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Help politic$ become donation and pollution free

This is a call to action to allocate a little high quality time with your local Federal member next week. With such lack of action on climate change, all possibilities need to be actioned, up to and including “helping”, in person, at … Continue reading

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Australia’s electricity emissions jump 5.5% since Coalition dumps carbon price

Australia’s electricity emissions continue to rise, now 5.5 % higher than before carbon price was dumped, putting Australia against the global trend which is seeing energy emissions flat-lining even as the global economy expands.Pitt & Sherry analyst Hugh Saddler says in his latest … Continue reading

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Mythkonceptions_Qld coal

About many exaggerations, spun by proponents and politicians, crazy example being more revenue from vehicle rego than coal, such big exports but such small change paid back into Australia?  A5_QldCoalP

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New year. New government. Fresh start?

After 4 years anti environment state government, Victoria now has a chance to step back into 21st century. ALP government has made welcome initial announcements on environment…<but, as> yet we don’t know full climate and environmental agenda… Please let Premier Daniel Andrews know that … Continue reading

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Australia – no longer a safe place to invest?

Rather than investing in the clean energy technologies of the future, Australia now risks locking in the carbon polluting technologies of the past…And once the trust has gone, once the knowledge has gone, once the jobs have gone, then restarting … Continue reading

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Tony Abbott appoints climate skeptic to “help” on environment

Bob Baldwin, a man who once compared impact of Australia’s man-made greenhouse gas emissions to that of a single strand of human hair on a 1km bridge, has been appointed parliamentary secretary to the minister of the environment. ..Today Show…promote … Continue reading

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Victoria voluntarily heads backwards on energy smarts

Another point of view – “Apparently, we are supposed to believe that a pilot of a voluntary labeling scheme will achieve a 5-star standard in existing buildings, which took a mandatory requirement to achieve in newly constructed homes – even … Continue reading

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75% of Americans want to see climate change taught in schools

What chance of making this happen in Australia? While everything else in the Budget is cut, how about an extra $245Million for school chaplains? Hallelujah, praise Mr Ed Minister Pyne. >readmore> SkepticalScience

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Direct Action ‘hopeless’ and ‘gone’: Palmer

So says Clive Palmer, no more than a token gesture, better to allocate money to pensions and Phoney Tony needs 6 votes from elsewhere in the Senate to Get this and his Budget passed. >readmore> ClimateSpectator

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Abbott’s climate policy: ‘So unintellectual to as to be unacceptable’

Here’s Australia hitting headlines again, around the world; so many ways in which Phoney Tony is cheapening our reputation. >readmore> RenewEconomy

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