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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.

Will fuel reduction really stop fires?

twitter.com/jwthwaites/status/1214094062057164800 I was Victoria’s Environment Minister in 2005 when a fire burnt much of Wilsons Promontory. The fire was the result of a fuel reduction burn which ESCAPED ten days after initial ignition as a result of warm and windy … Continue reading

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“No one could have predicted this” says government warned about this in 1988, 1993, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 | The Chaser

Priceless Chaser: Striving for mediocrity in a world of excellence. — Read on chaser.com.au/general-news/no-one-could-have-predicted-this-says-government-that-was-warned-about-this-in-1988-1993-1998-2001-2004-2009-2010-2011-2012-2013-2014-2015-2016-2017-2018-and-2019/

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PM’s Renewable Energy Investment Claim Misleading and Incorrect

Lies, damn lies and @ScottyfromMarketing PM’s Renewable Energy Investment Claim Misleading and Incorrect | The Australia Institute — Read on http://www.tai.org.au/content/pm-s-renewable-energy-investment-claim-misleading-and-incorrect

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Fact-checking Craig Kelly is a full-time job

How good is this blokes opinion about coal power? Fact-checking Craig Kelly is a full-time job – The AIM Network — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/theaimn.com/fact-checking-craig-kelly-is-a-full-time-job/amp/

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Australia Is Committing Climate Suicide

On Thursday, after walking away from a pregnant woman asking for help, PM Scott Morrison was forced to flee the angry, heckling residents of a burned-out town.  — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2020/01/03/opinion/australia-fires-climate-change.amp.html

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Climate denialism is bought and paid for by a rotten political system

The persistence of climate denialism in Australian politics reflects the wealth of mining and energy companies. — Read on http://www.crikey.com.au/2019/11/18/climate-denialism-rotten-political-system/

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The country’s top bureaucrats say Government appears unprepared for climate change – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

“The problem with Australia is that we’re probably more prone to these disasters than many other countries but we’re probably one of the least-prepared simply because we don’t have this overarching government framework that’s needed to help us plan,” he … Continue reading

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Firefighting aircraft ‘in mothballs’ overseas while country burns

“They should be looking at these scooping aircraft because Croatia, Italy France, Portugal and Canada have all got them and they are all in mothballs in winter. There are dozens of them and they are cheaper than jets. Where the … Continue reading

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‘Now Let’s Do This Everywhere’: Kansas City, Missouri Approves Free Public Transit for All

Measure championed as “visionary” way to reduce inequality and better serve everyone in the community. — Read on http://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/12/06/now-lets-do-everywhere-kansas-city-missouri-approves-free-public-transit-all

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Volts for Oil | Fully Charged – YouTube

Volts for Oil | Fully Charged – YouTube — Read on m.youtube.com/watch

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