“Currently, global fossil fuel consumption is contracting dramatically as electricity demand, road traffic, and aviation volumes fall as a result of the measures to mitigate coronavirus outbreaks. It seems almost certain that global CO2 emissions will fall this year due to the economic fallout of the virus. The disruption to supply chains, loss of sales and lost income for many workers will affect the economy in a profound way,” said Lauri Myllyvirta, lead analyst at CREA. … [Read more...] about Economic decline due to Covid-19 will not help govt’s tackle climate change
Australia system of water trading doesn’t always keep everyone happy though. Dairy Farmer Tony McCarthy next to an irrigation channel on his property at Dhurringle in Victoria. He has concerns about losing water from the system to be allocated further down stream in South Australia. Picture: David Geraghty, The Australian.Source:News Corp Australia … [Read more...] about The approaching crisis: Is the world running out of water?
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“If we can think about how to prepare for climate change like a pandemic, maybe there will be a positive outcome to all of this,” Christopher Jones, lead developer of the CoolClimate Network, an applied research consortium at the University of California, Berkeley, told NBC News. … [Read more...] about The unlikely positives from coronavirus outbreak
And all of this culminates in an 11-minute-long uncut shot, set in the middle of a carnival procession, with actors beautifully playing off each other and a crowd of I-don't-know-how-many hundreds looking on, as cinema emerges from life and socks us between our ears. … [Read more...] about The BEST Films of 2017