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Options reduce emissions : Fee and Dividend v. Cap and Trade

http://www.gci.org.uk/Documents/FeeAndDividend.CliveEllsworth.July2014.pdf

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3 bn people may face Saharan heat levels by 2070 | Climate News Network

3 June, 2020 – For three billion people or more, heat levels could prove almost impossible for human civilisation – in half a century. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/3-bn-people-may-face-saharan-heat-levels-by-2070/

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No rainforest, no monsoon: get ready for a warmer world | New Scientist

“Even under a low warming scenario, the frequency rises by 10 to 50 per cent,” says David Karoly of the University of Melbourne, who reviewed a range of wildfire projections. “We are unleashing hell in Australia” The world could become 4 °C … Continue reading

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Climate summit calls for urgent action after Australia’s fire-hit summer

Thanks to The Guardian for this courage, missing from other media outlets, despite recent extreme weather catastrophe. Also it’s important to recognise that this event was sold out for Melbourne Town Hall, then sold out in Capitol Theatre for streaming … Continue reading

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Carmichael mine jobs need ’21 times the subsidies’ of renewables, says lobby group

 Solar panels. The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has announced a $20m investment in the Ross River solar farm in Townsville, a 116MW project expected to deliver 150 jobs. Photograph: Lukas Coch/AAP Federal funding for Adani project amounts to $683,060 a … Continue reading

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100% renewable grid within reach-Turnbull right to fund energy storage

Pixabay/Wikimedia Commons An ACIL Allen report to the Australian Governmentlists the technical lifetime of each power station, and shows that two-thirds of Australia’s fossil fuel generation capacity will reach the end of its technical lifetime over the next two decades. The practical … Continue reading

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With the Rise of Trump, Is It Game Over for the Climate Fight?

One goal of our fight must simply be to break the power of Trumpism and all that it represents. If you want good news, here it is: Trump and his crew have pushed all their bets onto fossil fuel. There’s … Continue reading

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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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Chief Scientist report on energy corrects Madness

…you couldn’t dream up a crazier set of events that have driven fears that South Australia is a sign of the threats to come to power supply reliability and price from lots of renewable energy…The Chief Scientist’s report provides a rational discussion about … Continue reading

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Iceland’s volcanoes to power UK

Energy minister, Charles Hendry has already met the head of Iceland’s national grid about the plan. The web of sea-floor cables – called interconnectors – planned for next decade would link the UK to a Europe-wide supergrid, which is backed by the … Continue reading

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