Sept. 28, 2021

Quick Climate Links: Canavan -'back to the stone age', carbon taxes, global strike, Taylor's rule changes, 'Endgame'

Quick Climate Links: Canavan -'back to the stone age', carbon taxes, global strike, Taylor's rule changes, 'Endgame'

We start today with a link to the story that will take you to the Bianca Hall (pictured) podcast: “Scott Morrison under pressure from all sides on climate action”;

Next, writing in the Financial Times, Simon Kruper says: “Real carbon taxes are the next big political battle”;

The from The New York Times it’s: “Protesting Climate Change, Young People Take to Streets in a Global Strike”;

Then from Columbia Global Reports we hear about the new book: “Miseducation: How Climate Change Is Taught in America”;

It’s Sustainable House Day 2021: “2021 Program: Expert Sessions”;

From the Saltgrass podcast year can hear about: “Endgame”;

And now it’s three stories from RenewEconomy:

Morrison and the Quad just committed to ending coal power by 2040, at the latest”;

Energy ministers to rethink Taylor’s rule changes, as coal plants trip on cue”;

AEMO installs early warning system for surplus solar and rooftop PV shutdowns”;

A trio of stories from the ABC:

Liberal MPs push back against the Nationals on net-zero target”;

Pacific students bolstered in climate legal campaign”;

Advocates urge further climate action in Australia ahead of Glasgow COP26 conference”;

And now we have five stories from The Guardian:

Scott Morrison will return home to a fight on two fronts – and one could prove ruinous”;

Sweden’s green dilemma: can cutting down ancient trees be good for the Earth?”;

Net-zero is not the real issue: we need to focus on our carbon budget”;

City Liberal MPs call for net-zero target as some Nationals remain implacably opposed”;

Cop26 climate talks will not fulfil aims of Paris agreement, key players warn”;

From SBS News we learn that: “Children born today to see '24 times more' climate-induced disasters than their grandparents”;

And from Medium we hear about a form of pollution that is almost silent: “Wish Upon a Dark Sky”;

Again on Medium, but this time from Climate Conscious: “A Guide to Climate Tipping Points: The Antarctic”;

From The Daily Telegraph: “Canavan: Switching off fossil fuels will send us ‘back to the Stone Ages’”;

Two stories from The Conversation: 

Tweets, emails or hand-written notes? What gets politicians to speak up on climate”;

The hydropower industry is talking the talk. But fine words won’t save our last wild rivers”;

And then it is four stories from The Melbourne Age:

Morrison’s visit to Glasgow climate talks likely to hinge on net-zero deal”;

Nationals warn they won’t be a pushover on net-zero as party room debate delayed”;

An Australian no-show at COP26 would stand out”;

and finally, “Powershift: The Latrobe Valley looks for a new future, again”;

Inside Climate News: “Warming Trends: Katherine Hayhoe Talks About Hope, Potty Training Cows, and Can Woolly Mammoths Really Fight Climate Change?”;

From Reuters: “Dark future? Climate change fuels higher heat, flood threats for children”;

Another story from The Guardian: “Paraguay on the brink as historic drought depletes river, its life-giving artery”.

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