Climate change makes young people question whether it’s ethical to have children | KCUR 89.3

Angelica Chavez-Duckworth grew up wanting to be a mother. As a child with a tiny baby doll always on hand, she says her early maternal instincts earned her the nickname “Little Mother.” Now 26, and acutely aware of the worsening climate crisis around her, Chavez-Duckworth isn’t sure she’ll ever be a mother. “As a child, … Read more

Australian elections: Where is climate change on the agenda? | Election News

Canberra, Australia – As southern Australia continues to recover from the devastation of the 2019-2020 ‘Black Summer’ bushfires, the cities of Queensland and New South Wales (NSW) have just experienced devastating flooding. Some cities have even seen ‘once in 100 years’ flooding occur twice in a few weeks. In Lismore, a city in NSW of … Read more

Protecting the nationality of Pacific Islanders when climate change hits

A new report, co-authored by Professor Scientia Jane McAdam AO, Director of UNSW’s Kaldor International Refugee Law Center, recommends steps to protect citizenship rights and to establish future legal relationships between Pacific Islanders and their homes. The Future of Nationality in the Pacific: Preventing Statelessness and National Loss in the Context of Climate Change provides … Read more

Government documents used to prepare for climate change are kept secret after the trial of the Administrative Court of Appeal

Conflicts within the Coalition over climate policy have made it difficult for civil servants to give honest advice about preparing for worsening extreme weather such as floods and fires, according to sworn testimony of a senior bureaucrat. Key points: The government has withheld a number of “war game” climate scenarios from the public, claiming the … Read more

‘Climate Change’ Class Action Lawsuit

UN IPCC and related green activist groups; Federal, state, and local entities; university; foundation; non-profit groups; and many companies argue that the world will fall apart without policies designed to change America’s current energy system and economy. However, a green agenda designed to eradicate fossil fuels would inflict enormous economic damage on ordinary Americans and … Read more

Australian authorities to buy fisheries, citing climate crisis | Fish catching

The federal government will spend $20 million to buy fisheries in southeastern Australia in part because the climate crisis is affecting populations of some species, making current fishing levels unsustainable. The Australian Fisheries Management Authority will repurchase boat licenses in the southeast trawl fishery, which is the largest commonwealth-managed finfish fishery in Australia. It is … Read more

The climate change plan released by the Government today

At midday, the Government will reveal its plans to reduce New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. It is part of the country’s first emissions budget, which outlines the number of megatons of carbon dioxide equivalent that is allowed to be released over a given period of time. Climate Change Minister James … Read more

Turkey draws up long-term strategy to combat climate change

The Turkish government is working on a long-term climate change strategy and action plan that will help the country meet its targets under the Paris Agreement. With the signing of the agreement, Turkey’s efforts to combat climate change are gaining further momentum. In light of these developments, the government hopes to complete the work on … Read more