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Drought-hit forests may worsen climate change | Climate News Network

7 July, 2020 − Forests help to slow the challenge of climate change, don’t they? Only if climate change doesn’t fell the forests first. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/drought-hit-forests-may-worsen-climate-change/

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Ireland looks forward to a greener future | Climate News Network

6 July, 2020 – Often called the Emerald Isle, Ireland prides itself on its green image – but the reality has been rather different. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/ireland-looks-forward-to-a-greener-future/

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The world’s climate catastrophe worsens amid the pandemic

While countries went on lockdown, the Arctic caught on fire. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/

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Australia to acquire long-rang missiles, shift focus to Indo-Pacific

How generous are we v. $270Billion for killer weapons… Foreign Minister Marise Payne announced Australia would make a $23 million commitment to help ASEAN nations bolster health security, maintain stability and stage an economic recovery in the wake of the … Continue reading

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Nasty saga you nearly missed

Not Climate Crisis but…Nasty saga you nearly missed — Read on amp.smh.com.au/politics/federal/nasty-saga-you-nearly-missed-20091025-hem5.html

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NSW first renewable zone attracts stunning 27GW of solar, wind, storage proposals

NSW plan for first Renewable Energy Zone attracts “phenomenal” 113 registrations of interest for projects totalling 27GW and valued at $38 billion. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/nsw-first-renewable-zone-attracts-stunning-27gw-of-solar-wind-storage-proposals-82163/

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The government’s sudden passion for climate technology is newfound and insincere

The call for technology before action is a specious distraction designed to paper over the plan to take no action — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/feb/21/the-governments-sudden-passion-for-climate-technology-is-newfound-and-insincere

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Hemp is the New Oak: America’s First Hemp “Wood” Factory is Being Built

Hemp is the New Oak: America’s First Hemp “Wood” Factory is Being Built — Read on returntonow.net/2019/04/14/americas-first-hemp-wood-factory-is-being-built/

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Government climate advisers running scared of change, says leading scientist.

Aa with COVID, government advisers too compromised, only telling vanilla version of truth. Anderson tells it like it is. …UK’s planned reductions in emissions, even if it hits net zero by 2050, would be two or three times greater than … Continue reading

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Clean ships needed now to cut polluting emissions

25 June, 2020 − The vessels plying the world’s oceans release huge volumes of polluting emissions. Existing fleets badly need a clean-up. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/clean-ships-needed-now-to-cut-polluting-emissions/

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