Climate News

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

GREEN HOUSE GAS EMISSIONS POLICY

Making Long-Term Low GHG Emissions Development Strategies a Reality. 'This guidance provides recommendations to policy makers on how to approach the development of a long-term low greenhouse gas emission development strategy (LTS) given the unique circumstances of individual countries in 2020, and future revisions thereof.' >>

FOSSIL FUEL SEARCHING

Africa is the next great oil frontier. The Biggest Oil Discovery Of The Year Could Happen in Africa. >>

Bushfires and Animal Welfare

New study into the effects of bushfires on cattle and sheep health and welfare. Research for Agriculture. >>

Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook: July 2020

The Bushfire and Natural Hazard Cooperative Research Centre. >>

2019-2020 Bushfire Disaster

The Report into the N.S.W. 2019-2020 Bushfire Disaster has been released and the N.S.W. Premier announced all 76 recommendations will be accepted. N.S.W. Bushfire Inquiry (466 pages) >>

COAL: Fool’s Gold

Beyond-Coal. 'The financial institutions risking our renewable energy future with coal [Beyond Coal] examines eight European, and four significant international, financial institutions, and finds that all continued to pump money into coal companies in the year after the IPCC released its 1.5 degrees C special report.' >>

Climate TRACE

A tool to enable the economic and societal benefits of a future of clean energy. Keeping track of greenhouse gas emmisions - world-wide and in real-time. >>

Australian Actuaries Climate Index 2020

The Index shows a lull in extreme events, but a persistent trend in overall climate change. 'The Australian Actuaries Climate Index shows weather conditions in Autumn 2020 in Australia returned to typical levels after a period of extremely destructive bushfires and storms. While the record-breaking extreme high temperatures, dryness and rainfall of the summer have subsided, a clear long-term trend towards an increasing frequency of extreme weather remains.' >>

Australian Hydrogen Refuelling Network Stations

Infinite Blue Energy - partnering with NewVolt EV charging stations. >>

When Talking About Climate Change

It’s How You Say It, Not What You Say, How to Rebuff a Climate Denier. Insights from cognitive science. >>