How good would it be if Australia had leaders prepared to understand this?
- Creating economic growth and jobs: Energy efficiency improvements increased global GDP by an estimated AU$2.8 trillion in 2017. In California alone there are an estimated 310,433 jobs in energy efficiency.
Looks like this now has approval with EPA but concise set of reasons, at link below, why garbage burning is now discredited in many countries. Only in Australia, going backwards again.
Environment East Gippsland
Reliability not there any more, one unit at LYA out of action until December. Not good news for ScoMo and not even fixable with Angsty Taylor’s big stick. How good is that?
..property owners who have flood insurance is now 15 percent or less.
The declines have persisted despite that standard home insurance policies typically don’t cover.
The proposals included: automatically enrolling all homeowners in flood insurance when they get a mortgage, getting local governments to buy flood insurance for homeowners that is paid for through property taxes, and making it harder for homeowners to drop flood insurance once they first buy it.
Such heat is a worry in remote areas, in major city it’s serious crisis, World Climate Emergency Action needed
Is mainstream news toned down to not scare the donkeys? Accounting by climate scientists includes other GHGs, just methane being 26 times more warming than CO2. Latest news is 414ppm CO2 but, including other GHGs it’s now more than 500ppm. So look out for increasingly extreme weather.
Dr Shi “Many people talk about Australia losing talent and losing a lot of technology but my view is that Australia is more like a technology incubator,” he said.
China has a Manufacturing Policy while Australia has Free Trade Policy, go figure!
What can we say, congrats to COALition?
Again simple…We provide global evidence that mangroves shelter economic activity during tropical cyclone exposure and that this sheltering prevents otherwise permanent losses to economic activity. These findings reveal that even modest mangrove forest coverage has the capacity to provide tremendous storm protection services, which highlights the need for mangrove conservation in many vulnerable coastal communities.
Say no more, simple as that.