Climate News

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

Tilos: Zero Waste Island

Can Tilos, the world’s first zero waste island, show Australia the way? 'It is the first island in Greece to rely entirely on renewable energy, mainly solar power, and 80 per cent of its waste is now recycled; an example Australian organisations are looking to follow' (Neos Kosmos News, Melbourne) >

'Intergenerational Report 2023'

'Five major forces that will shape the Australian economy over the coming decades are population ageing, expanded use of digital and data technology, climate change and the net zero transformation, rising demand for care and support services, and increased geopolitical risk and fragmentation.' (The Treasury, Commonwealth Government, Canberra) >

'The Alarm Bells are Deafening'

'The alarm bells are deafening, and the evidence is irrefutable: greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel burning and deforestation are choking our planet and putting billions of people at immediate risk.' ~ Comment by António Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations. (United Nations, New York) >

IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

'...the latest advances in climate science'(The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Geneva, Switzerland) >

A Solution to River Plastics Pollution

'A smart solution to plastic pollution. The bubble curtain is created by a perforated tube on the bottom of the waterway where air is pumped through. This generates a screen of bubbles that blocks plastics and directs suspended plastics to the surface.' (Euronews) >

Hydrogen Game Changer for Heavy Industry

New CSIRO company pursues hydrogen game changer for heavy industry. 'Hadean Energy, a new company co-founded by CSIRO and RFC Ambrian, is on a mission to accelerate industrial decarbonisation.' (CSIRO, Canberra) >

Pyxis Ocean a Ship with WindWings

Pyxis Ocean is first ship to sail with WindWings 'WindWings are large wing sails measuring up to 45 meters in height that can be fitted to the deck of bulk cargo ships to harness the power of wind.' (MarineLog website) >

Growing Vegetables in Jordan’s Sahara

The Sahara Forest Project. 'For some 200 years North Africa supplied around two-thirds of Rome’s total grain supply. This resulted in deforestation, increased salinity in the soil, and loss of minerals.' (Sahara Forest Project, Oslo, Norway} >


'Rebel with a cause: the framing of climate change and intergenerational justice in the German press treatment of the Fridays for Future protests.' (Sage Journals, Thousand Oaks, California) >

Montana Court Rules for Young People in Landmark US Climate Trial

'In a landmark climate trial, a Montana court on Monday ruled in favor of a group of youths who accused the western US state of violating their rights to a clean environment.' (, Science X Network, USA) >