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.' >>
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.' >>
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.' >>