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Climate Code Red: James Hansen’s new climate bomb: Are today’s greenhouse gas levels enough to raise sea levels by 60+ metres?

Climate Code Red: James Hansen’s new climate bomb: Are today’s greenhouse gas levels enough to raise sea levels by 60+ metres? — Read on http://www.climatecodered.org/2023/06/james-hansens-new-climate-bomb-are.html NO COMMENT!!

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I love electric vehicles – and was an early adopter. But increasingly I feel duped

Sadly, keeping your old petrol car may be better than buying an EV, says actor Rowan Atkinson — Read on web.archive.org/web/20230603152230/https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2023/jun/03/electric-vehicles-early-adopter-petrol-car-ev-environment-rowan-atkinson “You can now make a car for £15,000 that, with tender loving care, will last for 30 years. It’s … Continue reading

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Green bonds: How the markets may turn out to be Great Barrier Reef’s saviour

report also found that every one of Queensland’s 81,000 finance sector workers contributed about $300,000 in value-add, twice the average of other sectors, — Read on inqld.com.au/business/2023/06/02/green-bonds-how-the-markets-may-be-the-answer-to-great-barrier-reefs-survival/ golly gosh, imagine that, Reef rescued by Masters of the Universe?…. “report also … Continue reading

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FOI exposes RAAF Growler rip off – Pearls and Irritations

The aircraft worth $120 million on purchase was a write off, Australia should have demanded Boeing replace the aircraft without cost. — Read on johnmenadue.com/foi-exposes-raaf-growler-rip-off/ How can Australia afford to keep buying military toys from USA, especially via black door … Continue reading

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Want more cycling, e-bikes and scooters? It’s time to start asking the right questions – The Fifth Estate

CYCLING SERIES No 5: If we’re serious about reaching net zero emissions from our cities by 2050, then we need to have some serious conversations about how we get about.  — Read on thefifthestate.com.au/business/want-more-cycling-e-bikes-and-scooters-its-time-to-start-asking-the-right-questions/ Just imagine if roads needed to … Continue reading

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Need to change Transport

Transport is now our second biggest emitter with too little too late changes. When real estate is in crisis for people, we waste 50% of urban space dedicated to cars(Dallas and Houston 70%)!! And this doesn’t even mention huge $ … Continue reading

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Euro car industry could be smashed by China’s growing EV dominance

A new report from Allianz lays out the massive challenges facing Europe’s automotive industry as Chinese EV makers take market share away from the European incumbents. — Read on thedriven.io/2023/05/15/euro-car-industry-could-be-smashed-by-chinas-growing-ev-dominance/ TAAS is coming, can’t come too soon!

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Oceans have been absorbing the world’s extra heat. But there’s a huge payback | Climate crisis | The Guardian

Record sea surface temperatures suggest the Earth is headed for ‘uncharted territory’ in terms of sea level rise, coastal flooding and extreme weather — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/may/15/oceans-have-been-absorbing-the-worlds-extra-heat-but-theres-a-huge-payback “Every year about 134 million atomic bombs of heat is being trapped by … Continue reading

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Sea level rise risk sees more planning permits refused

In a growing trend, more planning permits for new homes on Phillip Island are being rejected. — Read on http://www.pisra.com.au/news/sea-level-rise-risk-sees-more-planning-permits-refused at last, with Senior Risk Officer for Insurance Council of Australia, Groundswell drew attention to this in public forum more … Continue reading

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Emissions from WA gas project with world’s largest industrial carbon capture system rise by more than 50%

Chevron development off Pilbara coast was approved on condition the company store about 4m tonnes of CO2 a year — Read on amp.theguardian.com/environment/2023/apr/21/emissions-wa-gas-project-chevron-carbon-capture-system-pilbara-coast …much higher emissions after its LNG was shipped and burned in Asian countries.

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