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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Climate Code Red: New research on forests and oceans suggest projections of future warming may be too conservative, with serious consequences

Climate Code Red: New research on forests and oceans suggest projections of future warming may be too conservative, with serious consequences
— Read on www.climatecodered.org/2021/01/new-research-on-forests-and-oceans.html

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Extreme drought and fire risk may double by 2060

25 January, 2021 − Climate change may soon double the impact of extreme drought and fire. And it’s a two-way traffic.
— Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/extreme-drought-and-fire-risk-may-double-by-2060/

also floods, doing most damage…

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Energy efficiency boosts jobs and cuts climate heat

26 January, 2021 − Creating millions of jobs in energy efficiency schemes is the fastest way to restore prosperity and cut climate heating.
— Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/energy-efficiency-boosts-jobs-and-cuts-climate-heat/

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Worried about Earth’s future? Well, the outlook is worse than even scientists can grasp

Worried about Earth’s future? Well, the outlook is worse than even scientists can grasp
— Read on theconversation.com/amp/worried-about-earths-future-well-the-outlook-is-worse-than-even-scientists-can-grasp-153091

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Revival of Trans Europe Express ‘key to EU’s carbon neutrality’

Campaigners say direct links between capitals could significantly reduce carbon emissions
— Read on amp.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/20/revival-of-trans-europe-express-key-to-eu-carbon-neutrality

Meanwhile Australia is “proud” about airline traffic between Melbourne and Sydney being third busiest route in the world and still continuing to say train not viable. WTF?

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Germany’s youngest coal plant shuttered, considered for hydrogen transformation

Vattenfall announces plans to convert Moorburg coal plant, shuttered just five years after being commissioned, into a green hydrogen hub powered by wind and solar.
— Read on reneweconomy.com.au/germanys-youngest-coal-plant-shuttered-considered-for-hydrogen-transformation/amp/

Will Angus Taylor be front of queue if garage sale this coal power station?

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Clean Power Gets A Fresh Start, Affordable Clean Energy Rule Bites Dust

The EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy rule has bitten the dust thanks to the DC Circuit Court, clearing the way for Clean Power Plan V.2.0.
— Read on cleantechnica.com/2021/01/20/hours-before-inauguration-clean-power-got-a-clean-slate-from-federal-court/

If Biden now changes world attitude to emission reductions, can Australia, having borrowed reduction of 26 to 28% from USA in 2015, can we now adopt USA date, as previously declared, 2025 not 2030.

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US pays rising costs for climate’s flood damage

21 January, 2021 − America’s rainfall patterns are changing with the global climate − and making catastrophic flood damage even more costly.
— Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/us-pays-rising-costs-for-climates-flood-damage/

Who ever would have guessed, more severe droughts in some parts, increasingly severe rainfall in others!

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Three-minute recharge achieved by Porsche at 450kW EV charging station

An ultra-fast prototype charger with 450kW is now open to the public in Germany – and it can charge an EV in as little as three minutes.
— Read on thedriven.io/2018/12/14/bmw-porsche-siemens-test-450kw-ev-charging-station/

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We don’t need a pandemic to #MoveTheDate! – Earth Overshoot Day

We do not need a pandemic to #MoveTheDate! – Earth Overshoot Day
— Read on www.overshootday.org/appeal-2021/

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