Climate News

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

Climate change evacuation planning

'The case for strategic and managed climate retreat'

Circle Economy, Amsterdam

Circle Economy conducts "programmes over a wide range of sectors and provides businesses and governments a network to accelerate their transition to circularity".  Circle Economy's Reports and Insights  >>

Climate crisis demands more government action as emissions rise

Mid-year update: The Climate Action Tracker has updated its assessments of 24 of the 32 countries it rates (June 2019).  "governments must take bold action to address the rise in greenhouse gas emissions, but most of them are not"  Report can be downloaded from link near top of page on the site.  (And, its remarks about Australia are very unflattering.)  Download >>

Saving Our Soils

How to feed the world and help the planet.  June 2019 issue of Ethical Corp magazine (London) - featuring this subject throughout that issue.  Download  >>

BreakThrough Guide publications

BreakThrough 'How To' Guide publications cover topics relating to Understanding Climate Emergency & Local Government; How To Mobilse For The Climate Emergency; How To Communicate Climate Emergency; How To Reverse Global Warming; How To Understand 1.5°c Climate Science Download these  >>

Existential Climate Related Security Risk

The Third Degree: Evidence and implications for Australia of existential climate-related security risk.  This latest discussion paper provides supporting evidence for the contentious 3°C scenario.  >>

U N Secretary-General's warning on Climate Emergency

"... the world is facing a grave climate emergency"  - António Guterres, UN Secretary-General  Speech: Secretary-General's remarks to Climate Summit Preparatory Meeting  >>

Climate Change likely to ruin the viability of farms in dryer localities of Australia.

The 2019 annual Risk Management Report of the Commonwealth Bank outlines their approach to this issue from page 50 of that report 'Our approach to addressing climate change'. Download  >>

Assessing the Global Climate in June 2019

"Warmest June on record for the globe, record-low Antarctic sea ice extent" National Centres for Environmental Information (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA) Article  >>

Adaptive responses of animals

'Adaptive responses of animals to climate change are most likely insufficient' A significant lag in animal's adaptation to the rate of climate change. Report published in Nature Journal  >>