IPCC report on impacts of 1.5°C of global warming

This media release became The Border Mail’s front page story on 9 October 2018. Media release – 8/10/18 Today the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C and emission pathways to achieve this goal, a report described by the authors as one of the…

Storage of electricity

Living Lightly article published in The Border Mail on 4/4/18, by WATCH member Bruce Key. Renewable energy is very popular, but it has a big drawback – its intermittency.  This raises the question of how to store electricity so that it is available when required. The obvious answer is batteries, but it is difficult to…

WATCH missing in action?

Visitors to our website might have noticed fewer posts this past year or so. This is because many of us have been focused on the Adani Carmichael coal mine. If the mine proceeds it would be Australia’s single biggest contributor to climate change and the equivalent of adding a new country with emissions 1.5 times…