Climate News

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

Near-Term Opportunity for Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks

Researchers Identify Opportunity for Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks. (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy) >

Automotive Trends Report (January 2021)

> United States Environment Protection Agency. Highlights of the Automotive Trends Report and the full Report

NSW Electric Vehicle Strategy

'...the NSW Government’s plan to accelerate the State’s vehicle fleet of the future.' (NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment) >

Driving down the cost of hydrogen production

CSIRO and partners launch $68M Hydrogen Industry Mission. (CSIRO, Canberra) >

BUSHFIRES and GARDENS

A new book to help gardeners navigate our increasingly flammable world. Published:April 2021 Safer Gardens: Plant Flammability & Planning for Fire by Lesley Corbett >

Global warming: one in three heat-related deaths

Global warming already responsible for one in three heat-related deaths. 'Between 1991 and 2018, more than a third of all deaths in which heat played a role were attributable to human-induced global warming...' (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) >

El Niño/La Niña

El Niño/La Niña Southern Oscillation (ENSO). Current Situation and Outlook as of May 2021. (World Meteorological Organization) >

Hybrid Utility

Ford Maverick Hybrid Utility ... under $us20,000 (basic model) (Ford USA) >

Climate change drives down oxygen levels in lakes

'Oxygen levels in the world's temperate freshwater lakes are declining rapidly—faster than in the oceans...' (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.) >

Planetary Boundaries

Exploring the Safe Operating Space for Humanity. (Ecology and Society, Canada.) >