Posts: Climate change

16 08, 2017

Climate change set to increase air pollution deaths by hundreds of thousands by 2100

By |2017-08-16T16:10:26+10:00August 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Climate change is set to increase the amount of ground-level ozone and fine particle pollution we breathe, which leads to lung disease, heart conditions, and stroke. Less rain and more heat means this pollution will stay in the air for longer, creating more health problems. Read […]

29 03, 2017

Call to action on Adani from Prof Mark Wahlqvist

By |2019-02-21T14:19:04+10:00March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Fossil fuels and an ecological us

The imperative and clarion call to abandon fossil fuels in favour of renewable energy is now urgent. A recent intercontinental report, headed by James Hansen from Columbia University in New York and involving the Chinese Academy of Sciences, predicts super storms and rising sea levels due to ice melts within decades, […]

7 03, 2016

Finding the Sweet Spot between Climate Change, Human Health, and Economic Growth

By |2019-02-27T11:59:22+10:00March 7th, 2016|0 Comments

There are “sweet spots” in life where circumstances come together to create seemingly ideal points in time. Some of these are ephemeral: the sweet strike of a golf club on a ball, for example; or the endorphin rush of a long run or an intense romance. Others occur on a larger scale: the height of […]