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Matt Canavan suggested the cold means global warming isn’t real. We bust this and other climate myths – UNSW Newsroom

Senator Matt Canavan sent many eyeballs rolling yesterday when he tweeted photos of snowy scenes in regional New South Wales with a sardonic two-word caption: “climate change”. Canavan, a renowned opponent of climate action and proponent of the coal industry,…

Matt Canavan suggested the cold snap means global warming isn’t real. We bust this and 2 other climate myths – The Conversation AU

Senator Matt Canavan sent many eyeballs rolling yesterday when he tweeted photos of snowy scenes in regional New South Wales with a sardonic two-word caption: “climate change”. Canavan, a renowned opponent of climate action and proponent of the coal industry,…

Passing the acid test: New, low-pH system recycles more carbon into valuable products

(University of Sydney) An engineering researcher from the University of Sydney, in collaboration with a team at the University of Toronto, has developed an electrochemical system that coverts a greater amount of CO2 into valuable products, such as ethylene and ethanol. These are used in everyday materials, from plastic to Lycra.

An Australian inventor wants to stop global warming by electrifying everything – The Washington Post

AUSTINMER, Australia — During a TED talk, Australian inventor Saul Griffith wanted to show his audience how much a person’s individual choices can affect the planet. The person, in this case, was himself. About this series Climate Visionaries highlights brilliant…

Climate Change Modeling of “Degrowth” Scenarios – Reduction in GDP, Energy and Material Use – SciTechDaily

Well-being can be maintained in a degrowth transition. The first comprehensive comparison of ‘degrowth’ scenarios with established pathways to limit climate change highlights the risk of over-reliance on carbon dioxide removal, renewable energy, and energy efficiency to support continued global…

Archaeologists pinpoint population for the Greater Angkor region

(University of Oregon) Long-running archaeological research, boosted by airborne lidar sensing and machine-learning algorithms, finds that Cambodia’s Greater Angkor region was home to 700,000-900,000 people. The new estimate, made possible by a study designed at the University of Oregon, is the first for the entire 3,000-square-kilometer low-density region.

Fevers are plaguing the oceans — and climate change is making them worse – Nature.com

NEWS FEATURE 05 May 2021 Sudden marine heatwaves can devastate ecosystems, and scientists are scrambling to predict when they will strike. Giuliana Viglione Giuliana Viglione is a freelance journalist in Washington DC. Ten years ago, dead fish began washing ashore…

North Africa and Middle East Warning on heatwaves and extreme temperatures driven by global heating

A few years ago climate scientists announced that in coming decades Melbourne and Sydney will experience 50C days. Those temperatures are also coming to the Mediterranean with Middle East and North Africa temperatures in heatwaves up to 56 degress Celsius…