Sept. 15, 2021

Quick climate links: Pigs, rainforest, decimation, climate election, internal migration, Glasgow

Quick climate links: Pigs, rainforest, decimation, climate election, internal migration, Glasgow

Today’s quick climate links begin with a host of stories from The Guardian:

Most plans for new coal plants scrapped since Paris agreement”;

Walmart has a plan to tackle the climate crisis. Can it pull it off?”;

“‘Reckless’: G20 states subsidised fossil fuels by $3tn since 2015, says report”;

Merkel: Germany has not done enough to hit Paris climate targets”;

“Ignore, defend and pretend: Scott Morrison’s G7 climate strategy is embarrassing”;

Agricultural sector could be net zero by 2040 if Australia boosts efforts, report suggests”;

Australia was late on renewable energy and is now making same mistakes with electric vehicles, analysts say”;

Australia’s climate failures are costing its economy – and Scott Morrison’s government is being blamed”;

The climate advocates who say Harvard’s oil divestment is a mistake”;

Now, it’s three stories from The Melbourne Age:

BHP sets ‘net-zero’ goal for suppliers as climate scrutiny grows”;

Santos, Timor-Leste team up to bury carbon under the sea”;

White House says Biden wants Quad leaders to address ‘climate crisis’”;

We have three stories from Climate Action:

British Airways launches new sustainability plan in partnership with Airbus and bp”;

Wind energy giant Siemens Gamesa launches world’s first recyclable wind turbine”;

Park, Charge, and Ride: the UK’s first solar-powered Park and Ride site opens in Leeds”:

From Bloomberg it’s: “What Smart People Get Wrong About Climate Change Extremes”;

An upcoming guest on “Climate Conversations” is a climate scientist from Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Kim Cobb;

From Climate Conscious we hear about: “Earth’s Natural Thermostat”;

On Medium we are asked: “Have you thought about how climate change will affect you?”;

From ABC News we read: “Koala numbers fall after bushfires, conservation group says government numbers inaccurate”;

On Radio National, host Fran Kelly chats with farmer and climate activist, Anika Molesworth about: “Agriculture industry can achieve net zero by 2040”;

Next, we have a trio of stories from The Conversation:

Doctors and farmers turn up heat on Morrison ahead of Glasgow”;

Climate explained: how much of the world’s energy comes from fossil fuels and could we replace it all with renewables?”;

“‘The pigs can smell man’: how decimation of Borneo’s ancient rainforests threatens hunters and the hunted”;

In another story from The Guardian, Greg Jericho, writes: “Australia’s climate failures are costing its economy – and Scott Morrison’s government is being blamed”;

From The New York Times: “Norway’s ‘Climate Election’ Puts Center-Left in Charge”;

Reuters reports: “Climate change could trigger internal migration of 216 million people - World Bank”.

Enjoy: "Music for a Warming World".

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