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Will the Food and Livestock Industry Follow Fossil Fuels Over the Market Cliff? — Paul Gilding

The climate emergency is now a methane emergency – because only rapid methane reduction will slow the rate of warming at the required speed (<decade). The most effective response is to cut livestock emissions – reduce consumption of beef and … Continue reading

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Human chain (politics) – Wikipedia

2020 by Bihar, India, which was estimated to include 51.7 million people across 18,000 kilometres — Read on en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_chain_(politics) To wave goodbye to Queen Liz, long queue not long at all compared “2020 by Bihar, India, which was estimated to include … Continue reading

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T-Omega re-thinks floating offshore wind turbines for huge cost savings

Boston startup T-Omega Wind says it’s prototyped and tested a unique floating offshore wind turbine that can withstand massive storms, but at 20% the weight and around 30% the price of conventional designs, unlocking the world’s best wind resources. — … Continue reading

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John Pilger: Silencing the lambs. How propaganda works | Green Left

John Pilger asks: “Isn’t it time those who are meant to keep the record straight declared their independence and decoded the propaganda?” — Read on http://www.greenleft.org.au/content/john-pilger-silencing-lambs-how-propaganda-works As pandemic of acceptance of AUKUS dissolves our collective conscience and infects Mental Health … Continue reading

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The Vanishing River – Foreign Correspondent

The mighty Colorado is under threat. From the Rockies’ snowy peaks to Mexico, the river is a lifeline for tens of millions of people. We journey along its waters to see the places and meet the people changed by a … Continue reading

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Payback time | New Internationalist

Danny Chivers reports on the movements making links between international debt and the climate crisis in a bold and imaginative way. — Read on newint.org/features/2022/08/08/temperature-check huge debts, by autocrats, tied to projects for fossil fuel organised crime, cancel debts and … Continue reading

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ENERCON Climbing Crane

The first ENERCON wind energy converter has been installed with the Climbing Crane LCC140 prototype. — Read on m.youtube.com/watch In case you’re spooked by ever bigger wind turbines, with blades lifted by spindly construction cranes or even helicopters, here’s something … Continue reading

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Contender wind turbine for Star of South wind farm

#Vestas V236-15.0 height 286 metres Check size of people inside one half of one blade. It takes more than 100 people to run a line of this size. Is Federal Government still shouting free overseas university degrees for chaps aspiring … Continue reading

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Electric on-demand public transport is making a difference in Auckland – now it needs to roll out further

On-demand public transit can rival car ownership in convenience, while cutting emissions and cost, and simultaneously encouraging a mode shift towards public transport. — Read on theconversation.com/electric-on-demand-public-transport-is-making-a-difference-in-auckland-now-it-needs-to-roll-out-further-189438 How cool is this? Let’s do it in regional towns too.

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Contra-rotating floating turbines promise unprecedented scale and power

Norway’s World Wide Wind has a radically different take on offshore wind power. These floating, vertical-axis wind turbines feature two sets of blades, tuned to contra-rotate – and they promise more than double the output of today’s biggest turbines. — … Continue reading

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