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Australia could easily meet a doubling of its 2030 emissions targets. Here’s how | RenewEconomy

We don’t need new taxes, hydrogen, CCS or a “gas-led recovery”. But we do need the federal government to either get involved or get out of the way. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/australia-could-easily-meet-a-doubling-of-its-2030-emissions-targets-heres-how/ hallelujah Prof Blakers #thiscantwait

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Climate scientists: concept of net zero is a dangerous trap

Climate scientists: concept of net zero is a dangerous trap — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/theconversation.com/amp/climate-scientists-concept-of-net-zero-is-a-dangerous-trap-157368 Why are so many of us sucked in, convinced by more and more delusions?

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Canberra is restricting Victoria’s emissions cuts by weak policy

Canberra is restricting Victoria’s emissions cuts by weak policy — Read on thenewdaily.com.au/finance/finance-news/2021/05/07/victorian-emissions/amp/ What a cockup that they plagiarised USA 28-30% emission reduction but didn’t bother to tea leaf the target date of 2025, not 2030!

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The US climate target blows Australia’s out of the water

Australia’s 2030 target of a 26%-28% reduction is totally inadequate compared with those from our best friends and allies — Read on amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/apr/23/the-us-climate-target-blows-australias-out-of-the-water “Australia’s national emissions were 14% below 2005 levels in 2019 and about 19% lower in 2020, in … Continue reading

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UK court urged to respect 1.5°C climate limit

1 April, 2021 − The UK faces growing pressure not to expand Heathrow airport but to respect the 1.5°C limit agreed on global heating. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/uk-court-urged-to-respect-1-5c-climate-limit/ about emission reduction promises, because they’re enshrined in law, head of Committee … Continue reading

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UK vows to outdo other economies with 68% emissions cuts by 2030

UK vows to outdo other economies with 68% emissions cuts by 2030 | Greenhouse gas emissions | The Guardian — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/environment/2020/dec/03/uk-vows-outdo-other-major-economies-emissions-cuts-by-2030 EU leaders will meet next week to decide on a potential 55% emissions cut by 2030

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Government climate advisers running scared of change, says leading scientist.

Aa with COVID, government advisers too compromised, only telling vanilla version of truth. Anderson tells it like it is. …UK’s planned reductions in emissions, even if it hits net zero by 2050, would be two or three times greater than … Continue reading

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Zero emissions target by 2050 will require $30 carbon price, more for 2040

Reputex says $30 carbon price needed for zero emissions target by 2050, but a price of $100 a tonne needed to bring that target forward by 10 years in line with 1.5°C goal. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/zero-emissions-target-by-2050-will-require-30-carbon-price-more-for-2040/amp/

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South Asia’s twin threat: extreme heat and foul air | Climate News Network

Scientific publications usually avoid emotional language, but the researchers call their own finding “alarming.” — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/south-asias-twin-threat-extreme-heat-and-foul-air/

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Direct CO2 capture machines could use ‘a quarter of global energy’ in 2100

paper says as much as a fifth of the CO2 removed using DAC or other negative emissions technologies could be offset by the oceans releasing CO2 back into the atmosphere, reducing their supposed efficacy.!!! — Read on http://www.carbonbrief.org/direct-co2-capture-machines-could-use-quarter-global-energy-in-2100/amp

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