Sept. 20, 2021

Quick Climate Links: Teenager calls out HSBC Great Barrier Reef advert a blatant greenwash

Quick Climate Links: Teenager calls out HSBC Great Barrier Reef advert a blatant greenwash

Ava Shearer (pictured) features in a story from The Sydney Morning Herald: “Student claims HSBC’s Great Barrier Reef ad a ‘blatant greenwash’”;

Two stories from The Melbourne Age:

As Australia’s climate policy disappoints, hope is found in court”;

Climate pledges put world on ‘catastrophic pathway’ to hotter future, UN says”;

From France24: “Climate change could push 100 million into poverty by 2030, World Bank report says”;

Two stories from Inside Climate News:
Warming Trends: Shakespeare, Dogs and Climate Change on British TV; Less Crowded Hiking Trails; and Toilet Paper Flunks Out”;

The Rate of Global Warming During Next 25 Years Could Be Double What it Was in the Previous 50, a Renowned Climate Scientist Warns”;

Listen as Michael Mann talks about “Climate Crisis and Extreme Weather Events”;

From The Globe it’s: “Is this the beginning of the Category 6 hurricane?”;

And this website tells us: “Net Zero Festival: Michael E Mann confirmed as first keynote speaker, BusinessGreen”;

Here’s a chance to hear Michael Man speak: “Urgency & Agency in the Battle to Avert a Climate Crisis”;

And the ABC News asks the question: “The world is hungry for solar panels. Why did we stop making them?”;

Five stories from Medium:

Climate Action Planning at the Local Level”;

The tech bros are coming. How should climate activists deal with them?”;

Why Battery Storage Is Turbocharging Renewable Energy”;

We can’t just plant our way out of the climate crisis”;

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Bioenergy”;

And from the Australian Government: “Australia's making positive energy”;

The New Daily reports: “Amid a global pandemic, the climate emergency is well upon us”;

Here’s four stories from The Guardian:

“‘I don’t think many people know they exist’: how mistaken identity threatens the Baudin’s cockatoo”;

“‘Like nothing in my lifetime’: researchers race to unravel the mystery of Australia’s dying frogs”;

Facebook steps up fight against climate misinformation – but critics say effort falls short”;

Want to save the Earth? Then don’t buy that shiny new iPhone”;

And from Zurich: “Perfect storm: how climate change is making natural hazards worse”;

Four stories from Drilled News:

Jay Rosen and Nicholas Johnson on What the Media Can Do About Disinformation”;

Gulf Coast Oil Workers Are Building America’s Offshore Wind Industry”;

Climate Accountability Is a Solution—Why Isn’t It Treated Like One?”;

The Supreme Court’s Obscure Procedural Ruling in Baltimore’s Climate Case, Explained”;

From Euro News: “Europe's Mediterranean leaders pledge climate cooperation”;

And from the Museletter: “The Only Long-Range Solution to Climate Change”;

From the Sydney Environment Institute: “Introducing the Extraction Series: Discussing the Future of Australia’s Energy Sector”;

The Behavioural Scientist: ““Urgency and Agency”: Michael Mann on Conquering Climate Despair”;

On Yahoo News it’s: “Rolls-Royce's all-electric aircraft completes 15-minute maiden voyage”;

AP News tells readers: “As leaders reconvene at UN, climate and COVID top the list”;

You’ll have to pay for this, but for some it will be worth it: “Online One-Day Event:Creating a sustainable Future”;

From Inside Climate News: “Does Nature Have Rights? A Burgeoning Legal Movement Says Rivers, Forests and Wildlife Have Standing, Too”;

Two stories from Desmog:

Oil Industry Wages Major Lobbying Campaign to Kill Proposed Methane Fee”;

In the Louisiana Bayou, Dolphin Victims of Hurricane Ida Set the Stage for a Political Fight Over Coastal Restoration”;

And there are two stories from RenewEconomy:

Australian renewables hit record share of 59.8 per cent on main grid on Sunday”;

Morrison’s coal lump supplier, former advisor, appointed Australian OECD ambassador”;

Here’s the opening paragraphs to a story from the Financial Review that gives the gist of what its about - sadly you have to pay to read the whole story: “Banks are two-faced when it comes to climate action: Market Forces”.

Enjoy "Music for a Warming World".

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