Pumped hydro storage ‘could make Australia run on renewable energy alone within 20 years’ – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

‘Australia has the capacity to store up to 1,000 times more renewable energy than it could ever conceivably need, according to an analysis by researchers at the Australian National University (ANU).’

Source: Pumped hydro storage ‘could make Australia run on renewable energy alone within 20 years’ – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

World hunger worsens from war, climate events – Portland Press Herald

‘More than half of those hungry live in areas affected by violent conflicts that have crippled local agriculture and restricted access to food supplies, with African nations being among the worst hit. Famine was declared earlier this year in South Sudan, while Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen have suffered more food shortages. The increase in the undernourished also came as a gauge of food prices rebounded from a seven-year low, even amid a global glut of grains.’

Source: World hunger worsens from war, climate events – Portland Press Herald

First Hurricane Harvey, Now Irma: Is Climate Change to Blame for Destructive Storms?

‘Despite what President Trump and his appointees say, the scientific evidence keeps pouring in that climate change is real, is really caused by humans, and will cause real impacts on our lives. There’s even evidence suggesting that many of the tiny proportion of studies that do undermine climate change research are deeply flawed.’

Source: First Hurricane Harvey, Now Irma: Is Climate Change to Blame for Destructive Storms?

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