Climate News

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

Fatal Calculations

'How Economics Has Underestimated Climate Damage and Encouraged Inaction' David Spratt (Australian National University) Alia Armistead (currently studying Environments & Society at RMIT University) Ian Dunlop (formerly an international oil, gas and coal industry executive) >>

Surviving & Thriving in the 21st Century

from the Commission for the Human Future,  (The commission grew out of initiatives by The Australian National University and Australia21.) A vital new report on the human future from the Commission's Round Table held in March 2020 >>

Hydrogen Fuel

Gas storage method could help next-generation clean energy vehicles Tremendous amounts of hydrogen and methane can be stored in nanoscopic pores Northwestern University, Illinois USA >>

Cruise Ship Environmental Ranking for 2019

'Air is be-coming slightly cleaner, while climate foot-print is worsening' from German Environmental group NABU >>

Climate Change 'Victory Plan'

Climate Change Mobilization It's getting too late for the current dilettante approach ... a fully comprehensive plan is needed to solve the Climate problem. After Pearl harbour, America was initially in no position to engage in a war against Germany and Japan. It's civilian industries neede a wholesale industrial retooling plan to manufacture the equipment for the war - a 'Victory Plan'. And, this was accomplished within a few short months.This is one suggestion for a Climate Change 'Victory Plan' Based on that concept, The Climate Mobilization has published 'The Climate Mobilization Victory Plan' >>

Trends in PV Applications 2019

'This new 2019 edition of the IEA PVPS report Trends in Photovoltaic Applications browses 24 years of PV installations in the IEA PVPS member countries and many others. Policies to support PV deployment, industry development and the integration of PV in the power sector are analyzed in-depth.'  >>

Heavy-duty Test for Solar Modules

An advanced method of lifetime testing for potential-induced degradation (PID) Article: https://www.zsw-bw.de/en/newsroom/news/news-detail/news/detail/News/heavy-duty-test-for-solar-modules.html <br /> Report >>

COAL MINING EMISSIONS

Global methane emissions from coal mining to continue growing even with declining coal production. >>

Australia’s Environment Explorer

Interactive site for exploring different aspects of Australia's environmental condition. (Australian National University) >>

The 2019/2020 summer of Antarctic heatwaves

'This summer, a heatwave across Antarctica saw temperatures soar above average.' (Global Change Biology journal) >>