Posts tagged IPCC
IPCC Special Report on Oceans & Cryosphere

Exploring the impacts of climate change on the ocean and cryosphere, the latest IPCC report shows that oceans have never been more significant. The IPCC’s Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere acknowledges that the ocean and cryosphere are not only connected to ecosystem functioning, food and water security and economics, but are a crucial part of culture and identity. In acknowledging this, the report acknowledges that the ocean and cryosphere changes directly affect each of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. 

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Timothy ShueIPCC, Zoe Goodman
Why local governments should care about the Climate Council's 'Weather Gone Wild' report

All local governments should be concerned by the findings of the Climate Council’s latest report Weather Gone Wild. It summarises key extreme weather events that hit Australia and the world last year, with economic losses associated with weather-related disasters estimated to be US $215 billion, costs ultimately carried by people, communities and local governments.

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