A digest of interesting news about climate change from around the world, compiled by us.
A win for our possums
Federal Court [Australia] win for our possums! 'When governments fail to properly protect threatened species, the community can harness the power of the law to hold them to account.' (Environmental Justice Australia) .
Australia's climate for growth
A new choice: Australia's climate for growth. (Deloitte Access Economics) [Climate Change] 'inaction will have the effect of curtailing Australia’s economic growth to the tune of $3.4 trillion and 880,000 fewer jobs in just 50 years.' >
The Climate Cure
Solving the Climate Emergency in the Era of COVID-19 (Book by Tim Flannery) 'Flannery demands a new approach, based on the nation's response to COVID-19, that will lead to effective policies.' >
Emissions of Nitrous Oxide
Emissions of Nitrous Oxide, a Climate Super-Pollutant, Are Rising Fast on a Worst-Case Trajectory. [Article] 'Fertilizer is a leading culprit in nitrous oxide emissions, which are nearly 300 times more potent at warming the planet than carbon dioxide and deplete ozone.' >
Flick the Switch
'Flick the Switch' is an eBook available from The Fifth Estate 2020 symposium. Their description: 'A definitive guide to creating net zero all-electric buildings and cities.' >
14 million tonnes of microplastics on seafloor
14 million tonnes of microplastics on seafloor. CSIRO Research [Article] Microplastic Pollution in Deep-Sea Sediments From the Great Australian Bight Frontiers in Marine Science journal >