Climate News

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

Boliden's Rönnskär smelter

Their claim: Boliden's Rönnskär smelter in northern Sweden is one of the world's largest recycler of metal from electronic material. The facility also minimizes its emissions and generates electricity and district heating from electronic material.

Realising Electric Vehicles-to-grid Services

Accelerating the integration of electric vehicles into the National Electricity Market through a world first fleet demonstration combined with social-technical-economic research. (Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program, Australian National University.) >

Centre for Studies of Climate Change Denialism

'Scientific and political awareness of the greenhouse effect and human influence on the climate has existed for over three decades. During the 1980s, there was a strong environmental movement and a political consensus on the issue, but in recent years, climate change denial – denying that changes to the climate are due to human influence on the environment – has increased which makes the case for understanding why this is so.' (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden) >

Murray-darling Basin Plan - June 2020 Update

Outstanding issues within NSW’s Final Draft Water Resource Plans and consequences for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. (Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists) > 

BROKEN HILL ELECTRICITY SUPPLY

Colossal Micro-Grid planned for Broken Hill N.S.W. to guarrantee supply in the event of mains grid failure. (Broken Hill Supply - TransGrid) >

POST COVID-19 ECONOMIC RECOVERY (UN)

Remarks to International Energy Agency Clean Energy Transition Summit. (António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General) >

Greenland Ice Sheet Loss

Dynamic ice loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet driven by sustained glacier retreat. (Communications Earth & Environment Journal) >

Global Electric Vehicle Outlook 2020

'The Global EV Outlook is an annual publication that identifies and discusses recent developments in electric mobility across the globe. It is developed with the support of the members of the Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI).' >

Australian Industrial Transformation Institute

'The Australian Industrial Transformation Institute (AITI) is a national leader in industry and workplace innovation research. 'Our multi-disciplinary team undertakes industry, economic and workforce research in response to major change. This includes industry foresighting, demand mapping, value chain analysis and the drivers of successful university/industry collaboration.' >

Energy transformation 2050

'This comprehensive analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) outlines the investments and technologies needed to decarbonise the energy system in line with the Paris Agreement.' (update of the International Renewable Energy Agency 2019 report) >