Dec. 4, 2021

Quick Climate Links: Architects Declare Australia; media coverage of climate change defies expectations

Quick Climate Links: Architects Declare Australia; media coverage of climate change defies expectations

Caroline Pidcock (pictured) from Architects Declare Australia talked with Jonathon Green on Radio National's Blueprint for Living just today about the organization, its goals and how and why it came into being.

Other Quick Climate Links for today are;

"Labor to target inner-city Greens voters with community battery rollout";

"McDonald’s has a growing green problem and it’s struggling to fix it";

"Labor to unveil raft of climate policies including higher 2030 emissions reduction target";

"Labor to unveil raft of climate policies including higher 2030 emissions reduction target";

"Solar and La Niña boost summer reliability outlook, but failing coal still a worry";

"Sharp rise in energy debt sees Australian households struggling to keep the lights on";

"Fossil fuel plant outages pose main threat to summer power supply as renewables bolster grid";

"Victorian government pressed to deliver promised funding for threatened plants and animals";

"In Australia’s wet weather ‘tis the season for spiders, mozzies, mice and mould";

"The independents are coming: women on a mission focus on climate and integrity";

"ACT teens want to vote on climate change, housing issues";

"What can we gain from open access to Australian research? Climate action for a start";

"Australian doctors have made a dire prediction on bushfire deaths";

"There’s an enormous geothermal pool under the Latrobe Valley that can give us cheap, clean energy";

"Labor settles on 43 per cent emission cut by 2030";

"Can the tourism industry survive the climate crisis?";

"Labor’s 2030 climate target betters the Morrison government, but Australia must go much further, much faster";

"Proximity to green space may help with PMS, study finds";

"COP26, Robert Friedland and BHP further highlight the world needs a lot more copper";

"Sex ratio of babies linked to pollution and poverty indicators";

"How satellites are challenging Australia's official greenhouse gas emission figures";

"Solar power prices are falling. What does this mean for our household electricity bills?";

Podcast: "After the Disaster";

"Powering Australia";

"Riding the STORM: A Network Digital Twin to Enhance Electric Grid Reliability & Resiliency";

"Labor launches election fight over climate change and household costs";

"Nerves aplenty over climate policy powderkeg";

"The climate war is destructive, dumb as a bag of hammers, but Scott Morrison is prepared to wage it anyway";

"Labor’s climate plan can’t fix 12 years of broken politics – but it could be the catalyst Australia needs";

"Crass emissions: Suburban helicopters fly into choppy air";

"Labor 2030 emissions plan positive but not ambitious enough: experts";

"View from The Hill: Albanese’s emissions plan is an exercise in political smarts";

"How to choose the best ethical superannuation fund";

"The energy crisis shows precisely why this industry should be in public hands";

"Renewable electricity growth set new record this year, says IEA";

"Climeworks announces partnership with Square, Inc to remove 2,000 tons of CO2 from the air";

"UK needs to deliver on climate, not set higher 2030 target, say advisers";

"‘Subversion and treason’: Australian minister attacks independent climate body";

"Australia to expand gas industry under Morrison infrastructure plan";

"UN shipping body agrees voluntary measures to cut black carbon in the Arctic";

"Kenyan forest communities sidelined as government misses two billion tree target";

"Finance group fails to deliver at COP26";

"The ins and outs of understanding what’s in a degree";

"What will happen to our cities (and beaches) at 3 degrees of warming?";

"Three degrees of global warming is quite plausible and truly disastrous";

"Top-10 weirdest things about the bonkers 2021 Atlantic hurricane season";

"Famously rainy Seattle breaks its fall rain record after a summer of extreme heat";

"Christmas tree selection may be more limited this year because of drought a decade ago";

"Eco-friendly gifts for every budget in 2021";

"Labor sets 43 per cent emissions reduction target for 2030";

"Peter Prengaman to lead AP’s expanding climate coverage";

"British Columbia at the epicentre of climate change-fuelled weather extremes";

"Chalk paint and police raids: why climate activists are under fire";

"Woodland walks save UK £185m a year in mental health costs, report finds".

Enjoy "Music for a Warming World".

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