Category Archives: Campaigns

With May Record, Global Temps in ‘New Neighborhood’

Let the pics speak for themselves. Any chance they’re loud enough fro Minister Hunt to understand, maybe even do something? >more>ClimateCentral

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Science pierces riddle of why clouds form

Clouds formed at sea are key to regulating atmospheric temperatures, and scientists now understand more of the chemistry involved.  …vital cogs … utterly invisible and they traffic in potent chemicals on an unbelievable scale.They make the dimethyl sulphide molecules that waft skywards to … Continue reading

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100% Renewables is doable, but when will we see it done?

..note acceleration of uptake of new product lines over time; smart phones being steepest… <Problem> is not just government attacks .. big three power retailers capital strike against RE … Power Purchasing Agreements (PPA)…paper that make wind farms bankable locking down a fixed … Continue reading

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China encourages citizens to eat less meat

Australian meat sales to China surged six-fold in three years to a record $917 million in 2015..volume of beef rose more than 4 times … while the price 37% in the past 12 months..meat consumption alone comes to about 62 kg per capita annually, while … Continue reading

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Launch of Investment offer for Lismore Community Solarfarm

There are two solar projects being launched at the same time. Each community company (see below for more details) will release a private investment offer to raise funds to lend to Lismore City Council who in turn will build and … Continue reading

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EV train – batteries included!

After a gap of more than 50 years, battery-powered train technology has returned to Britain’s rail network. Between Jan 2015 and mid February the new vehicle, known as the Independently Powered Electric Multiple Unit (IPEMU), will run in a weekday timetable service between … Continue reading

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Climate Catastrophe will hit Tropics around 2020, rest of World around 2047

Study soon be published in the scientific journal Nature…explains reason is that countries near the equator have far less variability in their weather than do the moderate-climate countries, and so the species that constitute the ecosystems there cannot tolerate temperatures outside … Continue reading

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Legal petition pushes President Obama to declare climate emergency

The petition filing comes two days before the landmark climate agreement reached last year is signed in New York. The president signed an omnibus bill lifting the 40-year-old export ban in December, less than a week after agreeing to the … Continue reading

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Renewable energy versus nuclear: dispelling the myths

Highly recommended analysis by Mark Diesndorf UNSW – This article, a sequel to one busting the myth that we need base-load power stations such as nuclear or coal, examines critically some of the other myths about nuclear energy and RE. It … Continue reading

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Hunt v. QLD holidays

<Prof Will Steffen> “reviewed case study on Great Barrier Reef, focussing on increasing risks to tourism from climate change…report released Friday — mysteriously, Great Barrier Reef was cut completely…However, our community banded together to get the word out far and wide. … Continue reading

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