UN Secretary-General, Antonio Gutteres (pictured) has been described by Australia's Communications Minister, Paul Fletcher, as being of the "chattering classes" and you can read about that in The Guardian story: "‘Chattering classes’: Australian government dismisses UN secretary general’s climate criticism".
And the World Wildlife Fund wants us all to become a part of its "Earth Hour".
Other Quick Climate Links for today are:
"Climate crisis is greatest threat to Australia’s future and security, former defence leaders warn";
"The federal government is pouring millions more into gas projects. Does this fit with its net-zero" ambitions?";
"Federal funds of $5.4 billion for Qld dam";
"Forest fires erupt around Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine";
"‘OK Doomer’ and the Climate Advocates Who Say It’s Not Too Late";
"Record-smashing heatwaves are hitting Antarctica and the Arctic simultaneously. Here’s what’s driving them, and how they’ll impact wildlife";
"The Morrison government wants a ‘khaki’ election. How do the two major parties stack up on national security";
"The legacy of Lake Pedder: how the world’s first Green Party was born in Tasmania 50 years ago";
"Coming of age: research shows old forests are 3 times less flammable than those just burned";
"ADVISORY: Press Call on Energy and Food Implications of Ukraine Invasion";
"6 Pressing Questions About Beef and Climate Change, Answered";
"17 Countries, Home to One-Quarter of the World's Population, Face Extremely High Water Stress";
"Climate change stands to worsen seasonal allergies";
"Report calls for UK to rethink strategy to ensure success of landmark agricultural support reforms";
"UK and Turkey agree clean transport deal worth £1.7 billion in boost to British rail industry";
"How one California transit agency electrified its fleet 18 years ahead of schedule";
"From trash to treasure: Illinois dump becomes community solar farm";
"Rich countries must stop producing oil and gas by 2034, says study";
"‘Easiest thing to help the planet’: How grocery startups are tackling food waste";
"Defining generations: Where Millennials end and Generation Z begins";
"The 2021 Law Firm Climate Change Scorecard";
"U.N. Chief Warns of ‘Catastrophe’ With Continued Use of Fossil Fuels";
"178 Texas fires have torched more than 108,000 acres in the past week. But one major fire is now under control";
"California’s Climate Reputation Tarnished by Inaction and Oil Money";
"Councils’ rubbish deal crumbles over 25-year trash commitment";
"‘Easiest thing to help the planet’: How grocery startups are tackling food waste".
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