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Hewson – Liberals denying climate change

Howard stated that he was an “agnostic” on climate, and preferred to rely on his “instincts”. This, of course, ignores the fact that none of us non-climate scientists would even know that there was an issue except that some 97 per … Continue reading

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Plenty money to fight climate change. It’s just being spent on (offence)/defense

 ‘The F-35 fighter plane massive cost overruns.’ Photograph: Lockheed Martin/AAPIMAGE Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold … Continue reading

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Shameful and dangerous election silence on Climate Change

Knife edge elections have a history of delivering decisive political shifts.With each passing election, the danger from climate change grows clearer and more pressing. We are out of time. This new term of government has to deliver enduring solutions, and … Continue reading

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A century of healing

IMAGE: ISLAND IN THE SUN (GETTY IMAGES/JENCO VAN ZALK)LINK TO LARGER IMAGE. We’ve “wounded” the planet in a thousand ways. It will never return to what it was, but we can give it space for its ecosystems to recover and … Continue reading

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Climate poses conflict threat in South Asia

South Asia.. 4% of world’s land area and 1.7 Billion people.. 20% of global population, is one of the most environmentally-challenged areas on Earth…also one of the most politically unstable.. with regional rivalries – particularly between India and Pakistan – … Continue reading

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100% Renewables is doable, but when will we see it done?

..note acceleration of uptake of new product lines over time; smart phones being steepest… <Problem> is not just government attacks .. big three power retailers capital strike against RE … Power Purchasing Agreements (PPA)…paper that make wind farms bankable locking down a fixed … Continue reading

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10 years on: how Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” made its mark

10 years on – did this film achieve what it set out to do – raise public awareness and change people’s behaviour in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? While the direct effect of the original screening of the film may have … Continue reading

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Restore CSIRO Scientist John Church to his valuable role at work.

John Church, (CSIRO) has been working on Sea level change research (world wide). He has been made redundant yet his work is vital in Australia’s contribution to climate change with data from the Southern Hemisphere. His work would enable Informed … Continue reading

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Lord Krebs: scientists must challenge poor media reporting on climate change

We are above neither the law nor legitimate journalistic scrutiny – and editors are quite within their rights to seek out divergent views…But the key word here is “legitimate”. Scrutiny that is carried out in the public interest with the … Continue reading

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Trump cannot derail global climate deal

“Who would he renegotiate the Agreement with? He can’t renegotiate on his own, and the rest of the world is moving on…“Trump can do what George W Bush did when he was president: he can withdraw US from its obligations, … Continue reading

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