Nov. 5, 2021

Quick Climate Links: Assets worthless; abandoning growth; global pandemic dip; reassons for optimism

Quick Climate Links: Assets worthless; abandoning growth; global pandemic dip; reassons for optimism

International youth voice for climate justice, Mitzi Jonelle Tan (pictured), shares her story and calls on Australia’s big banks to stop funding climate destruction - catch up with Mitzi here.

Other Quick Climate Links for today are:

"The Indigenous Australian climate activists making their voices heard at COP26";

"As young climate strikers, we are sick of conference upon conference. The clock is ticking";

"Group of countries plan COP26 deal to end financing of fossil fuels abroad: sources";

"Burning review – the searing black summer documentary that Australia deserves";

"IPA targets key Coalition seats with net-zero Facebook ad campaign described by experts as ‘fear-mongering";

"More bad news for climate change: Pandemic dip in carbon emissions was temporary, report says";

"It is climate inaction that will lead to people living more difficult lives";

"Australia criticised for not joining nations pledging to quit coal at COP26";

"Coral bleaching impacts 98 per cent of Great Barrier Reef, study finds";

"‘It is fairly dire’: Only 2 per cent of Great Barrier Reef still unbleached";

"Dozens of nations pledge to phase out coal at COP26, but Australia not on the list";

"Australia labelled untrustworthy, a climate change 'pariah' after stoush with French President, COP26";

"Rooftop solar pushes state’s entire local network into negative load for four hours";

"Farmers split on Australia’s refusal to sign up to global methane pledge at Cop26";

"Stop subsidising fossil fuels and start spending on people, says UN chief";

"Why it really is time to say goodbye to your log burner";

"Flight Free 2022";

"COP26: More than 40 countries pledge to quit coal";

"Countries have failed to adapt for unavoidable climate damage, UN says";

"Great Barrier Reef’s future dealt blow as study finds only 2% escaped coral bleaching";

"Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net-zero transition";

"Global emissions almost back to pre-pandemic levels after unprecedented drop in 2020, new analysis shows";

"More clean energy means more mines – we shouldn’t sacrifice communities in the name of climate action";

"World leaders have already secured a few wins at COP26, with or without Australia’s help";

"Top Energy Agency Says COP26 Pledges Signal 1.8°C of Warming";

"Carbon Market Talks Stumble at COP26 on How to Use the Cash";

"Small Print Gives Indonesia a Way Out in COP Coal Pledge";

"COP26: Countries promise coal phase-out and end to fossil fuel finance";

"Suddenly, the gloom at COP26 lifts";

"Anne Salmond: Take care of the living world";

"Shaping the World Map: The New Geopolitics of Climate Change";

"Climate depression is real. And it is spreading fast among our youth";

"Cop26 will be derailed unless the rich world meets its obligation to the poor";

"Over 20 countries pledge to end overseas fossil fuel finance";

"Warming climate could bring more cobia to New York and New Jersey waters";

"New book delves into 300 years that changed humanity … and the planet";

"Ten Reasons for Optimism on Climate Change";

"Tougher ASX climate disclosures ‘inevitable’ as RBA pledges to monitor risks";

"If pledges already made at Glasgow are met, warming ‘to peak below 2 degrees’";

"The Greta effect: is Glasgow fuelled by real momentum or just blah blah blah?";

"Carbon emissions soar after brief global pandemic lockdown dip";

"‘It is fairly dire’: Only 2 per cent of Great Barrier Reef still unbleached";

"It’s beautiful, bright and inspiring, but Diwali likely to bring ‘severe’ air pollution to Delhi";

"Does climate change have us licked?";

"Rio Tinto pumps $2b to power Pilbara with clean energy";

"‘The money is there’: the mind-numbing numbers that are almost too big to believe";

"COP26 | Events, news, and podcasts";

"ANU Energy Update 2021 - Getting to Net Zero";

"Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net-zero transition";

"How has COVID-19 impacted COP26? - podcast"

"Degrowth: why some economists think abandoning growth is the only way to save the planet – podcast";

"Urban Resilience: What's next for Melbourne?";

"World urged to slash gas use by a third to avoid climate disaster";

"Canada underestimating 80 megatonnes of emissions from boreal logging: report";

"Over 40 Countries Pledge at U.N. Climate Summit to End Use of Coal Power";

"Cop26: what are the chances of keeping the 1.5C target alive?";

"Glasgow pledges may be enough to cap global warming below 2°C, IEA says".

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