Sept. 27, 2021

Quick Climate Links: Preventing Ecocide, does nature have rights?, 'deadset against', farmers essential

Quick Climate Links: Preventing Ecocide, does nature have rights?, 'deadset against', farmers essential

David Sassoon (pictured) is the founder and publisher of Inside Climate News, a not-for-profit organization concentrating on climate news with, of late, a particular emphasis on "ecocide".

David introduced an event from the World Economic Forum, "Preventing Ecocide".

We start today with three stories from Inside Climate News:

In a Growing Campaign to Criminalize Widespread Environmental Destruction, Legal Experts Define a New Global Crime: ‘Ecocide’”;

Ecocide: Should Destruction of the Planet Be a Crime?”;

Does Nature Have Rights? A Burgeoning Legal Movement Says Rivers, Forests and Wildlife Have Standing, Too”;

Now it’s four stories from The Melbourne Age: 

“‘Deadset against’: Morrison confirms talks underway on net-zero amid pushback from Nationals”;

Farmers essential for Australia’s net-zero 2050 push: report”;

It’s a $50b-a-year export industry. How long until coal’s rivers of gold run dry?”;

Including an Editorial: “Coal’s demise brings a host of tough, new challenges”;

And from The New Daily: “Alan Kohler: Australia’s net-zero target must include legislation”;

From The Western Australian: “Scott Morrison might not attend UN Climate Change Conference COP26 summit in Glasgow this year";

And from The Guardian: “Coalition inertia on climate undermines Australia’s credibility in region, ex-diplomats warn”;

Two stories from The Conversation:

The clock is ticking on net-zero, and Australia’s farmers must not get a free pass”;

Agitated Nationals grapple with climate debate, as former minister Chester takes ‘a break’ from party room”;

Another story from The New Daily: “Nationals in net-zero turmoil as Darren Chester takes a ‘break’ over Barnaby Joyce’s ‘failure’”;

Now it’s Solar Punk: “Why This Gives Me Hope for the Future”;

“Stories, sound work, radio ideas, features and phonic experiments by Kyla Brettle and Rob Law exploring our local response to the climate crisis - and the difficult, emotional side of dealing with this mess - visit “Endgame”.

Enjoy "Music for a Warming World".


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