About GroundSwell Bass Coast

Escalator500We’re a community group concerned with understanding the many dimensions of climate change, located 120km SE of Melbourne. We meet at San Remo pub, at 7.30PM on alternate Tuesdays, everybody welcome. Please click Climate Emergency Petition to help make climate a big election issue.

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Sussan ley spelling: Numerology behind second ‘s’ in Minister’s name

Sussan ley spelling: Numerology behind second ‘s’ in Minister’s name
— Read on www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.news.com.au/finance/work/leaders/why-sussan-ley-has-an-extra-s-in-her-name/news-story/4c2bb14f934012a810d2001682e2cc42

just in case you haven’t heard about this foolishness by our Minister for Environment

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Chevron concedes CCS failures at Gorgon, seeks deal with WA regulators | RenewEconomy

Chevron seeks deal with WA regulators after conceding its Gorgon carbon capture and storage project is falling well short of targets.
— Read on reneweconomy.com.au/chevron-concedes-ccs-failures-at-gorgon-seeks-deal-with-wa-regulators/

So how much more taxpayers $ does LNP want to waste on obsession with CCS?

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Guest post: Mapping ‘blue-carbon wealth’ around the world

Each tonne of CO2 taken up by these coastal ecosystems increases global inclusive wealth by an amount equal to the SCC and can be considered as a “blue-carbon wealth contribution”.
— Read on www.carbonbrief.org/guest-post-mapping-blue-carbon-wealth-around-the-world

inevitably Australia has more than its fair share but sadly lacking research funding, presume Scumdoch will only see worth when it’s all cropped, harvested, processed and exported to bottom of Mariana Trench.

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Europe’s Carbon Capture pipeline: 40+ projects. But where’s the policy support and market creation? – Energy Post

Europe’s Carbon Capture pipeline: 40+ projects. But where’s the policy support and market creation? – Energy Post
— Read on energypost.eu/europes-carbon-capture-pipeline-40-projects-but-wheres-the-policy-support-and-market-creation/

if Australia thinks CBA(carbon border adjust) is unfair tariff on our steel imports to other countries, here’s discussion about carbon capture in one country which is then tricked to another for storage. Surely CBA makes for level playing field, so polluters pay?

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Scientists dismiss Warren Entsch’s claim warm water from northern hemisphere is damaging reef

Coalition’s Great Barrier Reef envoy also said Australia was a ‘victim of our own success’ when it came to coral bleaching
— Read on amp.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jul/16/scientists-dismiss-warren-entschs-claim-warm-water-from-northern-hemisphere-is-damaging-reef

Must be getting this BS from Great Barrier Reef Foundation, the Wallies gifted $660Million rort by Scomo, 6 full time employees, little expertise, to distribute $ to real Reef R&D mobs, not competitive bid process, they only applied after being awarded! Federal ICAC needs ASAP.

Did he show his guests his 2000 hectares worth of land clearing, to help with erosion, suspended fine particles clogging coral with poisoning also by chemical run off.

Is there any way Entsch is the right man as Envoy for the Reef?

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Must be getting this BS from Great Barrier Reef Foundation, the Wallies gifted $660Million rort by Scomo, 6 full time employees, little expertise, to distribute to real Reef R&D mobs, not competitive bid process, they only applied after being awarded.

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From coal to inverters, AEMO’s engineering vision is ambitious and necessary | RenewEconomy

This is AEMO’s sunshot – an ambitious plan to develop and deploy the systems and technologies that will make 100 per cent renewables happen.
— Read on reneweconomy.com.au/from-coal-to-inverters-aemos-engineering-vision-is-ambitious-and-necessary/amp/

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Amazon rainforest now emitting more CO2 than it absorbs

Cutting emissions more urgent than ever, say scientists, with forest producing more than a billion tonnes of carbon dioxide a year
— Read on www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jul/14/amazon-rainforest-now-emitting-more-co2-than-it-absorbs

Dies this mean we’ve declared War on Nature?

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100 per cent renewables by 2025: Grid operator pushes clean energy revolution

100 per cent renewables by 2025: Grid operator pushes clean energy revolution
— Read on amp.theage.com.au/politics/federal/100-per-cent-renewables-by-2025-grid-operator-pushes-clean-energy-revolution-20210713-p589ap.html

At last, here’s where we need to go…

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Community-owned battery launches in Yackandandah – Victoria’s first

Community-owned battery launches in Yackandandah – Victoria’s first | One Step Off The Grid
— Read on onestepoffthegrid.com.au/community-owned-battery-launches-in-yackandandah-victorias-first/

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