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Brief history of Canada’s stunning about-face on Climate Change

Newly elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Obama are expected to sign onto a joint climate change strategy…will likely touch on automotive fuel standards and include measures to spur the adoption of electric vehicles…As a candidate, Justin Trudeau promised to end subsidies for … Continue reading

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Australia risking ‘systemic economic crisis’ in decarbonising world: study

BZE Report ‘Carbon Crisis’ – key points: 1. Projections of Australia’s energy production expect our footprint to grow from 3% to 16% of the global carbon budget by 2050. 2. Global economic risks cannot be controlled by domestic actions and … Continue reading

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Melbourne carbon-reduction plan ‘best in the world’

A Melbourne program aimed at reducing carbon emissions from the city’s office buildings has been recognised as the best of its type in the world, winning an international climate change award in London. >readmore> TheAge

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Managing Catastrophic risk

URL below takes you to a paper by Ian Dunlop, credentials listed as senior executive in fossil fuel corporation(s), offering surprisingly severe warnings about doing nothing: http://cpd.org.au/2011/07/ian-dunlop-managing-catastrophic-risk/

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