The ‘grid scale’ battery installation opened in Somerset UK

The ‘grid scale’ battery installation opened in Somerset UK By Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy 7th December 2016 Source:The ‘grid scale’ battery installation opened in Somerset UK Combined solar and battery installation has the capacity to provide power … Continued

Global carbon emissions have stalled: good news, but is it good enough?

Global carbon emissions have stalled: good news, but is it good enough? By Climate Council 21st November 2016 Original story: Global carbon emissions have stalled good news but is it good enough While the last few weeks have seen widespread uncertainty around the future … Continued

Nations agree to ban refrigerants that worsen climate change

Nations agree to ban refrigerants that worsen climate change By Nature October 2016 Use of heat-trapping hydrofluorocarbons to be cut sharply under ozone treaty. Gleb Garanich / REUTERS Negotiators from 197 countries have reached a historic agreement to reduce emissions of … Continued

Historic airline emissions agreement could be good news for forests

Historic airline emissions agreement could be good news for forests By Conservation International October 2016 Last week, 191 nations agreed on a plan to offset emissions from international air travel, committing to carbon-neutral growth starting in 2020. The resolution may … Continued

The Netherlands’ Tallest Timber Tower to be Built in Amsterdam

The Netherlands’ Tallest Timber Tower to be Built in Amsterdam By Archdaily October 2016 The municipality of Amsterdam has selected Team V Architectuur with Lingotto, Nicole Maarsen and ARUP to design HAUT, a 73 meter (240 foot) residential tower located … Continued

Zero Carbon Australia Electric Vehicles

Zero Carbon Australia Electric Vehicles Australia can move to electric vehicles, powered by renewable electricity, in a decade. It is feasible and affordable, providing environmental, health and economic benefits. August 2016: Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) Electric Vehicles Report here: Beyound Zero Emission … Continued

Advancing Climate Action in Queensland

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Advancing Climate Action in Queensland Discussion Paper Did you hear about the recent discussion paper put out by the Queensland Government looking at actions needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and adapt to climate change impacts? After a long period … Continued

Climate of the Nation 2016 Attitudes

Climate of the Nation 2016 Attitudes to climate change The latest survey by the Climate Institute is good news for activists working for more effective action on climate change mitigation. Climate change affects every aspect of our lives and those … Continued

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