Sept. 14, 2021

Quick climate links: Murders, records, extremes, outliers and omens

Quick climate links: Murders, records, extremes, outliers and omens

Today’s quick climate links begin with three stories from The Guardian:

Murders of environment and land defenders hit record high”;

UK to offer £265m in subsidies for renewable energy developers”;

Australia burying ‘head in the sand’ on security risks of climate change, former defence official says”;

From CleanTechnica it’s: “Mining & Steel Company ArcelorMittal Plans $9 Billion Renewable Energy Investment In India”;

The “ABC’s MediaWatch” discussed the climate crisis;

A guest essay from The New York Times: “After a Summer Without Butterflies, I Cling to What Endures”;

Two links from Yale Climate Connections:

“‘Another Year of Weather Extremes: Outliers … or Omens?’”;

Nicholas to hit Texas by Monday eve close to hurricane strength”;

And from Australia’s Climate Council: “Rising to the challenge: addressing climate and security in our region”;

A trio of stories from The Conversation:

How much will our oceans warm and cause sea levels to rise this century? We’ve just improved our estimate”;

We managed to toilet train cows (and they learned faster than a toddler). It could help combat climate change”;

Climate change is coming for your snacks: why repeated drought threatens dried fruits and veggies”;

From The New Daily readers learn: “Climate change will create massive security threat and refugee crisis: Former director of defence”;

From Climeworks it’s: “Zero Emissions Day 2021”;

Inside Climate News tells readers: “Indigenous Tribes Facing Displacement in Alaska and Louisiana Say the U.S. Is Ignoring Climate Threats”;

From The Sydney Morning Herald: “‘Black mark’: Farmers get nod to clear land for bushfire protection”;

And from AAP it’s: “Fitzgibbon's retirement intensifies Labor's coal question at next election”;

In another story from The Guardian, Katharine Murphy tells readers: “Liberal Andrew Bragg urges Scott Morrison to commit to net-zero”;

From The Newsroom, Jack Santa Barbara says: “The fossil fuel discussion we're not having”;

In another story: “Guterres Calls for Action on Covid-19, Climate”;

Writing on Zenger, Martin M Barillis tells readers: “One-Third Of The World’s Trees Face Extinction: Report".

Enjoy "Music for a Warming World".

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