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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.


IPCC vs reality: who got it right?

How did the projections from the IPCC 3rd and 4th reports match up against recorded temps for the last decade?

Now, this is a car I could like

If you're filling up with gas more than once a year, you're getting ripped off.

Getting off the highway to hell

The global threshold of 2oC is now considered the line between dangerous and extremely dangerous climate change. What will it take to avoid this highway to hell?

The unusual suspects: jellyfish are climate winners

We live on a planet with a rapidly changing climate and oceans that are getting more acidic. This will allow jellyfish to thrive with climate change.

In the wake of Sandy

The connections between sea level rise and sediment movement in coastal areas could be a problem for flooding and climate change.

Too hot in Texas

New modelling of climate change effects on mosquito populations in the United States has surprising results – it might get too hot in summer even for the mosquitoes

Land Awards celebrate sustainability and innovation

The third annual Land Awards Gala celebrated green leaders like SOLEfood and the River Market.

Read the Science - The forests of planet ocean

Since I’ve moved to Canada, I’ve learnt a lot about salmon and it’s a pretty tough gig from what I can tell. Everyone wants to eat you along the way (including humans like me – yum!) and evolution...

Back to the future of the post-carbon world

In case you're wondering how it all turns out...

How does your wind farm grow?

How Does Your Wind Farm Grow? Calculating what the global saturation point for wind energy would be and if we can generate enough wind power to power half the globe.