Climate News

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

Public Debut for Printed Solar

'A futuristic demonstration of emerging renewable energy material – printed solar cells, is being trialled in a public setting for the first time as it nears commercial readiness.' Professor Paul Dastoor - Newcastle University. >>

Cranfield Aerospace electric flight

Cranfield Aerospace Solutions (CAeS) announces £9m UK Government grant for the development of electric flight. Cranfield University (UK) >>

Norway’s electric-powered flight

Norway’s first electric-powered flight takes to the skies. 'Norway’s first-ever electric-powered flight took place in June. The flight represents a milestone in the efforts to electrify Norwegian aviation.' >>

Electric Car Charging

Wireless (inductive) Electric Vehicle Charging. This Australian company's wireless technology has been certified for regular use. >>

GREEN HOUSE GAS EMISSIONS POLICY

Making Long-Term Low GHG Emissions Development Strategies a Reality. 'This guidance provides recommendations to policy makers on how to approach the development of a long-term low greenhouse gas emission development strategy (LTS) given the unique circumstances of individual countries in 2020, and future revisions thereof.' >>

FOSSIL FUEL SEARCHING

Africa is the next great oil frontier. The Biggest Oil Discovery Of The Year Could Happen in Africa. >>

Bushfires and Animal Welfare

New study into the effects of bushfires on cattle and sheep health and welfare. Research for Agriculture. >>

Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook: July 2020

The Bushfire and Natural Hazard Cooperative Research Centre. >>

2019-2020 Bushfire Disaster

The Report into the N.S.W. 2019-2020 Bushfire Disaster has been released and the N.S.W. Premier announced all 76 recommendations will be accepted. N.S.W. Bushfire Inquiry (466 pages) >>

COAL: Fool’s Gold

Beyond-Coal. 'The financial institutions risking our renewable energy future with coal [Beyond Coal] examines eight European, and four significant international, financial institutions, and finds that all continued to pump money into coal companies in the year after the IPCC released its 1.5 degrees C special report.' >>