Originally published in newmatilda.com There’s half as much sea-ice as there was 30 years ago and the annual summer melt keeps smashing records. David Spratt on why Australian policy-makers should be paying attention. In the last few days something so dramatic has happened in the Arctic that it demands another look at Australia’s climate policies. On [...]
This must-read article by 350.org‘s Bill McKibben was originally published in Rolling Stone magazine. Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe – and that make clear who the real enemy is. If the pictures of those towering wildfires in Colorado haven’t convinced you, or the size of your AC bill this summer, here are some [...]
Friend of YCAN and photographer extraordinaire Rodney Dekker exhibits his work about the impacts climate change upon Bangladesh.
Obscura Gallery, 24 Oct – 18 Nov, First Floor, 285 Carlisle Street, East St Kilda
“When you stare out over the wave of Weather of Mass Destruction we are unleashing, who looks crazy – the protesters, or the people who have yet to join them?” Originally published in the UK Independent, by Johann Hari Thank God man-made global warming was proven to be a hoax. Just imagine what the world [...]
The last few weeks have seen an avalanche of climate science reports and it isn’t pretty. On current trends we are heading towards catastrophe within our own lifetimes. On Sunday a French scientist warned that 10% of the Arctic Ocean will be corrosively acidic by 2018, 50% by 2050 and 100% by 2100. This will [...]
The synthesis report from the March 2009 climate change conference has now been released. This is one of the most important publications since the release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report in 2007. Click here to download a copy. The message from the world’s climate scientists couldn’t be clearer. The [...]
The view from the USA – this excellent article, published in the LA Times, gives a fascinating perspective on climate change in Australia, one we don’t usually get from within this country. (Los Angeles Times / Brian Vander Brug) Reporting from The Murray-Darling Basin, Australia — Frank Eddy pulled off his dusty boots and slid [...]