Climate News

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

U.S. renewable energy consumption

Renewable energy consumption by source and sector, 2020 - Statistics (U.S. Energy Information Administration, Washington DC) >

Hydrogen and the Aluminium Industry

Could Hydrogen Help Reduce Emissions in the Aluminium Industry? '...one of the challenges of producing this essential material responsibly is finding ways to decarbonise the process.' (Rio Tinto, Melbourne) >

Resilience & Climate Change

A key aspect of Resilience Planning is the focus on systemic connectivity, and strategies to mitigate ‘cascading failures’. (Environmental Sustainability, Western Sydney University, Penrith NSW.) >

Sustainability and community resilience

Sustainability starts with community resilience. 'Think Resilience is an online course to help you start doing something about climate change and our other sustainability challenges—starting in your own community.' (Think Resilience - Post Carbon Institute, Corvallis, Oregon) >

Climate Resilience Portal

'Climate resilience is the ability to anticipate, prepare for, and respond to hazardous events, trends, or disturbances...' • Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap • Climate Resilience Design Guidelines for the Port Authority of New York • Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment (Centre for Climate and Energy Solutions, Arlington, VA) >

Community Urban Resilience Experiences

Insights into Community Urban Resilience Experiences ... 50 deg. normal? (Sydney Environment Institute, University of Sydney) >

Ocean Solutions That Benefit People, Nature and the Economy

'The Ocean Provides Solutions to Global Challenges' (Sustainable Ocean Economy - Ocean Panel) >

Operationalization Framework on Aligning with the Paris Agreement

'In 2017, the International Development Finance Club (IDFC) together with the group of Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) made a joint commitment to “align financial flows with the Paris Agreement”.' (NewClimate Publications -04 Jun 2021) >

Institute of Sustainable Futures helps shape UN Food Systems Summit

'ISF food systems expert Dr Federico Davila and partners The Pacific Community (SPC) help to include Pacific countries in the upcoming United Nations Food Systems Summit.' (University of Technology, Sydney) >

World Economic Forum, January 2021

Climate change will be sudden and cataclysmic. We need to act fast. Article by Peter Giger - at the World Economic Forum. (Group Chief Risk Officer, Zurich Insurance Group) >