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This is on behalf of local climate change group. Material is selected by Bernie McComb and does not necessarily represent opinion of whole group.

Coronavirus is a wake-up call: our war with the environment is leading to pandemics

COVID-19 is the latest new infectious disease arising from our collision with nature. — Read on theconversation.com/coronavirus-is-a-wake-up-call-our-war-with-the-environment-is-leading-to-pandemics-135023

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The ozone layer is healing and redirecting wind flows around the globe

The hole in the ozone layer is starting to recover thanks to regulations banning ozone-depleting substances, and this is now leading to changes in Earth’s atmosphere — Read on http://www.newscientist.com/article/2238542-the-ozone-layer-is-healing-and-redirecting-wind-flows-around-the-globe/

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“An underwater bushfire”: third mass bleaching event in five years on the Great Barrier Reef confirmed – Australian Geographic

“Coral bleaching is the equivalent of an underwater bushfire, in that it’s triggered and intensified by record-breaking temperatures due to emissions.” — Read on http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/news/2020/03/an-underwater-bushfire-third-mass-bleaching-event-in-five-years-on-the-great-barrier-reef-confirmed/

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Is the Sun causing global warming? – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

Sorry to deniers of global warming – No. The Sun can influence the Earth’s climate, but it isn’t responsible for the warming trend we’ve seen over the past few decades. — Read on climate.nasa.gov/faq/14/is-the-sun-causing-global-warming/

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Coronavirus lives for hours in air particles and days on surfaces, new US study shows

Isn’t it a good job that Australia doesn’t have any particle pollution. And fairies at the bottom of the well. Researchers found the virus was detectable in aerosols for up to three hours, up to four hours on copper and … Continue reading

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If We’re Bailing Out Corporations During the Coronavirus Crisis, They Should Bail Out the Planet

In an ideal world, we’d use this moment to quickly enact a Green New Deal, employing all the suddenly unemployed Americans in building out our renewable-energy system and laying the high-speed rail tracks that would help curtail the need for … Continue reading

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Morrison government to stop funding international collaboration on shift to zero emissions

How much sense does this make? They won’t have emission cut targets but trust Process which is Technology Road Map, courtesy Angus Taylor, R&D but cancel this as well as earlier $345M cuts from Uni and CSIRO research. Simultaneously, Angus … Continue reading

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Climate change is deadlier than the Coronavirus #auspol #qldpol #StopAdani #GreenNewDeal Listen to the scientists. #ClimateEmergency #ClimateCrisis #GreenNewDeal #ExtinctionRebellion – Climate Action Australian

Global warming had consequences for the health, food and homes of millions of people around the world. World’s Climate change report according to the WMO. In 2019, global warming had consequences for the health, food and homes of millions of people around … Continue reading

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Dutch EV expert debunks Murdoch-pedalled myth about electric car emissions

“If you think you can save the climate WITHOUT electric cars, you’re completely wrong. Unless you find a way to convince everybody to take the bike or (electrified) public transit there is no way we’ll make it without EVs.” — … Continue reading

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