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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It might be too late to save these Australian ecosystems from climate change | The Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/australia-ecosystem-climate-change-collapse-intervention-extreme-weather-a8433046.html

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EU’s next 1.5degC model could destabilise Paris Agreement

https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/eus-next-top-model-could-unlock-paris-agreement/

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Life after coal: the South Australian city leading the way

Succeeding with no thanks to Federal government

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/20/life-after-coal-the-south-australian-city-leading-the-way?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

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Five meat and dairy companies emit more emissions than major oil companies, study finds – EURACTIV.com

Could this be disinformation from fossil fuel industry? Would have to include every possible emission for agriculture, from seedbank storage to cleanup of runoff into Great Barrier Reef, compared with fossil fuel cost, just extraction to ground level, no further responsibility, not emissions from burning “by others”.

https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/five-meat-and-dairy-companies-emit-more-emissions-than-major-oil-companies-study-finds/

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Life after coal: the South Australian city leading the way

Gupta says: “Be braver. Be more entrepreneurial. Take risks … It is very difficult to change things in Australia. Everyone is too stuck in their ways.”

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/20/life-after-coal-the-south-australian-city-leading-the-way?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

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Flooded internet is possible by 2035

Gurgle Google coming soon.

https://mailchi.mp/climatenewsnetwork/flooded-internet-is-possible-by-2035?e=81a8983ef7

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Coal to solar: Latrobe Valley rooftop PV rollout extended to public buildings

Will good news like this happen also for people at Liddell and others during programmed(?) coal power shutdowns?

https://onestepoffthegrid.com.au/coal-solar-latrobe-valley-rooftop-pv-rollout-extended-public-buildings/

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UK coal freight giant signs deal to source 100% renewable electricity | One Step Off The Grid

But, when will we ever get rail line to Morwell electrified, beyond Pakenham.

https://onestepoffthegrid.com.au/uk-coal-freight-giant-signs-deal-source-100-renewable-electricity/

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Copenhagen’s climate-change adapted neighborhood

How cool is this, time to lift impermeable concrete not pour any more

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2015/1/26/copenhagen-worlds-first-climate-adjusted-neighborhood.html

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Arctic permafrost set for faster carbon leak

As global temperatures rise, large amounts of carbon sequestered in perennially frozen permafrost are becoming available for microbial degradation,” said Ben Woodcroft, of the Australian Centre for Ecogenomics at the University of Queensland, who led the research.

https://mailchi.mp/climatenewsnetwork/arctic-permafrost-set-for-faster-carbon-leak?e=81a8983ef7

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