March 23, 2022

Quick Climate Links: Wecome to the 'chattering classes', a group made up of rather exclusive people

Quick Climate Links: Wecome to the 'chattering classes', a group made up of rather exclusive people

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".

Enjoy "Music for a Warming World".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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