Australian Actuaries Climate Index 2020
The Index shows a lull in extreme events, but a persistent trend in overall climate change. 'The Australian Actuaries Climate Index shows weather conditions in Autumn 2020 in Australia returned to typical levels after a period of extremely destructive bushfires and storms. While the record-breaking extreme high temperatures, dryness and rainfall of the summer have subsided, a clear long-term trend towards an increasing frequency of extreme weather remains.' >>
Minnesota Sues Fossil Fuel Industry
Fossil Fuel Industry sued for Climate Fraud (Minnesota USA). 'Minnesota has filed a lawsuit against Exxon, three Koch Industries entities and the American Petroleum Institute, accusing them of consumer fraud and other violations for their decades-long deception about their role in climate change...' >>
Climate Legislation (USA)
Sabin Center for Climate Change Law (U.S.A.). The Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States website has been created by Columbia Law School’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. 'This website provides more than 1000 model and actual federal, state and local laws that legislatures can customize and adopt in order to achieve deep reductions in fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions.' The Table of Contents and Contributing Authors list (54 pages) is freely available/downloadable and the gives the scope of suggested legislation. >>
Climate Change Criminology by Robert White
Is it criminal to ignore climate change?Ideas of ‘state-corporate crime’ and 'ecocide’ are introduced and explored in this book. Climate Change Criminology by Robert WhiteBristol University Press 2018 Expensive book to buy, but available in the Tasmanian State Library.https://bristoluniversitypress.co.uk/climate-change-criminology
Torres Strait Islanders to lodge a complaint to U.N.
ClientEarth (London based) are acting on behalf of Torres Strait Islanders to lodge a complaint to the United Nations Human Rights Committee regarding flooding by rising sea levels.