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How “Emissions Intensity” works

PHOTO: Carbon tax supporters  message on lawns of Parliament House. (AAP: Lukas Coch) “Emissions intensity” with baseline set at 1 tonne of CO₂ for every megawatt hour (MWh) of electricity. A brown coal generator produces electricity at 1.3 tonnes CO₂ per MWh. For every MWh … Continue reading

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Australia blowing carbon budget

Australia has emitted about twice what is allowed by CCA’s carbon budget since 2013. In the three years and nine months to September 2016, the country emitted 19.8% of its share of what the world can emit between 2013 and … Continue reading

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Australia isolated carryover credits cancelled by developed nations from Kyoto

Note – early Christmas media gap has COALition “emptying its garbage” on climate change claiming, over and over, that targets are already met, not revealing deceitful accounting: Five nations announce they will not use emission reduction credits they are entitled to, and on … Continue reading

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LNG $Billions tax avoidance

While government agonises over 2 bob taxation for backpacker fruit pickers, PRRT receipts are in freefall and any meaningful contribution from the industry could be decades away, according to briefings to the government of Western Australia. The numbers begged not to be … Continue reading

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Betting the farm

…strongly recommended read or listen from ABC web site… about climate change, sobering, hands on points of view of farmers, who need help from science, because sympathy now amounts to insult. Mainstream media confuses us, representing interests of monster, dirty, … Continue reading

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Australia ranks 54th from 58 countries for “unambitious, uninspired” climate policies

“The government spruiks its climate credentials but Australia remains a laggard on cutting climate pollution,” said the Australian Conservation Foundation’s CEO Kelly O’Shanassy in response to the findings of the CAN-Germanwatch report. “The world is watching as our pollution rises … Continue reading

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Solar + battery beats best retail offers in S.A. by a quarter

The chart shows that the combination of PV+battery+grid, taking advantage of the best grid offer, is $123 per year cheaper than the cheapest grid-only offer ($1,645 per year) and $449 lower than the median grid-only offer ($1,971). In other words, … 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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Stopping Trump’s “Climate Campaign”

Trump is launching a concerted campaign to unleash the fossil fuel industry and to end all climate protection: Withdrawing from and trashing the Paris Climate Agreement Dismantling the Clean Power Plan Ceasing all payments to the international Green Climate Fund Appointing top … Continue reading

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New Face of Republican Party. Bannon is Racism+Climate Denial Personified.

Steve Bannon, soon to be perhaps the most powerful man in the White House, given Mr. Trump’s hands off, checked out management style, is the entire package rolled up into one fat, ugly, Neo-Nazi ball. “But all I know is one … Continue reading

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