Amy Huva

Amy Huva is an environmental chemist and writer from Melbourne, Australia who worked for the Australian Federal Government on agricultural water reform and the Montreal Protocol. She is currently working in the environmental sector in Vancouver, Canada.

 

Arctic ice melt: the most profound example of climate change

Melting ice and rising sea levels are a tangible way to wrap your head around climate change.

Is the end nigh for the Aussie carbon tax?

Australia's new old Prime Minister announced the end of the carbon tax. What does this mean for carbon pricing?

Climate change altering jet stream, causing storms to "get stuck"

There’s something really interesting happening with the jet stream right now.

You can’t negotiate with physics

Bickering over whether we should be preparing for 3C or 4C of warming is like fighting over what size bucket to fight the fire with while the house burns down – it’s missing the point.

Australian Climate Commission states the obvious: fossil fuels must remain in the ground

What kills more people in Australia – crocodiles or heatwaves? If you said death by heatwave, you’re correct.

Bloomberg's plan to fortify NY against #climatechange storms

Mayor to sea levels: "You shall not pass."

Vegetarianism and climate change

We can no longer keep asking people to do the right thing which doesn’t work anyway. We need to harness the power of market forces through carbon prices.

Who counts the emissions when you export them?

According to a report released last week by the Sightline Institute, the Pacific Northwest is poised to become a major global carbon export hub for coal, tar sands oil and natural gas.

We don’t need to care about the environment

You don't actually need to like trees to realise they provide vital services to help us survive.

If at first you don’t succeed, buy the opposition

Gina Rinehart is an Australian mining magnate and the richest woman in the world. She doesn't think the mining industry is treated well enough in the media, so she's buying them.