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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.

Invasive alien species exact huge ecosystem cost

8 April, 2021 − At last, a global price on invasive alien species: it runs to billions of dollars and doubles every six years. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/invasive-alien-species-exact-huge-ecosystem-cost/

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Rowley Shoals: thriving Australian reef shows what’s possible when ecosystems are untouched by humans

New study shows fishing restrictions across the archipelago helped sustain threatened species and biodiversity during a time of ‘unprecedented’ decline — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/apr/07/rowley-shoals-thriving-australian-reef-shows-whats-possible-when-ecosystems-are-untouched-by-humans

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Half of global methane emissions come from aquatic ecosystems – much of this is human-made

Half of global methane emissions come from aquatic ecosystems – much of this is human-made — Read on theconversation.com/amp/half-of-global-methane-emissions-come-from-aquatic-ecosystems-much-of-this-is-human-made-156960 will Scomo agree or, as usual, say someone else is at fault!!!

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Ammonia may be the crucial first step towards the green hydrogen economy

Cheaper transport costs mean that green ammonia is likely to be a thing well before green hydrogen at large scale. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/ammonia-may-be-the-crucial-first-step-towards-the-green-hydrogen-economy/ Comprehensive analysis the many problems with hydrogen and how difficult to make it compete from Australia.

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Shell says LNG export and other gas will always be free from Australia

twitter.com/michaelwestbiz/status/1377373201462820869 Our tax regulations wide open for plunder

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UK court urged to respect 1.5°C climate limit

1 April, 2021 − The UK faces growing pressure not to expand Heathrow airport but to respect the 1.5°C limit agreed on global heating. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/uk-court-urged-to-respect-1-5c-climate-limit/ about emission reduction promises, because they’re enshrined in law, head of Committee … Continue reading

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Gas led recovery? AEMO says gas use in grid may all but disappear in 20 years.

Coalition’s gas-led recovery plans look increasingly tenuous after AEMO report shows gas use in grid may nearly disappear within 20 years. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/gas-led-recovery-aemo-says-gas-use-in-grid-may-all-but-disappear-in-20-years/ Surely our pollies not lobbied up low enough to approve LNG import by AGL in … Continue reading

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Protect fish to increase catches − and cut carbon

25 March, 2021 − There is a clear way to get more value from the seas: protect fish. New research confirms an old argument. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/protect-fish-to-increase-catches-−-and-cut-carbon/

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UC Davis – Seaweed supplements cut cattle methane emissions by up to 82%

Cattle are a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, mainly due to their methane-loaded burps. A detailed new study has found more evidence that feeding cows a small seaweed supplement can greatly reduce their methane emissions. — Read on newatlas.com/environment/seaweed-livestock-methane-emissions-reduction/ … Continue reading

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Environmentally-backwards Australia becoming an “automotive third world,” Volkswagen claims

Australia is at risk of becoming an “automotive third world,” a local spokesperson for Volkswagen has claimed. Europe, China, Japan and the USA – where the vast majority of the world’s cars are built … — Read on http://www.caradvice.com.au/935217/environmentally-backwards-australia-becoming-the-automotive-third-world-volkswagen-claims/ sick … Continue reading

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