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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 3 June 2016

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must see

World Resources Institute: Where Do We Go Now? A Map for Keeping Climate Action on Track After Paris | World Resources Institute

Climate and migration coalition: Syria and climate change: did the media get it right? 

United Nations Environment Program: New Report Shows World Heritage Icons at Risk from Climate Change 

Climate Change News: Seven signs a clean energy revolution is under way

EcoWatch: 7 Charts Show How Renewables Broke Records Globally in 2015 

Al Gore

The Conversation: Ten years on: how Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth made its mark

Australian Election

ABC: Vote Compass: Australians support return to carbon pricing

Guardian: How Greg Hunt and his department turned good news into an international scandal 

Renew Economy: Coalition’s great big climate hoax turns to outright denial 

Renew Economy: “Whatever happened to the old Malcolm Turnbull on climate change?” 

Renew Economy: Greens to out-do Labor, Coalition in community renewable energy policy 

Renew Economy: Labor seeks to thrust renewable energy onto centre stage 

Renew Economy: Is the Coalition talking up wind and solar, or talking them down? 

Renew Economy: IPA renews call to abolish ARENA. But does it know why? 

Renew Economy: Coalition’s transition plan: Build a new mega coal mine 

SBS: Comment: Why has climate change disappeared from the Australian election radar? 

Sustainability Report: IGCC outlines climate change policy priorities 

Sydney Morning Herald: 'Solar revolution': Labor climate plan warms up to renters, pensioners

Sydney Morning Herald: The issue troubling two-thirds of Australian voters 

United States of America election

LA Times: Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time. So why isn't it getting more play in the election? 

Washington Post: Donald Trump’s dangerous, nonsensical energy plan 

Economics

Grist: There are more jobs in renewable energy than in oil, gas, and coal combined 

Energy

Clean Energy Council: Clean Energy Australia Report

Clean Energy Council: New analysis: Momentum continues to build for Australian renewable energy sector 

Climate Change News: Energy ministers gather in San Francisco to reboot climate ‘moon-shot' 

Guardian: Four visionary renewable energy projects that could pay off for Australia 

Sydney Morning Herald: 'Delusional': NSW report banks on rising coal output and royalties out to 2056

Sydney Morning Herald: Australia 10th in global solar capacity as industry looks ahead to sunnier times

Think Progress: The Nuts And Bolts Behind How The World Will Deploy A Massive Amount of Clean Energy

Impacts

Climate Reality project: How Is Climate Change Impacting the Water Cycle? 

Climate Institute via Macro Business: Will your home be swept away by climate change?

Guardian: French minister warns of mass climate change migration if world doesn't act 

World Bank: High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy

Washington Policy: China is encouraging its citizens to eat less meat — and that could be a big win for the climate 

Politics and policy

Climate Change News: EU carbon price forecast inches up on reform plans

Irish Times: New minister for climate change has no time to waste 

The Mandarin: Next PM's strategic choices: climate change, disaster mitigation

World Bank: World Bank Group Sets New Course to Help Countries Meet Urgent Climate Challenges 

World Bank: When It Comes to Emissions, Sweden Has Its Cake and Eats It Too 

Marketing, communication and advocacy

Climate Reality Project: Telling the Story: Eight Great Infographics on Climate Change

Daily Planet: Here's an Online Climate Change Course You'll Actually Finish 

LA Times: The climate change documentary 'Time to Choose' is an urgent, hopeful plea 

Science Communication Media: What Scientists and Science Communicators Should Consider Before an Interview 

Opinion

Guardian: Australia’s censorship of Unesco climate report is like a Shakespearean tragedy

Science

EcoWatch: Scientists Confirm Fears About East Antarctica’s Biggest Glacier 

Quartz: Why is it so insanely hot in India right now? 

Other Climate Communication Publications

Responsibility Plus Bulletin (Edition 31 May 2016)

This Week in Climate Change (Edition 2 June 2016)

Previous editions of Weekend Reading in Climate Change (Edition 27 May 2016)

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 27 May 2016

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must see

New York Times: What Are Donald Trump’s Views on Climate Change? Some Clues Emerge 

Al Gore

EcoWatch: 5 Huge Climate Success Stories 10 Years After the Release of Al Gore's ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ 

Triple Pundit: My Inconvenient Truth : The Ten Year Anniversary of Gore's Movie 

Hollywood Reporter: 'An Inconvenient Truth,' 10 Years Later: Al Gore, Jeff Skoll and More Dish in THR's Oral History 

TakePart: Five Moments of Climate Progress Since 'An Inconvenient Truth'

TakePart: Share Your Truth on the 10-Year Anniversary of An Inconvenient Truth 

TakePart: ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ Director Talks Climate and Change 10 Years After 

The Week: Al Gore almost didn't make An Inconvenient Truth 

Today (USA): Al Gore on 2016 campaign: ‘Sometimes I do a double take’ 

Wired: 10 Years After An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore May Actually Be Winning

Australian Election

Renew Economy: Hunt attacked from all sides on ‘safeguards mechanism’, digs deeper into denial 

The Conversation: Election 2016: do we need to re-establish a department of climate change? 

The Conversation: Without extra money, the Coalition's low-emissions roadmap is a trip to nowhere 

The Conversation: Election FactCheck: is Australia among the only major advanced economies where pollution levels are going up

Economics

GreenBiz: One way to sell a tax on carbon: Cut other taxes

Tech Crunch: The business case for fighting climate change

Energy

Sydney Morning Herald: 'It's the end of energy and transportation as we know it’ 

Impacts

Nothing this week.

Politics and policy

Think Progress: China’s New Dietary Guidelines Could Be Good News For The Climate 

The Conversation: CSIRO cuts: as redundancies are announced, the real cost is revealed

Marketing, communication and advocacy

Guardian: Portland schools ditch textbooks that question climate change

Opinion

Renew Economy: Why we must ‘think global, act local’ on climate change 

Renew Economy: How long to wean the world off fossil fuels? 

Science

Renew Economy: Only five years left before 1.5C carbon budget is blown 

Other Climate Communication Publications

Responsibility Plus Bulletin (Edition 17 May)

This Week in Climate Change (Edition 26 May)

Previous editions of Weekend Reading in Climate Change (Edition 20 May 2016)

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 20 May 2016

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must see

Climate Reality Project: An Inconvenient Truth Then and Now: What’s Changed for Our Climate Since 2006

E3G: The Paris Agreement Ambition Mechanism  

The Conversation: 2016 is likely to be the world's hottest year: here's why 

Al Gore

Nothing this week.

Great Barrier Reef

Guardian: Great Barrier Reef: devastating images tell story of coral colonies' destruction 

The Conversation: This election is our last chance to save the Great Barrier Reef 

CSIRO

Sydney Morning Herald: 'Thrown on the scrapheap': Global sea-level expert John Church made to walk the plank by CSIRO 

CSIRO: CSIRO buries its futures forecast in fossil fuel technologies

Sydney Morning Herald: 'Dismay': top NASA scientist appeals to CSIRO not to cut global climate efforts 

Australian Election

ABC: Curious Campaign: What are our leaders really thinking about climate change? 

ABC: NSW Government to make it easier for farmers to clear land 

ABC PM: Govt may meet greenhouse reduction target, but only because it is low: Frank Jotzo 

Fifth Estate: Boffins in a spin over Direct Action efficacy

Guardian: Greg Hunt commits to Direct Inaction to preserve carbon tax scare campaign

Labor Herald: Labor will position Australia to become a renewable energy superpower

Renew Economy: Graph of the Day: Tony and Malcolm’s solar report card 

Renew Economy: Malcolm Turnbull was right: Direct Action is a waste of money 

Renew Economy: Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions since 2000 have jumped 3 per cent 

Sydney Morning Herald: Election 2016: Major parties espouse need for climate truce, but find little common ground 

The Conversation: Direct Action not giving us bang for our buck on climate change 

US Election

Grist: Trump wants to start from scratch on the Paris climate deal 

Guardian: Trump won't be able to derail Paris climate deal, says senior US official 

Economics

GreenBiz: One way to sell a tax on carbon: Cut other taxes 

Guardian: Climate change: Australia's big banks urged to reject new loans for coal projects

Energy

Clean Energy Council: New battery storage guidelines provide confidence for consumers 

Newcastle Herald: Communities must plan for energy changes now 

Renew Economy: Energy market is telling Queensland government to wake up 

Reuters: China pushes for mandatory integration of renewable power 

Impacts

Carbon Brief: Interactive: What will 2C and 4C of warming mean for sea level rise? 

Carbon Brief: Guest Post: What does the Paris Agreement mean for the oceans? 

Climate Reality: How Is Climate Change Impacting the Water Cycle? 

FT: Australia analyses calamitous cost of climate change on property

Fusion: Meet the Climate Change Refugees Who Are Giving Us a Scary Glimpse of the Future

Guardian: The global air pollution 'blindspot' affecting 1 billion people 

Reuters: Climate changes mean Canada to spend more on disasters - insurers

Think Progress: Climate Change Is Going To Hurt Us In A Lot Of Weird Ways 

Vox: Climate change will reshape our national parks. Here's how they'll adapt

Politics and policy

Business Green: Ontario reveals sweeping $7bn climate change plan 

Climate Change News: Brazil must review its climate pledge on new data

Guardian: The Guardian view on the (UK) Green party: narrow the focus, win the argument

Reuters: Governments seek rules for Paris climate deal; temperatures soar Governments seek rules for Paris climate deal; temperatures soar

Marketing, communication and advocacy

Washington Post: The vicious cycle that makes people afraid to talk about climate change

Opinion

Nothing this week.

Science

Sydney Morning Herald: When should we worry about climate change? 

Other Climate Communication Publications

Responsibility Plus Bulletin (Edition 17 May)

This Week in Climate Change (Edition 19 May)

Previous editions of Weekend Reading in Climate Change (Edition 13 May 2016)

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 13 May 2016

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must see

The Conversation: How Scared or Hopeful Should We Be in a Warming World? 

Washington Post: This scientist just changed how we think about climate change with one GIF 

Great Barrier Reef

ABC: More corals die in northern Great Barrier Reef 

ABC: Next term of government will seal Great Barrier Reef's fate, report warns 

Guardian: Great Barrier Reef: tourism operators urge Australian government to tackle climate change 

Al Gore

Nothing this week.

Australian Election

Climate Change News: Climate change lurks as Turnbull bids to extend Australia mandate

Renew Economy: Labor cites climate, solar and storage in budget reply, reopens door for ARENA funding 

Renew Economy: Election off to bad start, but Sex Party supports clean energy 

Guardian: Malcolm Turnbull: Labor's climate targets will destroy Australia's bargaining power 

The Conversation: Carbon taxes, emissions trading and electricity prices: making sense of the scare campaigns

Other Climate Communication Publications

Responsibility Plus Bulletin (Edition 10 May)

This Week in Climate Change (Edition 12 May)

Previous editions of Weekend Reading in Climate Change (Edition 6 May 2016)

Economics

Triple Pundit: How Technology is Fighting Climate Change 

Energy

Climate Institute: "Heroic" assumptions in new government Energetics report

Climate Institute: A Switch in Time

Renew Economy: Queensland releases issues paper for 50% renewables target 

Impacts

CNN: Canada fires look like climate change 

EcoNews: City flooding, rainfall extremes to rise as climate changes 

Grist: Climate change is already disrupting societies. A new study doesn’t let us forget it

Guardian: Obama administration warns of ‘climate refugees’ due to rapid Arctic warming 

Guardian: Australia quietly adds 49 species to threatened and endangered lists 

Guardian: Air pollution: how does it affect you

World Resources Institute: WRI Says New EPA Methane Standards Will Encourage Industry To Put in Place Low-Cost Safeguards

Politics and policy

Climate Change News: UN climate officials release negotiation plan through 2018 

Guardian: Greg Hunt: no definite link between coal from Adani mine and climate change 

Friends of the Earth: Letter to Australian Prime Minister on charitable status of environmental organisations

New York Times: New York Plans to Make Fighting Climate Change Good Business

Scientific American: Hillary Clinton’s Plan to Combat Climate Change 

Sydney Morning Herald: CSIRO chief Larry Marshall's reappointment agreed by Turnbull government but not made public

Union of Concerned Scientists USA: US Must Do More to Meet Paris Climate Change Commitments

United Nations: At climate summit in Washington, UN officials call to take action ‘to the next level’ 

Vox: Rich countries have pledged billions in climate aid. Why has progress been so slow? 

Marketing, communication and advocacy

Canberra Times: Four climate myths busted 

PSY Post: Psychological link found between climate change denial and belief in free market economics

Think Progress: Scientists May Have Found The Key To Motivating People To Act On Climate Change 

Opinion

Guardian: Elon Musk: 'We need a revolt against the fossil fuel industry’ 

Science

Carbon Brief: Scientists compare climate change impacts at 1.5C and 2C 

Huffington Post: 'Unusually' Thin And Fractured Arctic Ice Hints At Yet Another Record Melt 

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 6 May 2016

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must see

Guardian: The story behind Prince’s low-profile generosity to green causes

Grist: Future President Trump has some thoughts on climate change 

The Conversation: Great Barrier Reef bleaching is just one symptom of ecosystem collapse across Australia

The Conversation: Environmental score card shows Australia is once again in decline 

Wall Street Journal: Indonesia Bans New Palm Oil and Mining Operations 

Great Barrier Reef

Australian Conservation Foundation: Our court case to protect the Reef 

Climate Centre: Climate Change is ‘Devastating’ The Great Barrier Reef 

Guardian: Money trumpeted in budget for Great Barrier Reef previously announced 

Guardian: Great Barrier Reef: Greens call for new tax on mining to pay for damage 

James Cook University: Great Barrier Reef risks losing tolerance to bleaching events

Sydney Morning Herald: 'Very high mortality' for corals in far north Great Barrier Reef 

The Conversation: Great Barrier Reef bleaching would be almost impossible without climate change

Al Gore

Guardian: Paris agreement is a strong signal that 'we will solve climate crisis', Al Gore says 

Nothing Quartz: Al Gore is hugely optimistic when it comes to one thing about climate changeweek

Special: Labor Climate Change Action Plan

Guardian: Labor policy could increase power prices by 8% to 25%, says Coalition-linked economist 

New Matilda: Labor’s Climate Policy Is Politically Sound But Falls Short On The Real Test 

Renew Economy: Australia heads back to bottom of barrel on climate, clean energy 

Washington Post: UN chief names choices for top UN environments posts

Other Climate Communication Publications

Responsibility Plus Bulletin (Edition 4 May)

This Week in Climate Change (Edition 5 May)

Economics

Renew Economy: True cost of Direct Action? $90/tonne to increase emissions

Sustainability Report: Experts weigh implications of Labor's ETS proposal

The Conversation: PolicyCheck: Labor's phased emissions trading scheme

Energy

Clean Energy Council: RET must be boosted and extended beyond 2020, says CEC 

Friends of the Earth via Renew Economy: SA nuclear Royal Commission is a snow job   

Grist: Why China (really) is losing its appetite for coal 

Renew Economy: AGL: Energy transition can happen “almost overnight” 

The Conversation: Phasing out fossil fuels for renewables may not be a straightforward swap

Impacts

Huffington Post: Climate Change Might Be Causing Massive Canadian Wildfires, Experts Say 

Sydney Morning Herald: How well is your super fund managing climate risk?

Politics and policy

Canberra Times: 'Bombshell': Just one-sixth of rural land-clearing tracked in NSW, ANU's Philip Gibbons says

Guardian: Labor policy could increase power prices by 8% to 25%, says Coalition-linked economist 

Guardian: Climate policy uncertainty could cost as much as 1% of GDP, report finds 

New Matilda: Labor’s Climate Policy Is Politically Sound But Falls Short On The Real Test 

Renew Economy: Australia heads back to bottom of barrel on climate, clean energy 

Washington Post: UN chief names choices for top UN environments posts

Marketing, communication and advocacy

Nothing this week.

Opinion

Guardian: Climate change is corroding our values, says Naomi Klein 

Read Write: Can the Internet of Things turn back climate change? 

Science

Civil Beat: Scientists Model Future Of Oceans In A Changed Climate, And It’s Not Pretty 

Grist: Earth is getting greener. Here’s why that’s a problem 

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 29 April 2016

 

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must see

Climate Central: Flirting with the 1.5°C Threshold 

Signing Ceremony

ABC: PNG asks Australia to stop coal mining, as Paris Agreement signed

Guardian: Australia's solemn climate promise much more than a signing ceremony (note, this was filed before the Labor Party’s climate change policy)

The Conversation: The Paris Agreement signing ceremony at a glance 

Great Barrier Reef

EcoWatch: Scientists Confirm: 93% of Great Barrier Reef Now Bleached

Guardian: Mourning Loomis Reef - the heart of the Great Barrier Reef's coral bleaching disaster

The Conversation: David Attenborough says the Great Barrier Reef is in 'grave danger' – it's time to step up

The Conversation: Great Barrier Reef bleaching stats are bad enough without media misreporting 

Washington Post: ‘And then we wept': Scientists say 93 percent of the Great Barrier Reef now bleached

Al Gore

Nothing this week

Other Climate Communication Publications

Responsibility Plus Bulletin (Next out Monday 2 May 2016)

This Week in Climate Change (Next out 28 April 2016)

Economics

Climate Change News: Saudi Arabia set to reveal vision for post-oil future

Climate Reality Project: The Truth About Climate Action and the Economy

Energy

Canberra Times: Canberra at the centre of a renewable energy superpower

Climate Change News: Solar is now cheaper than coal, says India energy minister

Planet Experts: The Dramatic, Unexpected, but Welcome Fall of Coal

Renew Economy: 100% renewables might be fantasy, but it’s what Australia is signing up for

Impacts

ABC: Climate change and our evolving sexual patterns 

Politics and policy

Clean Technica: Australian Coal Export Plans Will Erase Few Benefits Of Country’s Weak Paris Target

Renew Economy: Pollie Watch: Turnbull surrounded as Nash questions climate science 

Sydney Morning Herald: CSIRO eyes alternative plan to climate job cuts as Chairman Thodey faces inquiry

Renew Economy: Turnbull’s evolving climate strategy: When less is more 

The Conversation: New climate science centre doesn't make up for CSIRO cuts: experts

Marketing, communication and advocacy

Nothing this week.

Opinion

Huffington Post: Game on, climate change! This Earth Day, be confident 

Science

The Age: Global warming changing tilt of Earth's spin axis 

Time: Christiana Figures - Force for nature 

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 22 April 2016

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must see

ABC: Australia 'the most outstanding rogue nation' on climate change: Bill McKibben 

ABC: Climate change has dropped off the political radar (and this is a big problem) 

Grist: Extreme heat? Check. Ice loss? Check. Any other records we can shatter? 

Renew Economy: Turnbull’s Jekyll and Hyde climate and clean energy policy 

Renew Economy: Australia’s energy system is outdated and a shambles. It needs a reboot 

The Conversation: Ideas for Australia: A six-point plan for getting climate policy back on track 

The Conversation: Ideas for Australia: Let's retire the idea that Australia 'depends' on digging up coal and other resources 

The Conversation: Australia's carbon emissions and electricity demand are growing: here's why 

Signing Ceremony

Climate Change News: Dalai Lama, Archbishop Tutu sign interfaith climate statement 

Climate Works (Australia): The road from Paris to a low carbon future 

Climate Institute (Australia): Signing the Paris Agreement means Australia must take real action at home

EcoWatch: Interactive Map Sheds Light on Potential Impact of Paris Climate Agreement 

GreenBiz: The 5 biggest shifts since the Paris climate talks 

New Matilda: Greenpeace: Australia's Carbon Exports Are Killing The Reef

The Conversation: Signing the Paris Climate Agreement is easy – what comes next for Australia will be hard 

The Independent: We have killed the Great Barrier Reef 

United Nations: Paris Signing Marks Critical Next Step to Sustainable Future Climate and Sustainability 

World Bank: Carbon Pricing: Building on the Momentum of the Paris Agreement 

Great Barrier Reef

Climate Council: Climate change is destroying our reefs. We must phase out coal 

Environmental Justice Australia via the Guardian: Coral vs Coal: if Greg Hunt faces the truth he can save the Great Barrier Reef  

Huffington Post: The Great Barrier Reef Is Screwed If Climate Change Continues 

Science: Climate change disables coral bleaching protection on the Great Barrier Reef

Scientific American: Coral Crisis: Great Barrier Reef Bleaching Is "The Worst We've Ever Seen” 

Sydney Morning Herald: Is this the end of the Great Barrier Reef? 

Al Gore

Quartz: Al Gore is hugely optimistic when it comes to one thing about climate change 

Other Climate Communication Publications

Responsibility Plus Bulletin

This Week in Climate Change

Economics

HBR: The Data Says Climate Change Could Cost Investors Trillions 

Renew Economy: The tax that shall not be named 

Renew Economy: South Australia: the frontier state for transforming an industrial economy

Tech Insider: One dramatic chart shows why electric cars are about to become mainstream 

Energy

Business Green: Modelling shows move to 100 per cent renewable energy would save Australia money 

Clean Energy Finance Corporation: What we do - Clean Energy Finance Corporation 

Quartz: How Narendra Modi is getting India to save on electricity 

Renew Economy: New report shows 100% renewable by 2030 can save Australia money 

The Conversation: One day we won't need a Renewable Energy Target, because we'll have good climate policy 

World Economic Forum: 4 charts that show the rise of renewables 

Impacts

Climate Group: US states not well prepared for future climate change threats, study finds 

New Matilda: "The Sea Walls Are Out In The Sea": World's First Climate Refugees Ask For Australia's Help

Outside Online: Climate Change Is Melting Everest 

US News: Sustainability 101: Your Guide to Traveling Responsibly

Politics and policy

Climate Group: How Adelaide in South Australia is going carbon neutral with the help of LED street lights

New York Times: Liberal Biases, Too, May Block Progress on Climate Change 

The Nation:  Can Markets Solve Climate Change? This Democratic Socialist (Bernie Sanders)  Thinks So. 

Marketing, communication and advocacy

Nothing this week.

Opinion

e360 Yale: For James Hansen, the Science Demands Activism on Climate by Katherine Bagley: Yale Environment 360

Paul Gilding: Don’t be Fossil Fooled – It’s Time to Say Goodbye 

The Conversation: US firms knew about global warming in 1968 – what about Australia? 

Science

Guardian: Study: Humans have caused all the global warming since 1950

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 15 April 2016

 

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must see

United Nations: April 22 Paris Agreement Signing in New York - Update to Event, Guide to Subsequent Ratification

Great Barrier Reef

Guardian: Great Barrier Reef: new chapter opens in the fight to save natural wonder from mining 

Guardian: Greg Hunt rebuked by film-maker after Great Barrier Reef verdict 

Guardian: Mass coral bleaching now affecting half of Australia's Great Barrier Reef 

New York Times: Climate-Related Death of Coral Around World Alarms Scientists 

Al Gore

Business Insider: Neil deGrasse Tyson and Al Gore on the future of our planet — and everything else 

Buzzed: Attorneys General Will Investigate Energy Firms For Climate Deception this week

Harvard Gazette: Gore sees progress on climate change

Huffington Post: Al Gore calls for fossil fuel divestment at Harvard

Climate Communication

Responsibility Plus Bulletin

This Week in Climate Change

Economics

Climate Reality: The Truth About Climate Action and the Economy

Climate Group: Doubling todayâs share of renewables will create 24 million jobs, boost GDP by $1.3 trillion and save 4 million lives a year 

World Resources Institute: Putting a Price on Carbon: Ensuring Equity 

Energy

IRENA: 2015 Sets Record for Renewable Energy, New IRENA Data Shows 

Grist: This chart shows the United States’ mind-blowing clean energy potential 

Guardian: The death of US coal: industry on a steep decline as cheap natural gas rises 

Northern Daily Leader: Wind farm go-ahead: $400m project near Glen Innes to create 200 jobs 

One step off the grid: Calculating the return on investment of my Tesla Powerwall battery storage 

Renew Economy: Nothing accidental about South Australia’s shift to clean energy

Renew Economy: Australia could be world leader in solar-powered electric vehicles 

Vox: There are still 1,500 new coal plants being planned worldwide — enough to cook the planet 

Impacts

ABC: Impact of climate change on daily diet means more kangaroo, less beef: research 

Business Green: 57 tube stations at high risk of flooding, says London Underground report 

Climate Reality Project: Not a pretty picture: Climate Change and health in four infographics

Guardian: Drought-stricken California looks to Australia for tips on recycling water 

Renew Economy: The Coalition’s hidden carbon tax

Union of Concerned Scientists: Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate

Politics and policy

Grist: Clinton and climate activists have some real disagreements over fossil fuels 

Guardian: Report highlights environmental dangers of leaving EU 

Reuters: Political storm clouds outlook for Brazil's climate change plan 

Sydney Morning Herald: If the CSIRO won't do research for the public good, who will? 

The Conversation: CSIRO must ensure climate science is maintained 

Washington Post: Obama’s rapid move to join the Paris climate agreement could tie up the next president

Marketing, communication and advocacy

Nothing this week.

Opinion

Nothing this week.

Science

Grist: The planet is a big, wobbly top — and melting ice is changing how it spins 

Scientific American: Should the World Ditch the 2-Degree Celsius Target? 

Shaping Tomorrow’s World: Consensus On Consensus 

The Conversation: Burning fossil fuels is responsible for most sea-level rise since 1970

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 7 April 2016

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must see

Beyond Zero Emissions: Australia as a renewable energy superpower – the business case for zero emissions transition

Bloomberg: China Wants to Power the World

New York Times: A Renewable Energy Boom

Renew Economy: Malcolm Turnbull has been our hottest PM. And that’s not OK 

Sydney Morning Herald: Tony Abbott's harmful legacy lives on in climate silence

United Nations: United Nations and climate change

Al Gore

Nothing this week.

Climate Communication

Responsibility Plus Bulletin

This Week in Climate Change

Economics

ABC: World to face recession if climate change ignored: John Hewson 

Climate Change News: 21 countries show how to grow GDP while cutting emissions

Energy

See the stories about the Tesla Model 3 car launch in Responsibility Plus Bulletin

Huffington Post: Clean Energy Is Worth Trillions, John Kerry Says 

New York Times: China’s Carbon Emissions May Have Peaked, but It’s Hazy 

Impacts

Huffington Post: Even Saudi Arabia Is Preparing For The End Of Oil

Huffington Post: Climate Change Will Make Us Sicker And Make Our Food Less Nutritious 

New York Times: NASA Is Facing a Climate Change Countdown

Politics and policy

Age: No 'science for science sake': emails show CSIRO plans to abolish climate research 

Bloomberg: Sorry, Republicans: Ending Obama's Climate Rules Is Harder Than It Looks 

EcoWatch: This Country Isn't Just Carbon Neutral ... It's Carbon Negative

GreenBiz: Berkeley's journey from revolution to resilience 

Guardian: Greg Hunt's claim of 'peak emissions' attacked by climate experts

One step off the grid: Thousands of Canberra homes to receive subsidised battery storage 

Renew Economy: Canberra and Adelaide leading world in climate disclosure, action 

Marketing, communication and advocacy

Buzzfeed: The Government Needed 22 Focus Groups To Create The Green Army Ad Campaign

Sydney Morning Herald: More than half of NSW sees coal and GSC negatively: poll 

Opinion

Reuters: Half of natural World Heritage sites at risk from industry

Science

The Conversation: Veggie is the most low-carbon diet, right? Well, it depends where you live

Christian Science Monitor: How are birds coping as climate change turns up the heat? It's complicated. 

Vox: An unprecedented disaster is unfolding in the Great Barrier Reef

NASA: A NASA first: Computer model links glaciers, global sea level 

New York Times: Global Warming Gives Science Behind Nuclear Winter a New Purpose 

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 1 April 2016

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must see

Grist: Scotland closes its last coal-fired power plant 

New York Times: Wall Street’s Retreat From King Coal

Independent Australia: The crazy saga of the great CSIRO sell-off 

The Nation: Global Warming’s Terrifying New Chemistry 

The Nation: How Do You Decide to Have a Baby When Climate Change Is Remaking Life on Earth? 

Renew Economy: Five things we learned about Malcolm’s attempts not to be Tony 

Al Gore

Nothing this week.

Climate Communication

Responsibility Plus Bulletin

This Week in Climate Change

Economics

Sustainable Brands: How the World’s Most Wasteful Country Is Leading the Shift to a Circular Economy

Energy

GreenBiz: The new clean energy powers: Europe slides, developing nations surge 

Grist: 9 figures to help you understand the state of renewable energy

Renew Economy: Rooftop solar could provide nearly half of US electricity demand 

The Conversation: FactCheck Q&A: is Australia the world leader in household solar power? 

Vox: Wind and solar are growing at a stunning pace (just not enough to stop climate change) 

Impacts

Climate Reality: Striking NASA Selfies Show the Earth Is Changing

The Conversation: Will global warming make you fat? 

Politics and policy

Guardian: The good, the bad and the shell game – what Turnbull's clean energy shift means 

Guardian: Climate change may be a burning issue – but election campaign tells another story 

The Conversation: Turnbull's renewable fund could drive much-needed investment, but… 

Marketing, communication and advocacy

Nothing this week.

Opinion

The Conversation: Times demand a Sustainable Development Commission to replace the Productivity Commission

Science

ABC-TV - 7.30 Report: Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching at 95 per cent in northern section, aerial survey reveals 

Guardian: New survey finds a growing climate consensus among meteorologists 

The Conversation: What does the science really say about sea-level rise? 

The Conversation: Farming in 2050: storing carbon could help meet Australia's climate goals 

The Conversation: Mass extinctions and climate change: why the speed of rising greenhouse gases matters

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 25 March 2016

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must see

Climate Change News: Paris Agreement first 100 days: what's changed?

The Hill: Trudeau: Climate change is an 'incredible opportunity' for Canada 

World Resources Institute: 5 Questions: What Does China’s New Five-Year Plan Mean for Climate Action?

Climate Central (Via Renew Economy): How the world has changed since Paris climate pact 

Al Gore

Reuters: Al Gore urges world leaders to sign Paris climate deal 

Climate Communication

Responsibility Plus Bulletin

This Week in Climate Change

Economics

Bloomberg (via Sydney Morning Herald): Economists are out of touch with climate change

Energy

Vox: Big solar is heading for boom times in the US 

Climate Group: Energy transition key to delivering China’s climate targets 

Sydney Morning Herald: Report: NSW reliant on non-renewable energy 

Impacts

Guardian: Sea-level rises: why flooding is the next big business risk 

Guardian: Wine-lovers raise their glasses to climate change – but there may be a hangover 

New York Times: Rising Sea Levels May Disrupt Lives of Millions, Study Says 

The Conversation: Rise and fall: social collapse linked to sea level in the Pacific 

Think Progress: Hottest Winter On Record By Far Drives Devastating Weather Disasters Globally 

Politics and policy

Carbon Brief: Budget 2016: key climate and energy announcements

Climate Reality project: Three Reasons Why the US-Canada Methane Commitment Matters

Yes 2 Renewables: City of Melbourne leads with renewable energy ambition 

Marketing, communication and advocacy

New York Times: Environmental Activists Take to Local Protests for Global Results 

Opinion

Medium: Climate Change: passing a political tipping point? 

Renew Economy: What will shake Malcolm Turnbull from his climate coma? 

Science

Climate Institute: Some big thorns but a small rose or two in data, trends and plans from Australia, China and the world

Climate Change News: 2016 on course to be hottest on record, says US climate agency

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 11 March 2016

 

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

International Womens’ Day

Climate Council: 20 climate champions, who also happen to be women 

Huffington Post: How Young Feminists are Tackling Climate Justice in 2016

Must read

Atlantic: What's the Answer to Climate Change? 

ABC Radio National - Breakfast: Environmental activist and science broadcaster Dr David Suzuki

Guardian: Did global warming really slowdown? Have a large injection of nuance and a side-order of abuse. 

Economics

Nothing this week.

Energy

Nothing this week.

Impacts

Big Data Earth: The Warming Trend across Australia in 2100

Doctors for the Environment Australia via Renew Economy: Government somnolence on climate change health costs

Politics and policy

Grist: Here are the countries that are the best — and worst — at protecting the environment 

Guardian: CSIRO's global reputation 'trashed' and new science body needed, Senate told 

Sydney Morning Herald: No evidence of 'vigilante' green groups as government crackdown falls silent 

Sydney Morning Herald: CSIRO looks to Britain to outsource climate research 

Sustainable Brands: Canada Accepting Public Comments on Draft Sustainable Development Strategy 

Marketing, communication and advocacy

Climate Communication: Responsibility Plus Bulletin (Due Thursday evening AUS time)

Climate Communication: This Week in Climate Change 

Opinion

New York Times: Too Soon Gone - Gary Braasch, Visual Chronicler of Climate Change 

Science

Climate Reality Project: 2015 Crushed Global Heat Records: Three Things You Should Know 

Sydney Morning Herald: 'Godfather of coral' warns of Great Barrier Reef 'mass extinction’ 

The Conversation: Australia's coal mines are pouring methane gas into the atmosphere 

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 4 March 2016

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must read

Guardian: Nike chairman gives $400m to Stanford program to solve 'global challenges’ 

New York Times: Scientists Protest Cuts and Commercialization at Australian Climate Centre 

New York Times (Paul Krugman): Planet on the Ballot 

Economics

Nothing this week.

Energy

Bloomberg: Here’s How Electric Cars Will Cause the Next Oil Crisis 

New York Times: Bill Gates’s Clean-Energy Moon Shot 

Guardian: Half the price in half the time: solar storage innovation harnesses new energy frontier 

Mashable: Disney's solar farm looks like Mickey Mouse because of course it does

Renew Economy: “Base load” power: a myth used to defend the fossil fuel industry 

New York Times: A Look Behind the Headlines on China's Coal Trends 

Impacts

Time: Why We're Not Prepared for The Coming Decades of Sea Level Rise 

Toronto Star: Climate change is wreaking havoc on our mental health, experts say 

Politics and policy

Climate Change News: Who's in line to be the next UN climate change chief?

Guardian: Time to examine the fossil fuel industry's relationship with Queensland's government

Huffington Post: New York Sets a New Standard for Clean Energy, Climate Leadership 

Reuters: Democratic Party slams GOP candidates on climate change 

Marketing, communication and advocacy

Climate Communication: Responsibility Plus Bulletin 

Guardian: Top lobbying group in historic green energy U-turn 

Opinion

Nothing this week.

Science

Bureau of Meteorology: Climate and Water Outlook, March–May 2016 

The Conversation: Six burning questions for climate science to answer post-Paris 

Washington Post: Scientists are floored by what’s happening in the Arctic right now 

Vox: The decisions we make about climate change today will reverberate for millennia. No pressure

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 26 February 2016

 

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must read

Sydney Morning Herald: 'We need a miracle': Bill Gates Q&A on climate change 

Climate Progress: No Bill Gates, We Don’t Need ‘Energy Miracles’ To Solve Climate Change

Issue: CSIRO cuts

Climate Council: Flying Blind: Navigating Climate Change Without CSIRO 

Guardian: CSIRO climate cuts will breach Paris agreement and cost economy – report 

Saturday Paper: Backlash against CSIRO’s ‘cowboy’ chief Larry Marshall 

Sydney Morning Herald: CSIRO planning to pare back, share climate job cuts

The Conversation: CSIRO climate cuts will trash a decade of hard work with the Bureau of Meteorology and universities 

Economics

Nothing this week.

Energy

Renew Economy: Interview: Origin’s Grant King on big solar, small solar, plunging fossil fuels 

Conversation: Energy star ratings for homes? Good idea, but it needs some real estate flair 

Impacts

Renew Economy: Failure to include health risks grossly distorts true costs of climate change 

Politics and policy

Accuweather: Election 2016: Where does each candidate stand on climate change? 

Climate Institute: Australian Infrastructure Plan first steps on climate welcome, but more needed

New York Times: Next Supreme Court Justice Will Be Crucial to Climate Change 

Reuters: U.S. will sign Paris Agreement and stick to it - Stern 

Marketing and communication

Climate Communication: Responsibility Plus Bulletin

GreenQueen: Five Must-See Climate Change Documentaries 

Washington Post: Science confirms it: Denial of climate change is all about the politics 

Opinion

Rolling Stone: Inside Leonardo DiCaprio's Crusade to Save the World 

Grist: Want to fight climate change? Here are the 7 critical life changes you should make 

Sustainable Brands: 'Peak Stuff': Why IKEA Is Shifting Towards New Business Models

Science

Nothing this week.

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 19 February 2016

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A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must read

Nothing this week.

Economics

Parliament of Australia: Terms of Reference - Carbon risk assessment inquiry

Energy

ABC Radio National - Life Matters: Powering up beyond the grid

Clean Energy Council: Renewable energy industry energised for a better year in 2016 

Climate Reality Project: Follow the Leader: How 11 Countries Are Shifting to Renewable Energy

Guardian: Have we reached the tipping point for investing in renewable energy? 

Newcastle Herald: The Hunter’s coal story may be ending 

NPR: Morocco Unveils A Massive Solar Power Plant In The Sahara 

One Step Off The Grid: Victorian network signs up to help rural community go 100% renewable 

Renew Economy: Why the Renewable Energy Target won’t be met in 2018

Renew Economy: It’s time to shine for 24-hour solar power

Sydney Morning Herald: A few positive words from the PM needed to move Australia's pile of stalled wind farms

Impacts

Nothing this week

Politics and policy

Australian Conservation Foundation (via SBS): Comment: One year in, what has the Palaszczuk government done for the environment? 

Christian Science Monitor: Climate change in the classroom: Why teachers are not making the grade 

Guardian: Europe's climate change goals 'need profound lifestyle changes’ 

Guardian: Australia's greenest city: Adelaide pulls ahead of Sydney and Melbourne 

Mashable: Here's where climate activists are setting their sights in 2016 

MSNBC: How Trump and company warmed to climate change 

Renew Economy: Energy industry needs to focus on consumers, it may need them 

Renew Economy: Poll finds majority would support party proposing solar on every rooftop 

Rolling Stone: The Koch Brothers' Dirty War on Solar Power 

Slate: What Scalia’s Death Might Mean for Climate Change 

Marketing and communication

Climate Communication: Responsibility Plus Bulletin

Opinion

Guardian: Why don't we treat climate change with the rigor we give to terror attacks? 

Fast Company: Bill Nye's Big Ideas To Combat Climate Change

The Conversation: CSIRO cuts: climate science really does need to shift its focus towards adaptation

Science

Economist: Rejuvenating reefs 

The Conversation: The best way to protect us from climate change? Save our ecosystems 

Washington Post: The solution to climate change that has nothing to do with cars or coal 

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 12 February 2016

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must read

New Matilda: The Nationals Need To Face Up To Climate Change, And Adani's Grim Reality

Live Mint: Adani group’s Australian mining troubles are far from over 

Economics

Nothing this week.

Energy

ABC 7.30 Report: Explained: The Tesla Powerwall and what it means for Australia's energy market

Clean Energy Council: Renewable industry energised for a better year in 2016 

EcoWatch: Countdown to Kickoff: The Solar-Powered Super Bowl 

Guardian: Australian town Huntlee could be first off-grid, but what about everyone else? 

Guardian: Tony Abbott's climate claims debunked: researcher dissects 2013 statement

One step off the grid: Why Australians hate their energy utilities more than most

One step off the grid: Sydney household becomes "mini power station" with solar + Powerwall + Grid Credits 

Renew Economy: Is India starting to waver on coal? 

Renew Economy: Telstra takes on energy utilities with home solar and storage plan 

Impacts

ABC Current Affairs: Climate change causing 'spike' in kitten numbers 

Outside Online: How Climate Change Is Making Mountaineering More Dangerous 

Time: How Climate Change Unfairly Burdens Poorer Countries 

Washington Post: How changing climates shape the fate of empires

Washington Times: Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions 

Politics and policy

Issue: What does the Paris climate agreement mean for the UK

Renew Economy: Victoria’s climate agenda: will Andrews Government deliver on its promise? 

The Conversation: Australia's emissions are climbing again, but it already has the policies to turn the tide 

VOA News: US Presidential Candidates Differ Widely on Climate Change 

Marketing and communication

Climate Communication: Responsibility Plus Bulletin

New York Times: What's Missing at the U.N. Climate Panel's Meeting on Climate Change Communication

Opinion

Bill Moyers: Naomi Klein: Climate Change "Not Just About Things Getting Hotter... It’s About Things Getting Meaner"

Science

Nothing this week.

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 5 February 2016

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net

Must read

Paul Krugman in New York Times: Wind, Sun and Fire 

Economics

GreenTechMedia: How to Finance a Trillion-Dollar Climate Change Opportunity 

Energy

ABC News: Four questions answered about falling oil prices and how they affect you

Climate Progress: By 2030, Renewables Will Be The World’s Primary Power Source 

The Conversation: Australia’s energy productivity plan promises more bang for our buck, but lacks commitment

Guardian: We’re drowning in cheap oil – yet still taxpayers prop up this toxic industry 

Renew Economy: Garnaut – time to write down value of power grids 

Think Progress: Why The Renewables Revolution Is Now Unstoppable 

Impacts

Washington Post: The staggering economic cost of air pollution 

Politics and policy

ABC religion and ethics: Should the Polluter Pay? Historical Responsibility, Reparative Justice and Climate Change

Marketing and communication

Climate Communication: Responsibility Plus Bulletin

Opinion

Nothing this week.

Science

ABC The Drum: Global heating and the dilemma of climate scientists 

The Conversation: The weather bureau might be underestimating Australian warming: here's why 

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 22 January 2015 (posted 25 January 2016)

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net 

Must read

New York Times: Cancer and Climate Change

Rolling Stone: Will the Paris Climate Deal Save the World?

Economics

World Bank: Climate change is a threat – and an opportunity – for the private sector

World Economic Forum: More Walls, More Warming, Less Water: A World at Risk in 2016

Energy

Beyond Zero Emissions: Prof Martin Green UNSW and Dr Scott Watkins talk record efficiency solar

Climate Reality: Ask an Expert: How Can We Build a Clean Energy Future

Gizmodo: We Could Have This Amazing Solar Power Station In Australia 

Money Morning: Oil is Dead and Renewable Energy is Killing It 

Impacts

Motherboard on Vice: The Nations Most Likely to Survive Climate Change, Mapped 

Politics and policy

Guardian: Outgoing chief scientist Ian Chubb says tougher greenhouse gas targets inevitable 

Scientific American: 6 Steps the Obama Administration Can Take in 2016 to Cement Its Climate Legacy

Marketing and communication

Climate Communication: Responsibility Plus Bulletin #063

Mashable: Woman cycles across Southern Hemisphere to collect 1,001 climate change stories

Opinion

Al Gore on Bill Maher: Bill Maher slams “bloodthirsty” GOP: “The party of impotent white rage is also the party of concealed carry and stand your ground” and the full interview on YouTube (audio only)

David Suzuki: We are the world; we must act on that understanding 

Science

Grist: We’ve finally figured out how climate change will benefit future generations 

Union of Concerned Scientists: Infographic: Extreme Weather and Climate Change 

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 15 January 2015

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net 

Economics

Guardian: UK-wide carbon tax would have 'little impact' on consumers, study finds

Energy

We Mean Business : India to save up to $6 billion from LED lighting upgrade

Guardian: Australia's answer to Tesla: Indigenous firm AllGrid shines in solar battery industry 

Impacts

Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley: Climate change is indeed a cause of social conflict

Financial Times: Climate change strongly linked to UK flooding 

Politics and policy

Climate Change News: Climate calendar: Key dates for your 2016 diary 

Fifth Estate: Alan Pears on creative climate policy paths

Friends of the Earth: Lasting Legacy: 9 Ways President Obama can take action on climate change 

Guardian: The five ethical stories that will define the next decade

World Resources Institute: 6 Steps the Obama Administration Can Take in 2016 to Cement its Climate Legacy

Marketing and communication

Climate Communication: Responsibility Plus Bulletin #061

Opinion

Business Green: The climate rhetoric gulf between Obama and Cameron has never been wider 

Washington Post: America has been duped on climate change 

Science

Andrew Winston: Obama's Last SOTU: Strong on Climate and Energy 

EcoWatch: Scientists Warn Climate Change Affecting Greenland Ice Sheet More Than Previously Thought

Huffington Post: NASA's Game-Changing Plan To Save Coral Reefs 

The Conversation: Australia’s climate in 2015: cool to start with a hot finish  

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Weekend Reading on Climate Change for 8 January 2016

A selection of great reading on climate change politics, policy, innovation and science from Climate Reality Leader Andrew Woodward. @climatecomm and www.climatecommunication.net 

Economics

Sydney Morning Herald: Peter Martin: Why we'll have to pay polluters to stop polluting 

Politics and policy

Australia Institute via the Canberra Times: Two waves sink Malcolm Turnbull’s rhetoric 

The Conversation: No climate policy is perfect: here's how to choose the best one 

The Conversation: Turning up the heat: how the diplomatic push for 1.5℃ unfolded in Paris 

Renew Economy: Australia has no credible policies to meets its emissions targets 

Sydney Morning Herald: What it was really like inside the negotiating room at Paris climate conference

Energy

Bloomberg: How an Australian Mining Town Became a Solar Power Trailblazer 

Energy Matters: Rooftop Solar Now Western Australia's "Biggest Power Station"

Gizmodo: Scotland Just Hit Australia's 2030 Renewable Energy Target In 2014 

Guardian: Australia's answer to Tesla: Indigenous firm AllGrid shines in solar battery industry 

Renew Economy: Ten big trends in solar, wind and storage to watch out for in 2016 

Renew Economy: Citi: Don’t expect clean coal to save the planet 

Tree Hugger: Ford investing $4.5 billion to bring electrification to 40% of its vehicles by 2020 

Impacts

Nothing this week.

Marketing and communication

Climate Central: The 8 Biggest Climate Storylines of the Year 

Climate Communication: Climate Change for Brands and Reputation - Responsibility Plus Bulletin #060 for 5 January 2016 

Climate Reality: Nine Celebrities Changing the Conversation on Climate Action

Huffington Post: The Essential Al Gore--Pithy Quotes From the COP21 Paris Climate Talks 

News Statesman: Why we fear terrorism more than climate change 

Renew Economy: Australia’s right wing media declares new war on wind and solar 

Sydney Morning Herald: Feeling the heat: Climate research body fights for survival 

Waging Non-Violence: Australia's powerful web of grassroots climate resistance 

Washington Post: Why the Paris agreement could be the beginning of the end for global warming denial 

Opinion

EcoWatch: 5 Reasons 2015 Was One of the Most Important Years in Decades 

Huffington Post: Top 10 Movers And Shakers In Sustainability 2015 

Think Progress: The Environmental Movement Awakens 

Science

The Atlantic: Can the Planet Be Saved? 

The Conversation: We've got a climate goal of 1.5 degrees – so how do we get there? 

Yale Climate Connections: After Paris accord, what next for IPCC reports?

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