Lots of good climate change articles this week following the IPCC special report on 1.5 degrees.
- The report itself is here, though IPCC reports are not an easy read.
- Alternatively, you’ll get the gist of it from Carbon Brief’s Q&A.
- For those depressed by it, read Mary Annaise Heglar, who writes engagingly about climate-induced depression and anger.
- If you’re not depressed by it, read the Economist on why it matters.
- Kevin Anderson fills in the climate justice angle, which the IPCC religiously avoids.
In what would have been the top climate story on another week, a court in the Netherlands upheld the previous decision that the government hasn’t done enough to protect its citizens from climate change. Using the legal system against climate change is a story to keep an eye on.
It might not be fit for human habitation for another 24,000 years, but we can put solar panels there – Ukraine just built a large solar installation in the Chernobyl exclusion zone.
I do enjoy a good booklist, and the crowdsourced list of ‘books to change the world’ on Kate Raworth’s site has dozens of intriguing things I’d like to get round to. As if I have didn’t already have a to-read list as long as I am tall…
If you read anything particularly useful on the 1.5 report, drop us a link in the comments below.