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Like a furnace, weather next week

How good is this after PM & Co so condescending about Climate Emergency at COP25 Madrid? http://www.theage.com.au/environment/weather/like-a-furnace-massive-heatwave-could-roast-australian-records-20191213-p53jps.html

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AEMO maps out path to 90 per cent renewables for Australia by 2040 | RenewEconomy

Australia will need at least 30GW of new wind and solar capacity to replace expected coal generator retirements, over the next two decades, and up to 47GW in the case of a “step change” scenario. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/aemo-maps-out-path-to-90-per-cent-renewables-for-australia-by-2040-2040/

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Cut emissions and save on household bills-Seymour 16 Nov

  The four steps are going gas free, fixing the building envelopes, installing energy efficient appliances and lighting, and rooftop solar to power every home. “Every house in Australia could be emissions free in ten years if we implemented this plan”, … Continue reading

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Greg Hunt “..rapidly decrease risk of climate change…by protecting global rainforests..”

International Energy Agency, without strong action to cut fossil fuel use, we cannot rapidly limit warming..From 2005 to 2010, Australia lost nearly 1 million Ha/year of forest, according to U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization. In 2007, the panel forecast energy-efficient buildings … Continue reading

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Coalition downplays climate cuts

“Abbott government now expects to spend $2.88 billion over four years…Funding allocated for activities that cut greenhouse gas emissions, like revegetation and improving soil carbon, remains unchanged at $2.55 billion over four years…Mr Hunt says he’s confident Australia will meet … Continue reading

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