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LNG export gas emissions likely vastly underestimated – report

“If the emissions are a lot more than what is being estimated now, it could jeopardise our commitments made at Paris,” said report author Tim Forcey from the Melbourne Energy Institute…Gas has been spruiked as the lower-emissions fossil fuel since, … Continue reading

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Hottest year on record almost certain

Last month “was the warmest September in 136 years of modern record-keeping,” reports NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS)…This follows a record-setting July and August, which were so hot, they tied each other for the “warmest month ever recorded.” Monthly temperatures (departure … Continue reading

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Paris pledges fall short on emissions

…concludes that “substantial enhancement or over-delivery” of promises made so far is necessary to maintain reasonable chance of keeping warming to well below the 2°C target…“To go the rest of the way, we need to assume much more stringent action … Continue reading

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Byron Bay with BZE went to Paris COP21

If only…how about this for initiative – councillors from Byron Bay serious enough about climate change to get themselves, with BZE, all the way to COP21 in Paris >more> BZE

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Tony Abbott’s ‘Green Army’ under attack as Coalition cuts budget by nearly half

Guardian item, linked below, is from 15 Dec 2015, after Paris. Question now is will our new  PM be able to walk it, to actually deliver on promises, rather than just talk-the-talk? Until now, budget for Direct Action/Green Army tree … Continue reading

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If only the climate was as important as big banks

“But while the public might ask impolite questions about why we need to build new coal mines if the world is going to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, no such questions are raised at events like the COP. It would be … Continue reading

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Climate change rally: Tens of thousands gather in Melbourne ahead of UN talks

Tens of thousands of people have gathered for a climate change rally in Melbourne, in one of the largest demonstrations of its kind. Rally organisers have estimated that up to 60,000 took to the streets, while Victoria Police said up to … Continue reading

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