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Climate change: Lord Deben says street lights not needed in rural areas

Climate change: Lord Deben says street lights not needed in rural areas – BBC News — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-suffolk-58585374.amp New housing estates where public transport hubs NOT where commuting only by car etc

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Paul Ehrlich reflects after 50 years – The Science Show

He said we were in trouble when world population was 3.7 billion. Now it has more than doubled. — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow/paul-ehrlich-reflects-after-50-years/13577042 Imagine how antivaxers and fossil fuel fans will behave when they can’t run aircon any more and squeeze … Continue reading

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Ailing Earth can’t cope as human demands soar

4 August, 2021 − Climate physicians who have re-checked global heating say the Earth’s condition is critical, worsening as human demands soar. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/ailing-earth-cant-cope-as-human-demands-soar/

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It’s unavoidable: we must ban fossil fuels to save our planet. Here’s how we do it

Twice before, humanity has mitigated severe global environmental threats. In both cases we did this not with ‘cap and trade’ systems, taxes, or offsets, but with bans — Read on amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/mar/09/its-unavoidable-we-must-ban-fossil-fuels-to-save-our-planet-heres-how-we-do-it Can it get any clearer? Leave it in the … Continue reading

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Carbon emissions slow, but not nearly fast enough

8 March 2021 − Global shutdown during Covid-19 has forced down carbon emissions. But no inadvertent pause can replace global resolve. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/carbon-emissions-slow-but-not-nearly-fast-enough/ Scary stuff, pathetic response, even with help(!)of COVID

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03 | Hot Mess — Party lines – RN Presents – ABC RN

There’s more to our climate politics than the circus of losing a succession of Prime Ministers. Export earnings, donations, access, revolving doors between politics and industry mean that both sides of politics are close to the fossil fuel sector. In … Continue reading

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Japan MPs declare climate emergency as government sets zero emissions goal

Japan MPs declare climate emergency as government sets zero emissions goal | Eco News — Read on econews.com.au/65842/japan-mps-declare-climate-emergency-as-government-sets-zero-emissions-goal/ Japan, the world’s fifth-biggest carbon emitter, joins fellow Group of Seven (G7) members Britain, Canada and France in similar resolutions, as well … Continue reading

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Lack of climate action over 50 years will cost Australian economy $3.4Tn and 880,000 jobs – report

If policies promoting net zero emissions by 2050 are adopted 250,000 jobs would be created and $680bn added to the economy — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/nov/02/lack-of-climate-action-over-50-years-will-cost-the-economy-34tn-and-880000-jobs-report and more expensive the longer we delay…

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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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