Nov. 23, 2020

David Spratt talks about 'Climate Reality Check 2020'

David Spratt talks about 'Climate Reality Check 2020'

Melbourne's David Spratt (pictured) took advantage of the city's Covid-19 lockdown to assemble the facts to produce the "Climate Reality Check 2020".

David talked about the new report at the November meeting of the Victorian Climate Action Network (VCAN) at which he made reference to a number of relevant publications, among them:

What has become known as the "Hothouse Earth" report;

A story from The Guardian headed: "Melting Antarctic ice will raise sea level by 2.5 metres – even if Paris climate goals are met, study finds";

A story he and Ian Dunlop wrote and published in The Canberra Times headed: "Net-zero emissions by 2050: leadership or climate colonialism?";

A letter published in The Guardian headed, "Hitting net-zero is not enough – we must restore the climate";

And a story from headed: "Climate crisis: University of Cambridge to launch a new centre to explore geoengineering and climate change".