A digest of interesting news about climate change from around the world, compiled by us.
Environmental Performance Index
'The 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) provides a data-driven summary of the state of sustainability around the world. Using 32 performance indicators across 11 issue categories, the EPI ranks 180 countries on environmental health and ecosystem vitality. These indicators provide a gauge at a national scale of how close countries are to established environmental policy targets.' (Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy) >
Realising Electric Vehicles-to-grid Services
Accelerating the integration of electric vehicles into the National Electricity Market through a world first fleet demonstration combined with social-technical-economic research. (Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program, Australian National University.) >
Centre for Studies of Climate Change Denialism
'Scientific and political awareness of the greenhouse effect and human influence on the climate has existed for over three decades. During the 1980s, there was a strong environmental movement and a political consensus on the issue, but in recent years, climate change denial – denying that changes to the climate are due to human influence on the environment – has increased which makes the case for understanding why this is so.' (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden) >