Deforestation can raise local temperatures by up to 4.5℃ – and heat untouched areas 6km away

Author: Sally Thompson, Débora Corrêa, John Duncan, Octavia Crompton
Date: November 16, 2021
Sally Thompson, The University of Western Australia; Débora Corrêa, The University of Western Australia; John Duncan, The University of Western Australia, and Octavia Crompton, Duke University Forests directly cool the planet, like natural evaporative air conditioners. So what happens when you cu...

Why is 1.5 degrees such a big deal?

Author: Myles Allen, David Biello, George Zaidan
Source: TED-Ed
Date: October 2020
A brief answer to one of the key questions about climate change: Why is 1.5 degrees such a big deal? (Written by Myles Allen, David Biello and George Zaidan)

Why is the world warming up?

Author: Myles Allen, David Biello, George Zaidan
Source: TED-Ed
Date: October 2020
A brief answer to one of the key questions about climate change: Why is the world warming up? (Written by Myles Allen, David Biello and George Zaidan)    

Is the Weather Actually Becoming More Extreme?

Author: R.Saravan
Source: TED-Ed
Date: August 2020
From 2016 to 2019, the world saw record-breaking heat waves, rampant wildfires, and the longest run of category 5 tropical cyclones on record. The number of extreme weather events has been increasing for the last 40 years, and current predictions suggest that trend will continue. So, is the increase...

Cows fed small amount of seaweed burp 86 per cent less methane in trial

Author: Nick Kilvert
Source: ABC News
Date: 18/3/21
    Feeding cattle a small amount of a seaweed species found in Australia has been shown to reduce their methane emissions by up to 86 per cent. Key points: Red seaweed contains a compound that can reduce the production of methane Proponents say it could be the equivalent of rem...