Climate News

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

Consequences of Gas mining

A warning by Doctors for the Environment Australia. See article: 'Expanding gas mining threatens our climate, water and health' >>

Australian Actuaries Climate Index

[re: Insurance] "At an aggregate level, the Index shows the frequency of extreme weather conditions across Australia as a whole remain elevated and above historical levels." >>

Murray-Darling Basin Snapshot

In January 2019 the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists produced this snapshot report on the Murray Darling Basin. >>

Climate Change a health emergency

The Australian Medical Association has joined other health organisations around the world in recognising climate change as a health emergency. >>

Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience

The World needs to 'get its act together' on Climate Change ... or face the consequences. Download The Global Center on Adaptation report 'A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience' on their site, at >>

Boom and Bust 2019: Tracking Global Coal Plant

Globally, investment in coal power plants is mostly declining, except for China where expansion is strong. A recent Report by reveals the details. Download the report (PDF). >>

Longyearbyen - the Fastest Heating Place on Earth

Longyearbyen - where the Global Seed Vault is located. Longyearbyen is the main town of Svalbard in the Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Download the report (PDF, in English) - the section dealing with Longyearbyen starts at page 150. >>

Griffith University Climate Change Response Program

Griffith University: "Discover a select list of climate change publications that Griffith University researchers have authored." >>

ARUP Engineering ( Journal

Two articles from the ARUP Journal: Driving towards an automated future (autonomous vehicle technology) and Cultana Pumped Hydroelectric Energy Storage - Spencer Gulf S.A. >>

Soils for Life

"Soils for Life is an Australian non-profit organisation dedicated to encouraging the widest possible adoption of regenerative landscape management practices (also known as regenerative agriculture) across rural, remote and urban environments." >>