Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez can teach Bill Shorten a thing or two about climate change policy

Its high school students who help reinvigorate climate change debate in Australia. Theyre preparing to march again this week. Their effect is similar to reaction created to Green New Deal in USA in the last month.

more TheGuardian

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Report – LNG(liquid natural gas) reserves over-estimated

EnergyQuest casts doubt on the actual size of the state’s gas reserves and whether three major plants in Gladstone will ever reach full production. The industry overreached by building three projects of six trains, Queensland will remain a significant LNG exporter, one of the world’s largest, but with more like four trains fully utilised,

Predictions that exports would reach 25 million tonnes per annum were too optimistic and companies would have to drill an additional 18,000 wells just to keep production at current levels.

more at Courier Mail

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Ad by Woodside inept enough to win award

Essentially saying (un)natural gas should be unlimited to displace coal; also backhanded request to not comply with regs for CO2 capture and storage at Gorgon; also disregarding that power for LNG exports makes big increase in domestic emissions; very few jobs.

More at tweet by Tom Swann

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15 March 2019: Striking for a safe climate – Centre for Climate Safety

Please read and then act:

https://climatesafety.info/15-march-2019-striking-for-a-safe-climate/

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Cars are killing us. Within 10 years, we must phase them out

Truer words never spoken.

more at The Guardian

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Climate change: Rain melting Greenland ice sheet ‘even in winter’ – BBC News

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So need to raise expectations for bigger sea level rise.

more at BBC

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Our planet just set a scary new carbon dioxide record

Nothing to add, just take a quick read..

more at grist

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Out on its own: Australia the only country to use climate funding to upgrade coal-fired plants

How much sicker can COALition get?

more at The Guardian

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Burning issue: are waste-to-energy plants a good idea?

No…

more at The Guardian

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Extreme heat wipes out almost 1/3 of Australia’s spectacled flying foxes

At 41degC, they flap frantically to stay cool. Just 1degC more and they fall out of trees en masse. More loss of biodiversity.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/image/10632962-3×2-700×467.jpg

ABC News

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