Tagged with impact

Ecological grief – need to expand the narrative of climate change and find ways to support one another, encourage action, and create healthy communities

Ecological grief – need to expand the narrative of climate change and find ways to support one another, encourage action, and create healthy communities

As climate change marches forward, it will exact a mounting, tangible toll on our collective mental health and productivity. Michaela Cavanagh writes on the undark website about the wide range of impacts of climate change.   It’s Time to Talk About Ecological Grief When I called Courtney Howard, one of the authors of the recent … Continue reading

Reviewing climate change and employment impacts

Reviewing climate change and employment impacts

Garth Heutel, Associate Professor of Economics at Georgia State University assesses the impact on employment by climate change policies (or the lack of them). He provides this article on The Conversation website.   Do climate policies ‘kill jobs’? An economist on why they don’t cause massive unemployment Climate change will hammer the U.S. economy unless … Continue reading

New research on the benefits of improved energy efficiency

New research on the benefits of improved energy efficiency

It is always good to see new analysis undertaken to show the benefits of improved energy efficiency.  The UK’s University of Manchester has recently reported on its university website about the results of several projects.   Manchester research reveals the benefits of energy efficiency investment Several projects at The University of Manchester’s Urban Institute are … Continue reading

National security and the implications of climate change

National security and the implications of climate change

While this article is about Australia, it is an important message for all countries. Matt McDonald, Associate Professor of International Relations at The University of Queensland writes about a new Australian report that notes that climate change has a range of important security implications, both domestically and internationally.   Senate report: climate change is a … Continue reading