Climate News

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

Industrial Evolution - Making British Manufacturing Sustainable

A Report covering revitalising British Industry in light of Climate Change and issues of Sustainability.There's some info in this Report that may also be of interest to the Tasmanian Government.'Industrial Evolution - Making British Manufacturing Sustainable'Described as: Report from the UK Manufacturing Commission Inquiry into Industrial Sustainability in which vital measures are outlined that government and industry should take to ensure that British manufacturing is here to stay.Deals with Industrial Sustainability through to Circular Economy.https://www.policyconnect.org.uk/apmg/sites/site_apmg/files/report/2598/fieldreportdownload/industrialevolution-makingbritishmanufacturingsustainable.pdf

Senate Report on Electric Vehicles (January 2019)

The Senate Select Committee report on Electric Vehicles (January 2019)https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Electric_Vehicles/ElectricVehicles/~/media/Committees/electricvehicles_ctte/report.pdf

Deluge And Drought

Deluge And Drought: Australia’s Water Security In a Changing Climate“Climate change is shifting our rainfall patterns and increasing the severity of droughts and floods.”https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Climate-Council-Water-Security-Report.pdf

Solar Communities

Solar CommunitiesNot waiting for indecisive governments - just getting on with it! Totally Renewable Yackandandah ( a small town in northern Victoria)Aim: 100% renewable energy in Yackandandah by 2022http://totallyrenewableyack.org.au/

The Sustainable Engineering Society

The Sustainable Engineering Society...supporting the profession of environmental engineeringSeminar Events Calendar https://www.seng.org.au/eventFor details of all events, click on Read More

2019 Hydropower Status Report

2019 Hydropower Status Report charts the growth in renewable hydro power. by the International Hydropower Association, London https://www.hydropower.org/statusreport (Download link is at top of that page)

The electrification of transport

The electrification of transport"One of the mega-trends expected to shape our long run operating environment is the electrification of transport."... Dr Huw McKay, Vice President, Market Analysis & Economics at BHP Ltd.https://www.bhp.com/media-and-insights/prospects/2019/05/the-electrification-of-transport-episode-one

Growing Greener project launches free online course for sustainable business

from Environmental Change Institute (Oxford University Centre for the Environment)  

Superpower of the Zero Emissions Global Economy

Climate & Energy Transition Lecture by Ross Garnaut, University of Melbourne.

Implicatory Denial: The Sociology of Climate Inaction

"Exploring how and why people who believe in climate change choose to ignore it, and how people can be empowered to take climate action."