Climate News

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

Nissan Electric Camper Van

Nissan announces fully electric Camper Van (Nissan Official Global Newsroom) >

The Carruthers Waterwheel

'Waterwheel' small-scale Hydro Electricity Generation > (Water Power Magazine) >

HYDROGEN BATTERY

'The world’s first integrated hybrid hydrogen battery that combines with rooftop solar to deliver sustainable, reliable and renewable green energy to your home and business.' (The LAVO System) >

A simple, solar-powered water desalination unit

'System achieves new level of efficiency in harnessing sunlight to make fresh potable water from seawater.' (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) >

Australia's Nationally Determined Contribution

Australia's target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 'Australia’s First Nationally Determined Contribution under the Paris Agreement, in accordance with UNFCCC decision 1/CP.21, December 2020'.  (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change - Bonn, Germany) >

Environmental Performance Index

'The 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) provides a data-driven summary of the state of sustainability around the world. Using 32 performance indicators across 11 issue categories, the EPI ranks 180 countries on environmental health and ecosystem vitality. These indicators provide a gauge at a national scale of how close countries are to established environmental policy targets.' (Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy) >

Increasing trends in regional heatwaves

'Heatwaves have increased in intensity, frequency and duration, with these trends projected to worsen under enhanced global warming.'  (Nature Communications journal) >

Annual climate statement (Australia) 2020

'Australia's fourth-warmest year on record, with the annual national mean temperature 1.15 °C above average.' (Bureau of Meteorology, Canberra) >

Recovering Gold from Electronic Waste

Challenges and opportunities in the recovery of gold from electronic waste. (Royal Society of Chemistry article)

E-Waste Recovery Systems

Their claim: Process Machine Company present E-Waste recycling and refining solutions as a turn-key. Our company can provide until [up to] 10 ton per day E-waste recycling and refining system. >