Nov. 23, 2021

Quick Climate Links: weighty topics; Code Red; meat eating men; new wave of extinctions

Quick Climate Links: weighty topics; Code Red; meat eating  men; new wave of extinctions

It's difficult to take a light-hearted view of climate change but the "Comedians Conquering Climate Change" do just that.

The challenge of discussing the weighty topic of climate change with friends and family can be daunting, especially during the Christmas/New Year holiday period, but Yale Climate Connections has some advice on how you go about that.

Jo Dodds is the leader of the Bushfire Survivors for Climate Action and as a result of personal experience is a supporter of the Envoronmibnetal Defenders Office.

Other Quick Climate Links for today are:

"If Scott Morrison acted on his strong Christian faith, he would phase out coal";

"Woodside BHP Scarborough gas project off north-west WA gets final go-ahead";

"ClimateWorks reflection: What happened at COP26 and what comes next?";

"Tonga fulfils another commitment to the Paris Agreement";

"Soil carbon: A source or a sink in the net-zero challenge?";

"Climate risk, capital markets and global governance";

"Ex-Unilever CEO takes swipe at Australia, says it would be ‘stupid’ not to phase out coal";

"Shell will acquire Australian energy retailer Powershop as part of its effort to diversify into power production";

"Blockade Australia: anti-coal activists vow more disruption despite warnings of 25-year jail sentences";

"New ARENA funding round to help plug one of last gaps to 100 pct renewables grid";

"Woodside Petroleum: and BHP agree to create a global energy company";

"Scarborough requires EPBC approval: CCWA";

"Shell increases stake in Australia’s electricity market with Powershop takeover";

"BoM expected to declare La Niña weather event as summer’s first tropical cyclone forms";

"Men’s meat-heavy diets cause 40% more climate emissions than women’s, study finds";

"Explore Long-Term Strategies (LTS)";

"COP26: Key Outcomes From the UN Climate Talks in Glasgow";

"CSIRO fears new wave of extinctions";

"Invasive species will cost the agriculture industry billions and urgent action needed, CSIRO warns";

"The seas are coming for us in Kiribati. Will Australia rehome us?";

"Rogue nation?";

"At long last, Australia has a bioenergy roadmap – and its findings are startling";

"Riverine Plains";

"Workshops to help farmers & communities manage drought, climate challenges";

"Money For Green Energy Creates More Jobs Than Fossil Fuel Investment, New Study Finds";

"Tax breaks kick Pakistan's electric car shift into higher gear";

"Gerrymandering is a climate problem";

"Mapping the irrecoverable carbon in Earth’s ecosystems".

Enjoy "Music for a Warming World".

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