Sept. 2, 2021

Quick News: Human progress, destroying nature, decaying forest wood , scary report, geothermal update and Climate Shift

Quick News: Human progress, destroying nature, decaying forest wood , scary report, geothermal update and Climate  Shift

Climate Shift talks with Dr Kar Mei Tang, Chief Circular Economist for NSW Circular.

Other stories mentioned today:

From The Guardian - "Young Australians ‘screaming’ for climate action but don’t trust leaders to make change, survey suggests";

The ABC - "WA's south breaks winter rainfall records, Perth hits average ahead of dry spring";

Yale's Climate Connections - "Poetry professor helps students process climate change";

Peter Gardner - "Gippsland Geothermal Update";

From the Monitoring the Andean Amazon Project - "The Amazon & Climate Change: Carbon Sink vs Carbon Source";

From the Sustainable Development Solutions Network - "Meeting Biodiversity, Climate, and Water Objectives Through Integrated Strategies";

And from The Los Angeles Times - "The scary new climate report means fossil fuel use needs to start falling, fast";

The Conversation: "Decaying forest wood releases a whopping 10.9 billion tonnes of carbon each year. This will increase under climate change";

The World Resources Institute tells readers - "Smarter Farm Subsidies Can Drive Ecosystem Restoration";

Again from The Conversation - "Human progress is no excuse to destroy nature. A push to make ‘ecocide’ a global crime must recognise this fundamental truth";

Grist tells us - "What Counts as a Heat Wave? It’s a Life-or-Death Question";

Climate Conscious lets in into the mind of capitalist with this story - "An Environmentalist’s Defence of Climate Capitalism";

The Guardian tells us - "Air pollution is slashing years off the lives of billions, report finds".

Enjoy "Music for a Warming World".

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