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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 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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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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Trump cannot derail global climate deal

“Who would he renegotiate the Agreement with? He can’t renegotiate on his own, and the rest of the world is moving on…“Trump can do what George W Bush did when he was president: he can withdraw US from its obligations, … Continue reading

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The Paris climate agreement and implications for Australia

Improve initial post-2020 pollution reduction target and commit to net zero emissions before 2050; Expand domestic policies and, in particular, have a plan to replace existing coal-fired power plants; Increase “climate finance” investment to assist vulnerable countries; and Cancel our … Continue reading

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Were the Paris talks a failure?

Last December, world leaders gathered in Paris to address the greatest moral challenge of our time – climate change. Grand rhetoric and champagne flowed, ambitious agreements were signed. And then it was back to the business of mining coal, oil … 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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How will carbon markets help the Paris climate agreement?

Before stampede to buy shonky offshore credits, how about finding out what happened to taxpayer $100M gift, by John Howard, to Indonesia? How’s it been accounted for, where did it go and did it do any good? Could this Free … Continue reading

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Greg Hunt In Paris – Delusional Revolutionary Fighting Truth Instead Of Carbon

 Hunt was once a debating champion (as was Turnbull). It shows – there’s a lack of commitment to principle. It’s all just debating points, often meaningless. Were I Hunt, I wouldn’t dare show my face in Paris after what he’s … Continue reading

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