Sept. 3, 2021

Quick News: Will the great Australian dream become the great Austalian nightmare?

Quick News: Will the great Australian dream become the great Austalian nightmare?

The Great Australian Dream is under threat, according to The Conversation - "The Great Australian Dream? New homes in planned estates may not be built to withstand heatwaves";

We are "Missing in Action" according to the Australian Leaders Climate Group;

The Guardian's Katharine Murphy reports: "When the US requires a deputy sheriff Australia reports for duty – but not when it comes to climate action";

From The New York Times, we hear that "Climate Change Is Bankrupting America’s Small Towns";

CNN tells readers that: "Ida turns New York City into a front line of extreme weather supercharged by climate change";

A special Observor report asks: "Is deep-sea mining a cure for the climate crisis or a curse?";

The Guardian alerts readers to: "How a hot blob off New Zealand is contributing to drought in South America";

Writing in The Guardian, David R. Montgomery says there is still time - "Desertification is turning the Earth barren – but a solution is still within reach";

Grist tells readers: "Study: The public is pretty confused by your climate change jargon";

Mike Foley has some good news for Age readers with the report - "Second wind for regional towns if offshore turbines get green light";

Again from Mike Foley in The Melbourne Age - "Business urges government to take net-zero pledge to UN climate talks";

A question from The Conversation - "Is climate change to blame for extreme weather events? Attribution science says yes, for some – here’s how it works";

And The New Daily takes readers to New York - "Deaths in flooded basements, roads turn to rivers as extreme storm slams NYC";

Writing in The New Yorker, Bill McKibben tells readers that "The Answer to Climate Change Is Organizing".

Enjoy "Music for a Warming World".

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