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New global climate ranking sees Australia go from “dead last to far from a pass” | Climate Councilok

Australia has climbed just four places to rank 55th out of 63 in this year’s global Climate Change Performance Index 2023, launched at COP27 in Egypt, a slight improvement on last year’s where it came in dead last for climate … Continue reading

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Gulf mangrove dieback discovery – JCU Australia

Gulf mangrove dieback discovery – JCU Australia — Read on http://www.jcu.edu.au/news/releases/2022/july/gulf-mangrove-dieback-discovery doesn’t this sound like evidence of tipping point? Mangroves usually capture and store more CO2 than anything else, protect against coastal erosion and nursery for all kinds of marine … Continue reading

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Is 43% good enough? Is it, in any way, enough to save extreme coral bleaching shown on this government map?

According to the Australian government, the outlook of the #GreatBarrierReef has declined to “very poor”, overwhelmingly due to anthropogenic heating. The map shows mass bleaching of corals in March 2022…. pic.twitter.com/tYc27o4j4k — Terry Hughes (@ProfTerryHughes) July 5, 2022

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London Becomes Biggest City to Sign Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty | The Energy Mix

London Becomes Biggest City to Sign Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty | The Energy Mix — Read on http://www.theenergymix.com/2022/06/29/london-becomes-biggest-city-to-sign-fossil-fuel-non-proliferation-treaty/ Hip, hip…

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Why Biden declared heat pumps and solar panels essential to national defense

Clean energy is indeed essential to mitigating the risks posed by climate change and volatile markets. But generating demand for it will be essential. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/why-biden-declared-heat-pumps-and-solar-panels-essential-to-national-defense/ If only @peterduttonmp had proposed this instead of 1 gallon per mile … Continue reading

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The march of the Arctic trees and what it reveals about the climate crisis

The Arctic Treeline circles the world in an almost unbroken ring, almost like a green halo. But as the climate warms the trees are marching towards the pole at an unprecedented speed, turning the white Arctic green. It’s not the … Continue reading

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Conservatives want Australia’s cricket captain to shut up about climate

Conservative commentators have discovered there is one thing worse than a prime minister championing climate action – an Australian cricket captain doing the same. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/conservatives-want-australias-cricket-captain-to-shut-up-about-climate/ Short version is new cricket captain convinced and speaking out about climate … Continue reading

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‘Vandals’: Victoria, Queensland fume over federal climate intervention

The commonwealth has used new powers to cancel states’ participation in global climate action — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/nov/29/vandals-victoria-queensland-fume-over-federal-climate-intervention State governments were succeeding despite Federal until intervention to cancel State climate initiative, sickening.

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Michael Mann: climate action won’t require sacrifice – but delay will

Michael Mann: climate action won’t require sacrifice – but delay will — Read on http://www.newstatesman.com/spotlight/energy/2021/11/it-is-climate-inaction-that-will-lead-to-people-living-more-difficult-lives Encouraging words from well respected person

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Scott Morrison, the Murdochs and the crime of the century

Alan Kohler: Scott Morrison, the Murdochs and the crime of the century — Read on thenewdaily.com.au/finance/finance-news/2021/04/26/crime-of-the-century-alan-kohler/amp/ Punching above his weight, a champion

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