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Climate targets well out of reach after 2nd emissions auction

…according to criteria accepted by both Labor and Coalitions governments and now met because of rising ambitions and efforts of major emitters elsewhere – Australia’s target should have increased to -15% by 2020…Looking at duration of contracts, it appears only 45% … Continue reading

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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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New evaluation how much damage to/danger from, world forests

Greg Hunt insists that forest tree planting is his most effective means of “reducing emissions”. Of course, he actually means “offset”, trees absorbing CO2, while avoiding action to reduce emissions by power stations. Ever increasing heat and drought now lead to … Continue reading

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Defeat of Green Army?

Link below is to printable brochure. How can LibNat Government understand climate change, or even function at all, when they’re so far out on basic arithmetic for Army? Of course this is only Green Army. Imagine size of errors for Brown … Continue reading

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Did Greg Hunt fail mathematics?

However, given it will be rathermore difficult to cut fossil fuel emissions to zero than buy out the land-clearing rights from a few marginal farms in western NSW and pay someone to continue to burn the methane from landfills, let’s also … Continue reading

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Why Direct Action is still a dud – Part 1

Despite revised details from Coal-ition, size of carrot is minuscule and stick is non-existent, which means Buckley’s chance of anybody volunteering to do any emissions reduction any time soon. Almost looks like they’re so subdued, by big transnational coal, oil … Continue reading

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