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Paris COP21: Climate talks may not matter, because coal and oil will be redundant anyway

There’s concern in Paris – and elsewhere – about whether the deal negotiated at UN climate change conference will be strong enough to drive global decarbonisation effort that everyone recognises is needed…Tony Seba, a leading academic from Stanford University, says … 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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Bass Coast Shire Council partners with People’s March

Last night Bass Coast Shire Council voted, unanimously, would you believe,  to become Partners with People’s Climate March. Can we publicise/leverage that other councils should also sign up? Can enough initiative by Local raise hopes for success with more commitment with … Continue reading

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Methane leak opportunity Paris climate negotiators can’t afford to miss

In addition to the climate benefits of slashing methane pollution from the oil and gas sector, methane leaks waste an estimated 3.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. If sold to consumers, it would generate about $30 billion dollars in new revenue … Continue reading

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Australia’s climate already changed: BOM-CSIRO

This comprehensive report and interactive database from our premier scientific and weather agencies should reset the climate debate in Australia. It shows how climate change is and will be slugging Australia,” said John Connor, CEO The Climate Institute. ..downright reckless … Continue reading

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