Climate News

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

Economic losses from Climate Change

Economic losses from hurricanes become too big to be offset by the US if warming continues. “Our calculations show, for the first time, that the US economy as one of the strongest on our planet, will eventually not be able to offset the losses in their supply chains on their own. Increasing hurricane damages will exceed the coping capacities of this economic super-power.” (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany)

Climate Change FAQs

Climate Change FAQs: Causes, Impacts and Action. 'This resource is developed jointly by the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London and the Grantham Research Institute at London School of Economics and Political Sciences. It covers evidence and information on climate science, the economics of climate change, international climate action and the meaning of a just transition.' (Grantham Institute, Imperial College, London) >

Eviation

Electric aircraft for short-hop commuter flights now a reality. (Eviation, Arlington USA) >

Making Cities More Equitable and Resilient

How Electric Vehicle chargers can help make cities more equitable and resilient. Examples from the USA and UK. (State of the Planet, the Columbia Climate School, Columbia University, USA) >

Accelerating EV Uptake

'Policies to realise Australia’s electric vehicle potential.'(Climateworks Centre, Melbourne) >

Marinus Electricity Cable

'Project Marinus, supported in its early stages by ARENA to boost underwater electric cable links between Tasmania and Victoria, moves closer to realisation.' (ARENAWIRE - Australian Renewable Energy Agency, Canberra) >

Serious Climate Action Accountability

Serious Climate Action Demands Real Climate Accountability. 'Addressing the Climate Crisis at scale and at speed requires not only halting the expansion of oil and gas — but also holding governments and companies alike to higher standards of ambition and action in the face of the climate emergency.' (The Center for International Environmental Law, Washington) >

Shipping Plastic Waste Overseas

'Many countries ship plastic waste overseas. How much of the world’s waste is traded, and how big is its role in the pollution of our oceans?' (Our World in Data, UK) >

Money Wasted on Fossil Fuel Subsidies

'Australian state and federal governments subsidised fossil fuels to the tune of a staggering $11.6 billion in 2021/22' (Climate Council of Australia, Sydney) >

Renewable Energy Statistics 2022

...'detailed statistics on renewable energy capacity, power generation and renewable energy balances' (International Renewable Energy Agency) >