Climate News

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

The Future of Australian Farming in Volitile and Challenging Times

Landline (ABC TV): Episode for Sunday 8 September 2019 (primarily the first half of the episode, about 25 minutes duration) ... comprising the first 2 stories in this special episode: Climate Chaos and Regenerative Agriculture. >>

Integrated System Plan (AEMO)

Australian Energy Market Operator "The Integrated System Plan (ISP) is a whole-of-system plan that provides an integrated roadmap for the efficient development of the NEM over the next 20 years and beyond." >>

National Transmission Network Development Plan

Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) "The National Transmission Network Development Plan (NTNDP) provides an independent, strategic view of the efficient development of the National Electricity Market (NEM) transmission grid over a 20-year planning horizon." >>

The geography of future water challenges

Water-related risks are increasing in many regions across the globe. >>

Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific

Australian National University, Canberra.Their claim: "The project will catalyse the development of a major renewable energy export industry from the ground up.' >>

Planet Ark Power

Their claim: "Planet Ark Power transforms rooftop solar into an investment grade asset". >>

Water Sharing Plan Review

The N.S.W. Natural Resources Commission has relwased its Report on the damage to the Murray-Darling river system caused by major irrigators. Download the Report (draft) - dated July 2019

Plastics free food court

University of Technology (Sydney) plastics free food court might maybe a world first.

Geopolymer cement and Geopolymer Concrete

Geopolymer concrete significantly reduces carbon residue. Includes downloadable tutorials (webinar and text) Also, its use in the construction of the Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport, Toowoomba is described.

Annual Greenhouse Gas Index Spring 2019

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (USA) Annual Greenhouse Gas Index (AGGI) (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory) From their Introduction: "The AGGI is a measure of the climate-warming influence of long-lived trace gases and how that influence has changed since the onset of the industrial revolution. The index was designed to enhance the connection between scientists and society by providing a normalized standard that can be easily understood and followed."