Climate News

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

Climate Anxiety

‘Overwhelming and terrifying’: the rise of climate anxiety. Experts concerned young people’s mental health particularly hit by reality of the climate crisis. (The Guardian) >>

Climate Change and Well-Being

Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change on Mental Health and Well-Being. (American Public Health Association) >>

Global Warming and Violent Behaviour

Global Warming and Violent Behaviour (Association for Psychological Science) >>

climate change and mental health

How climate change affects mental health. Yale Climate Connections >>

FOSSIL FUEL CARS

Fuel Consumption of the Car Itself, Not Including Driver or Passengers. Where the Energy Goes: Gasoline [Petrol] Vehicles >>

Hydrogen Storage

UNSW hydrogen storage technology in world-first application of its kind. Professor Aguey-Zinsou said: “The H2Store technology is a compact and transportable hydrogen storage solution. It’s an effective way to store and generate renewable energy, mitigate the fluctuation of renewable generation and increase confidence in the security of supply.” >>

Tasmanian Renewable Energy Action Plan 2020

'Tasmania can harness the immense potential in renewable energy to grow our economy, attract investment, create jobs and transform Tasmania from being Australia’s renewable energy powerhouse into a world leading provider of clean, reliable and affordable energy.' >>

MURRAY-DARLING WATER ISSUES

Salt concentrations in the 'Lower lakes' near the mouth of the Murray River are increasing. Research by the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists. The role of coastal processes in the management of the mouth of the River Murray, Australia: Present and future challenges. >>

Hydrogen produced Steel

The Hybrit process of making steel utilising Hydrogen is being advocated for Australia. So called, Green Steel being advocated in a Report by the Grattan Institute. 'Start with steel: A practical plan to support carbon workers and cut emissions' >>

2020 Top risks facing the world

These are the top risks facing the world in 2020. World Economic Forum, January, 2020. >>