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Climate laggards to be banned from booking Glasgow’s public venues for COP26

Glasgow City Council has passed a motion to prevent companies that “contribute towards catastrophic climate change” from its venues during COP26. — Read on http://www.edie.net/news/9/Climate-laggards-to-be-banned-from-booking-Glasgow-s-public-venues-for-COP26/ will supreme laggard Scomo even go?

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Central Banks Helping Funnel Trillions of Dollars into Fossil Fuels Despite Climate Pledges,

Central Banks Helping Funnel Trillions of Dollars into Fossil Fuels Despite Climate Pledges, Research Finds – DeSmog — Read on http://www.desmog.com/2021/08/25/central-banks-helping-funnel-trillions-of-dollars-into-fossil-fuels-despite-climate-pledges-research-finds/ Are bankers worse than small children? Sing song time, “Money is the root of all evil”

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Australia COVID: Scott Morrison’s reopening plan is as easy as A, B or C

Australia COVID: Scott Morrison’s reopening plan is as easy as A, B or C — Read on amp.smh.com.au/politics/federal/morrison-s-election-plan-it-s-as-easy-as-a-b-or-c-20210825-p58ln6.html “Morrison has also sought to mask his failures by saying “we” have saved 30,000 lives since the beginning of the pandemic, a … Continue reading

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Australia is ‘more and more isolated’ on climate, former EU trade commissioner says

Cecilia Malmström warned climate change is an urgent global crisis and Australia, as a big economy and big emitter, needs to do more — Read on amp.theguardian.com/environment/2021/aug/25/australia-is-more-and-more-isolated-on-climate-says-former-eu-trade-commissioner The goal is to prevent “carbon leakage” – or the movement of emissions-intensive … Continue reading

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Doubts hydrogen

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Senior National admits farmers are not party’s core constituency

Senator Matt Canavan also said landholders who took part in carbon farming – a policy the government is supporting – would “retire to the coast” and spend their money in “the Gold Coast or eastern suburbs of Sydney”, rather than … Continue reading

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Murdoch media, Nine Entertainment, mining lobby, busted for record bullartistry, go into hiding – Michael West

The Minerals Council of Australia, a foreign-controlled mining lobby, has duped Australia’s major media in an $80bn PR scam — Read on http://www.michaelwest.com.au/murdoch-media-nine-entertainment-mining-lobby-busted-for-record-bullartistry-go-into-hiding/ So is anybody keeping the bastards honest in Australia?

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‘A good bet?’: Gas firms grilled on growth as world decarbonises

Australia’s big oil and gas companies are facing more forceful questions from investors about the merits of multibillion-dollar expansion projects. — Read on http://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/a-good-bet-gas-firms-grilled-on-growth-as-world-decarbonises-20210616-p581iz.html The longer the delay, the steeper the decline, we risk diving to zero energy consumption, with … Continue reading

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The legacy of Andrei Sakharov and the state of Russian science today

Thirty years since the collapse of the Soviet Union, — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow/the-legacy-of-andrei-sakharov-and-the-state-of-russian-science/13384068 Thirty years since collapse of Soviet Union, quoting Andrew Sakharov in protection of human rights, and current Russian scientists, they need to feel personal freedom, essential to … Continue reading

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Military leaders, security chiefs demand action on climate threat

The problem is we don’t have an action plan, so we are wandering around in circles trying to figure out what to do.” Admiral Barrie said he believed United Nations climate talks in Glasgow in November will be the last … Continue reading

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