In the past year, Australia was ranked dead last for its climate policy, with no current plan in place to work towards transitioning to renewable energy on a national level. No new policies have been announced to reach zero emissions by 2050, and each and every year we watch on as houses are burnt down and flooded, leaving Australians left with little hope for the future.
The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report has been released and well, things look even less optimistic than in the last edition. This is the sixth assessment of its kind by the IPCC, the results of which are momentous to our understanding of and response to climate change. Naturally, the reality of the most recent report is nothing less than confronting.
Whilst Europe endures a sweltering heatwave, Australia faces yet another drier than average winter. In conjunction to this, the World Meteorological Organisation and the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), have all concluded that the period of 2015-2019 is going to be the hottest consecutive five year period on record.
We live in a world where heatwaves and wildfires are common place, where an island is sinking in the pacific, where floods are normal, yet some people still deny the existence of climate change. How? I have no clue. … Climate change my mind
If you’re someone who hears the word ‘Amazon’ in 2018 and thinks of empowered female warriors freaking the crap out of Chris Pine with their fierceness, you’re going to be disappointed by this article. … Last call of the Amazon