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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Records smashed as renewables break through 60pct, coal output at new low | RenewEconomy

Renewables surge through 60 per cent of Australia’s main grid for first time, as output of coal and network demand also hit new lows.
— Read on reneweconomy.com.au/records-smashed-as-renewables-break-through-60pct-coal-output-at-new-low/

AEMO now preparing grid for 100% wind and solar by 2025

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For sale: Used British nuclear submarines – Asia Times

It’s not like you can leave it in Aunt Edna’s backyard.

Britain has retired twenty nuclear submarines since 1980. None have been disposed of — repeat, none
— Read on asiatimes.com/2019/11/for-sale-used-british-nuclear-submarines/

(Surely no worries with Australian Aunt Edna’s yard?)

Britain has retired twenty nuclear submarines since 1980. None have been disposed of — repeat, none. Cost to keep in limbo is hideous but nothing compared to cost to dismantle.

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AUS share world emissions 9.4% !!

If we face up to responsibility for exports, our score as high as 9.4%.

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CO2 g/kWh by country

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Interesting animated graphic for CO2 intensity

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Australia’s Defence Policy Explained – YouTube

Priceless $400Billion to Defend our sea lanes from our biggest trade partner. And let’s not forget that replacement for our cancelled imports to China is mostly from USA. How will submarines Defend us and who is our enemy?

Utopia S03E07…
— Read on m.youtube.com/watch

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Economic cost of climate change could be six times higher than previously thought

“Economic cost of climate change could be six times higher than previously thought
— Read on phys.org/news/2021-09-economic-climate-higher-previously-thought.amp

Each person’s emissions could quite well result in a cost to humanity of over $1,300 per year, rising to over $15,000 once the impacts of climate change on economic growth are included,” Dr. Brierley said.

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AUKUS is nuke sub deal but…

Orcus (Latin: Orcus) was a god of the underworld, punisher of broken oaths in Italic and Roman mythology. As with Hades, the name of the god was also used for the underworld itself. If only…

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Food production generates more than a third of manmade greenhouse gas emissions – a new framework tells us how much comes from crops, countries and regions

Food production generates more than a third of manmade greenhouse gas emissions – a new framework tells us how much comes from crops, countries and regions
— Read on www.google.com.au/amp/s/theconversation.com/amp/food-production-generates-more-than-a-third-of-manmade-greenhouse-gas-emissions-a-new-framework-tells-us-how-much-comes-from-crops-countries-and-regions-167623

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Climate change: World now sees twice as many days over 50C – BBC News

BBC research finds the number of days passing 50C has doubled in the past 40 years.
— Read on www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-58494641

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Smoke from wildfires kills thousands annually

14 September, 2021 − Smoke from wildfires, linked to climate, grows daily more of a threat. Now science can see the direct human health cost.
— Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/smoke-from-wildfires-kills-thousands-annually/

How can we keep doing this?

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