Climate News

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

Boom and Bust 2019: Tracking Global Coal Plant

Globally, investment in coal power plants is mostly declining, except for China where expansion is strong. A recent Report by reveals the details. Download the report (PDF). >>

Longyearbyen - the Fastest Heating Place on Earth

Longyearbyen - where the Global Seed Vault is located. Longyearbyen is the main town of Svalbard in the Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Download the report (PDF, in English) - the section dealing with Longyearbyen starts at page 150. >>

Griffith University Climate Change Response Program

Griffith University: "Discover a select list of climate change publications that Griffith University researchers have authored." >>

ARUP Engineering ( Journal

Two articles from the ARUP Journal: Driving towards an automated future (autonomous vehicle technology) and Cultana Pumped Hydroelectric Energy Storage - Spencer Gulf S.A. >>

Soils for Life

"Soils for Life is an Australian non-profit organisation dedicated to encouraging the widest possible adoption of regenerative landscape management practices (also known as regenerative agriculture) across rural, remote and urban environments." >>

The Future of Australian Farming in Volitile and Challenging Times

Landline (ABC TV): Episode for Sunday 8 September 2019 (primarily the first half of the episode, about 25 minutes duration) ... comprising the first 2 stories in this special episode: Climate Chaos and Regenerative Agriculture. >>

Integrated System Plan (AEMO)

Australian Energy Market Operator "The Integrated System Plan (ISP) is a whole-of-system plan that provides an integrated roadmap for the efficient development of the NEM over the next 20 years and beyond." >>

National Transmission Network Development Plan

Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) "The National Transmission Network Development Plan (NTNDP) provides an independent, strategic view of the efficient development of the National Electricity Market (NEM) transmission grid over a 20-year planning horizon." >>

The geography of future water challenges

Water-related risks are increasing in many regions across the globe. >>

Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific

Australian National University, Canberra.Their claim: "The project will catalyse the development of a major renewable energy export industry from the ground up.' >>