Tag Archives: climate emergency

Military leaders, security chiefs demand action on climate threat

The problem is we don’t have an action plan, so we are wandering around in circles trying to figure out what to do.” Admiral Barrie said he believed United Nations climate talks in Glasgow in November will be the last … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky: Australia is one of the biggest ‘climate offenders’ in the world

According to Noam Chomsky, the top three climate offenders are the United States, Brazil and us.  — Read on http://www.thebigsmoke.com.au/2020/11/27/noam-chomsky-australia-is-one-of-the-biggest-climate-offenders-in-the-world/

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Net-zero emissions by 2050: leadership or climate colonialism? | The Canberra Times | Canberra, ACT

How fast does Australia need to reduce greenhouse emissions to play its fair part in responding to the global climate emergency? — Read on http://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/6992851/net-zero-emissions-by-2050-leadership-or-climate-colonialism/

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Geology’s human footprint is enough to spur rage

21 October, 2020 − Once again science has presented evidence that a new geological epoch is here. This human footprint is all our own work. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/geologys-human-footprint-is-enough-to-inspire-rage/

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This is my (Amazon) message to western world – your civilisation is killing life on Earth | Amazon rainforest

But for Indigenous peoples it is clear: the less you know about something, the less value it has to you, and the easier it is to destroy. And by easy, I mean: guiltlessly, remorselessly, foolishly, even righteously. And this is … Continue reading

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World makes haste too slowly on cutting energy use

16 October, 2020 – The annual report card on the global energy industry says progress towards lower energy use must be much faster. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/world-makes-haste-too-slowly-on-cutting-energy-use/ “bad news is that emissions of methane – among the most potent of greenhouse gases … Continue reading

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Hothouse Earth Is Merely the Beginning of the End – Rolling Stone

Hothouse Earth Is Merely the Beginning of the End – Rolling Stone — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-features/hothouse-earth-climate-change-709470/amp/ Pleasantly surprising, readable and informative description that response to climate crisis needs to be house-on-fire Emergency. 

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Climate science’s worst case is today’s reality

Climate science’s worst case is today’s reality — Read on mailchi.mp/climatenewsnetwork/climate-sciences-worst-case-is-todays-reality

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Global heating: best and worst case scenarios less likely than thought

Many words, far too polite: Uncertainty over climate outcomes reduced but experts warn urgent reduction in CO2 levels is essential — Read on amp.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/22/global-heating-study-narrows-range-of-probable-temperature-rises

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The world’s climate catastrophe worsens amid the pandemic

While countries went on lockdown, the Arctic caught on fire. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/

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