This week in climate news - 28 June 2015

The most popular articles from the past week.

Australia, an 'injured' energy superpower with a renewables future: Ross Garnaut

Australia will become an "injured superpower" of energy as constraints on carbon dioxide emissions inevitably undermine the ability of fossil fuels to bolster living standards and export revenues, says economist Ross Garnaut. »
23 June 2015, 14:51 - smh - Search similar - Email

Climate change health risk is a 'medical emergency', experts warn

The threat to human health from climate change is so great that it could undermine the last 50 years of gains in development and global health, experts warned on Tuesday. »
23 June 2015, 01:50 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Climate change threatens 50 years of progress in global health, study says

But slashing fossil fuel use also presents greatest global opportunity to improve people’s health in 21st century, says Lancet and UCL commission. Climate change threatens to undermine half a century of progress in global health, according to a major new report. »
23 June 2015, 01:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

China puts $6 trillion price tag on its climate plan

It will cost China over $6.6 trillion (41 trillion yuan) to meet the greenhouse gas reduction goals it will lay out later this month in its strategy for United Nations climate negotiations, the country's lead negotiator for the talks said Tuesday. »
24 June 2015, 00:00 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Sustainable soil management key to curbing climate change and ensuring food security – UN agency

Mountain soils are of great importance to ecosystem and food security, according to a newly released United Nations-backed publication, which also highlights technical insights and human activities of a sustainable soil management approach with special attention to mountain peoples. »
24 June 2015, 03:40 - UN - Search similar - Email

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