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What Minister Angus needs to do – Climate target set by IPCC requires 12 Australian coal-fired power stations to close: Parliamentary Library report

Less than 2 degree warming climate target set by IPCC requires 12 Australian coal-fired power stations to close: Parliamentary Library report – ABC News — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/amp.abc.net.au/article/10368194

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Natural gas is a much ‘dirtier’ energy source, carbon-wise, than we thought

Coal, oil, and gas are responsible for much more atmospheric methane, the super-potent warming gas, than previously known. — Read on http://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/02/super-potent-methane-in-atmosphere-oil-gas-drilling-ice-cores/

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Climate Change Is a Threat to the Future of All Children

Time for negative growth of everything. UN FAO reports that by 2050 the world will need 60% more food and 20% more water when crop yields already dropping, soils depleted by chemical farming and droughts all around the world. Every … Continue reading

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Why immediately revoking coal mining permits could be better for global economy

Oxford University research argues for immediate closure of world’s brown coal mines with new analysis suggesting they’re a net drain on the global economy. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/why-immediately-revoking-coal-mining-permits-could-be-better-for-global-economy-78141/

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Oil and gas firms ‘have had far worse climate impact than thought’

Study indicates human fossil methane emissions have been underestimated by up to 40% — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/19/oil-gas-industry-far-worse-climate-impact-than-thought-fossil-fuels-methane

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coal imports: India to stop thermal coal imports from FY24: Prahlad Joshi – The Economic Times

Here’s hoping we really can pity Mr Adani – coal imports: India to stop thermal coal imports from FY24: Prahlad Joshi – The Economic Times — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/m.economictimes.com/industry/energy/power/india-to-stop-thermal-coal-imports-from-fy24-prahlad-joshi/amp_articleshow/74189630.cms

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UK airports must shut to reach 2050 climate target

They want the public to help by lobbying for airport closures, more trains, no new roads and more renewable electricity. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/uk-airports-must-shut-to-reach-2050-climate-target/

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Is greening a worry in Arctic?

apple.news/AKAbGo46qSKO5Qguptr402A …peat is drying out and burning in unprecedented wildfires. Lightning—a phenomenon more suited to places like Florida—is now striking within 100 miles of the North Pole

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Year of the Locusts – Saturday Extra

Move over El Niño, IOD( Indian Ocean Dipole) brings big wet to Somalia, big dry to India and much needed locust protein to Yemen, now that Saudis have bombed out farming. Why is East Africa being invaded by monster swarms … Continue reading

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Who are Australia’s biggest tax avoiders?

Biggest evaders 2020 are coal, oil and gas trades nationals Independent financial journalist Michael West takes us through the list. — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/saturdayextra/who-are-australias-biggest-tax-avoiders/11941056

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