Climate News

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

The geography of future water challenges

Water-related risks are increasing in many regions across the globe. >>

Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific

Australian National University, Canberra.Their claim: "The project will catalyse the development of a major renewable energy export industry from the ground up.' >>

Planet Ark Power

Their claim: "Planet Ark Power transforms rooftop solar into an investment grade asset". >>

Water Sharing Plan Review

The N.S.W. Natural Resources Commission has relwased its Report on the damage to the Murray-Darling river system caused by major irrigators. Download the Report (draft) - dated July 2019

Plastics free food court

University of Technology (Sydney) plastics free food court might maybe a world first.

Geopolymer cement and Geopolymer Concrete

Geopolymer concrete significantly reduces carbon residue. Includes downloadable tutorials (webinar and text) Also, its use in the construction of the Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport, Toowoomba is described.

Annual Greenhouse Gas Index Spring 2019

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (USA) Annual Greenhouse Gas Index (AGGI) (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory) From their Introduction: "The AGGI is a measure of the climate-warming influence of long-lived trace gases and how that influence has changed since the onset of the industrial revolution. The index was designed to enhance the connection between scientists and society by providing a normalized standard that can be easily understood and followed."

Story-Crafting and Writing Toolkit for High School Students

Personal Narratives on Climate Change  ..."our first writing campaign for high school students ... which covers everything from stages of story-crafting to tips on getting published."

National Geographic Education Resource library

Climate Change Educational Resources for Grades (US) 1 to 12, from the National Geographic Society, USA. Text articles - written to different vocabulary levels for different grades, Images and Video, Links to other websites and Information on 'User Permissions'.

Amazon fires

Consequences of the Amazon fires ... Article by Danilo Ignacio de Urzedo