Energy and Climate Change of the City of Sydney
Allan is Chief Development Officer, Energy and Climate Change of the City of Sydney. Allan is also a Board member of the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility. Prior to his appointment Allan was Chief Executive Officer of the London Climate Change Agency and prior to that Woking Borough Council’s Director of Thameswey Limited. Allan’s role at the City is to deliver its Green Infrastructure Plan and major energy and climate change projects, including trigeneration, renewable energy, advanced waste treatment, automated waste collection and decentralised water.
The US government has made $4 billion in clean energy funding available, in support of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan.
Early in his career, a scientist named Mario J. Molina was pulled into seemingly obscure research about strange chemicals being spewed into the atmosphere. Within a year, he had helped discover a global environmental emergency, work that would ultimately win a Nobel Prize.
Climate change poses a growing security threat and could cause conflict in the Arctic, a group of retired American generals and admirals said on Tuesday.
Global Surface Temperature Anomally from 1850 - 2100
Six ensemble average of the CCSM4 monthly surface temperature anomaly (relative to 1850-1899 average for each month) from Jan 1850 to Dec 2100, from CMIP5 historical + RCP8.5 scenario runs.