melbourne) >>

Desalination plants in Australia

List of Desalination plants in Australia (Wikipedia) >>

Nanoporous graphene for desalination

Article in Physics Today >>

Graphene use in desalination

Using carbon nanotubes to strengthen graphene-based membranes used for desalination. >>

Desalination (Aquatech)

'With more than 20,000 plants now contracted around the world, desalination is enabling countries to provide water security for future generations amid growing climate concerns.' News and Information on desalination from Aquatech, Amsterdam. >>

BuiltBetter Knowledge Hub

'The Knowledge Hub assists you with making better policy and practice decisions in the built environment, helping you meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.' >>

Global Mining Sustainability

Their claim: 'To develop solutions to critical mining challenges in environment, social engagement and governance.' >>

Environmentally Sustainable Mining

Center for Environmentally Sustainable Mining (The University of Arizona) >>