May 7, 2022

Webinar/Quick Climate Links: 'The planet will be fine, it's us who'll be f***ked' - Sarah Wilson quoting George Carlin

Webinar/Quick Climate Links: 'The planet will be fine, it's us who'll be f***ked' -  Sarah Wilson quoting George Carlin

Author, podcaster and "Climate Engager", Sarah Wilson (pictured), was one of six guests on a webinar staged last night (Friday, April 6) by the Australian Conservation Foundation - the event was entitled "Together We Can Solve the Climate Crisis".

The six-strong panel took a deep dive into climate solutions that are here now, and ready to go.

Taking Sarah's advice, check out the George Carlin clip.

The webinar lasts for about an hour and after that, you can dive into today's Quick Climate Links:

"Michael McCormack will not rule out running for Nationals leadership again";

"New NSW logging rules still allow clearing of koala habitat, conservationists say";

"Sadhguru's Save Soil Movement: The breakthroughs so far";

"Climate sceptic thinktank received funding from fossil fuel interest"

"U.S. to boost green jobs, curb emissions by plugging old oil and gas wells";

"Australians overwhelmingly support action to reduce carbon emissions, Vote Compass data shows";

"Smoke and Sandstorm, Seen From Space";

"Ecological Footprint and tourism: Development and sustainability monitoring of ecotourism packages in Mediterranean Protected Areas";

"Country Overshoot Days";

"Facing the Dutch Overshoot Day unprepared";

"Site of retired Iowa nuclear plant to become a solar farm":

"Why you should care about ‘The Insect Crisis’";

"Leaders’ summit kicks off UN desertification conference in Côte d’Ivoire";

"Column: Republican denial will add to the drought’s body count";

"Coalition climate target consistent with more than 3C global heating, research says";

"Keeping coal-fired power plants running is a ‘dangerous game’ for Queensland Labor, expert says";

"Australia’s biggest industrial players are focusing on climate solutions – why isn’t the political debate?";

"Wildlife activists make 11th hour plea to save koalas before Victorian blue gums logged";

"Leading scientist calls for Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching report to be released before election";

"Australia’s beach that’s ‘one storm’ from disappearing";

"Think tank calls for complete overhaul of troubled Emissions Reduction Fund";

"The Colorado River: Devoured by Growth";

"Porsche investment could unlock up to a 50% boost in EV battery density";

"Climate School Dean Receives Environmental Champion Award";

"What Is Decarbonization, and How Do We Make It Happen?";

"Investing in health and wellbeing for environmental impact";

"Creating a Climate Neutral Innovation District";

"Moms push Massachusetts utilities to transition to renewable heat sources";

"On climate ‘doomism’: Heart & mind reasons to resist it';

"India ramps up coal production to record levels in extreme heatwave";

"Breakthrough discovery of groundwater beneath Antarctic ice sheet - and what it may mean for sea-level rise";

"One in 25 Australian homes uninsurable by 2030 due to climate crisis, researchers warn";

"2021 Pacific Northwest heatwave was sixth most extreme in the modern record";

"How can Aboriginal communities be part of the NSW renewable energy transition?";

"Biden solar tariff probe pushes Indiana utility to burn more coal";

"A net-zero future for gas utilities? Switching to underground thermal networks";

"How to move Europe from gas heat to heat pumps — fast";

"Australian Election 2022: Political party and independent climate goals: analysis";

"Stanford gets $1B for climate change school from John Doerr";

"How a tech billionaire is forcing Australia’s coal die-hards to face the future";

"Emission Reduction Targets: What you need to know";

"Heatwave in India leaves millions struggling to cope";

"Ecophysiological modelling predicts mass marine-life extinction by the year 2300 if global warming continues";

"Here’s an alternative to lithium batteries: meet the Aussie company leading the charge";

"Fortescue says regenerative “Infinity Train” may be on tracks in two years";

"Farmers’ lobby criticises major parties’ ‘radio silence’ on climate policy";

"Download the Climate Conversation Guide";

"Scorched dystopia or liveable planet? Here’s where the climate policies of our political hopefuls will take us":

"Beyond money: Potent informal economies";

"Honeybees join humans as the only known animals that can tell the difference between odd and even numbers";

"A climate scientist on India and Pakistan’s horror heatwave, and the surprising consequences of better air quality";

"NSW students walk out for climate policies";

"Teen Mother. Housekeeper. Activist. Vice President?";

"Emperor Penguin at serious risk of extinction due to climate change";

"Australians are googling climate change much more than during the last federal election";

"Filipino inquiry finds big polluters ‘morally and legally liable’ for climate damage";

"Shell reports a record $9.1 billion profit.";

"City Living, With Less Water";

"Big Setbacks Propel Oil Giants Toward a ‘Tipping Point’";

"Exxon’s Board Defeat Signals the Rise of Social-Good Activists";

"‘A Very Significant Moment for Business’";

"Why Climate Change Makes It Harder to Fight Fire With Fire";

"‘Burning Down a Way of Life’: Wildfire Rips Through a Hispanic Bastion";

"UKGBC publish guide to accelerate industry action on commercial retrofit";

"Public encouraged to make every drop count this summer as national water saving campaign is launched";

"Better Cotton brings together global fashion brands to ensure cotton traceability";

"‘Don’t tax energy giants – they invest in Britain’s future.’ Let’s drill down into that";

"Beyond Highways: Funding Clean Transportation through the US Bipartisan Infrastructure Law";

"New Climate Federalism";

"What you need to know about carbon dioxide removal";

"Extreme Heat and Heat Waves";

"India and Pakistan’s brutal heat wave poised to resurge";

"Power struggle: The fight for the soul of Australia’s largest polluter";

"Rewiring Brisbane: Launch of plan to smash energy bills and carbon emissions in Greater Brisbane";

"‘Nasty’: Power bills tipped to rise as wholesale electricity prices surge";

"‘Market failure’: Climate crisis to drive insurance reckoning as premiums soar";

"Council move against anti-Angus Taylor signs goes against third-party rights, legal experts say";

"World's ocean is losing its memory under global warming".

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