Climate News

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

Amplifying Global Warming Feedback Loops

'...significantly increase the warming due to greenhouse gas emissions' (Climate Feedback Loops Project, Oregon State University, USA) >

California Burning

'The Fall of Pacific Gas and Electric--and What It Means for America's Power Grid''A revelatory, urgent narrative with national implications, exploring the decline of California's largest utility company that led to countless wildfires - including the one that destroyed the town of Paradise - and the human cost of infrastructure failure' (Publisher: Portfolio (Penguin) - ISBN 978-0593330654) >

New Design for Lithium-Air Battery

... could offer much longer driving range compared with the lithium-ion battery. (Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Illinois USA) >

Lithium-Air Battery

'Novel Chemistry Offers Ultra-High Power Density Batteries to Decarbonize Transportation' (Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago USA) >

Future Warming from Global Food Consumption

'Food consumption is a major source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and evaluating its future warming impact is crucial for guiding climate mitigation action' (Nature Climate Change journal) >

Australian Rivers Institute magazine

'Our mission is to do world-class science to improve understanding of catchment, river, estuarine and coastal ecosystems' (Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane) >


Powder Keg: Australia Primed to Burn ... 'History shows that grass fires follow floods. Firefighters fear that the spring of 2023 and summer of 2023-2024 could see widespread grass fires, supercharged by climate change.' (The Climate Council, Sydney) >

Health Benefits of Electric Vehicles

'By eliminating the particles and gases like NO2 spewing from car tailpipes and truck exhausts, EVs slash the ambient levels of air pollutants that have been linked to hundreds of thousands of early deaths annually around the world from cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, cancer, and other illnesses.' (PNAS journal, National Academy of Science, Washington, USA)

Climate Cares and Challenges

'Challenges affecting our planet also affect our minds, communities and healthcare systems' (Imperial College, London) >

Reducing Climate Anxiety

'Climate anxiety, reflecting concerns about the negative impacts of climate change, is growing. Planning and action on individual specific climate risks could be a way to reduce personal climate anxiety.' (nature climate change journal) >