May 14, 2022

Quick Climate Links: It's 'Planet Critical' - Rachel Donald talks with Richard Heinberg

Quick Climate Links: It's 'Planet Critical' - Rachel Donald talks with Richard Heinberg

Investigative journalist, Rachel Donald, is behind the podcast "Planet Critical" and uses that platform to talk with influential people from all around the world.

She says: "Essentially, it’s our behaviour that’s at the root of the problem. But so often this isn’t addressed as the root. Our economic system claims tech will save us from ourselves—but imagine we do find a silver bullet, do we have the social cohesion in place to implement that solution or any? 

Her guest on this episode of "Planet Critical" is Richard Heinberg.

Other Quick Climate Links for today are:

"Readings on climate-change impacts and insurance";

"Grants help Wisconsin nonprofits purchase electric vehicles";

"Global CO2 emissions rebounded to their highest level in history in 202";

"Global Energy Review: CO2 Emissions in 2021";

"Husband of environmentalist who set himself on fire urges others to seize climate action: ‘Choose to live’";

"‘Everybody’s problem is drought’: One in four children could live with water shortages in 2040, UN warns";

"Beach house collapses into the waves in North Carolina as sea levels rise";

"UK faces ‘record’ heatwaves this summer – and it’s not a cause for celebration";

"Chart: US solar installations could fall 50% or more under new tariffs";

"Largest oil and gas producers made close to $100bn in first quarter of 2022";

"Thousands at risk as deluge batters Queensland";

"BIG – The Role of the State in the Modern Economy with Richard Denniss";

"Have Your Say on Victoria's 2035 Climate Target";

"Why Nobody Cares about Climate Change";

"‘We’ve had a decade of no leadership’: Scientists back ALP on climate action plans";

"Vanuatu’s push for legal protection from climate change wins crucial support".

Enjoy "Music for a Warming World".

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