A digest of interesting news about climate change from around the world, compiled by us.
Bleak Outlook for Australian Coal Exports to China
'Beijing's plans for rapid decarbonisation and energy security signal the end for Australia's current coal export boon.' (The Australian National University, Canberra) >
Tents To Castles: Energy Efficient Homes
Building Energy Efficient, Cost-saving Aussie Homes. 'Low energy efficiency standards have left too many Australians living in poorly-made homes equated to “glorified tents”, which are stifling during summer and freezing in winter.' (Climate Council, Sydney) >
Generation Dread: Finding Purpose in an Age of Climate Crisis. 'Climate and environment-related fears and anxieties are on the rise everywhere. As with any type of stress, eco-anxiety can lead to burnout, avoidance, or a disturbance of daily functioning. There is a lot at stake in terms of how these difficult feelings are tended to and coped with.' Book: Generation Dread: Finding Purpose in an Age of Climate Crisis (Kindle, Audiobook, Hard Cover) by Dr. Britt Wray, (Stanford/LSHTM Planetary Health Postdoctoral Fellow) >
Citizens Can Become Agents of Environmental Change
Stanford researchers explore how citizens can become agents of environmental change. 'Some programs work better than others when it comes to involving citizens in preserving the environment. After reviewing those that worked, Stanford researchers propose a blueprint for how others can educate people to maximize their impact.' (Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment) >