Tag Archives: pollution

U.S. Supreme Court Expected to Gut Emission Controls as Climate Scientists Petition for Plan B

U.S. Supreme Court Expected to Gut Emission Controls as Climate Scientists Petition for Plan B | The Energy Mix — Read on http://www.theenergymix.com/2022/06/26/u-s-supreme-court-expected-to-gut-emission-controls-as-climate-scientists-petition-for-plan-b/ Can Failed State live up to abiding by existing laws to classify greenhouse gases as poisons? The … Continue reading

Posted in Events International | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Cooking with gas? Research finds health and emission risks even when stoves are off – ABC News

Most of the emissions from gas stovetops happen when they’re not in use, and they’re also a risk to health and the climate, researchers find. — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2022-01-27/gas-cooker-methane-leak-climate-change-asthma/100777076 More long hidden bad news about gas indoors…

Posted in Events local, Events National | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Australia COVID: Kevin Rudd calls for ACMA to be abolished over Sky News COVID-19 claims

Australia COVID: Kevin Rudd calls for ACMA to be abolished over Sky News COVID-19 claims — Read on amp.smh.com.au/politics/federal/monumentally-failed-rudd-calls-for-media-watchdog-to-be-abolished-over-sky-news-covid-19-claims-20210812-p58i79.html

Posted in Events local, Events National | Tagged | Leave a comment

Fish supplies face rising threat from algal blooms

10 June, 2021 – Fish farms, and the protein supply of over three billion people, are at increasing risk from algal blooms. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/fish-supplies-face-rising-threat-from-algal-blooms/

Posted in Events International, Events local | Tagged , | Leave a comment

AGL takes Greenpeace to court over climate campaign

Coal industry giant AGL attempts to silence Greenpeace for exposing its devastating ongoing damage to the environment and human health. — Read on independentaustralia.net/ Imagine AGL disputing they’re biggest polluter in Oz?

Posted in Events local, Events National | Tagged | Leave a comment

Fuel’s paradise

Australia lags by more than a decade in tackling the health effects of low-quality petrol — Read on insidestory.org.au/fuels-paradise/ How smugly is this, after 5 years investigation to 2018… …”environment minister, Josh Frydenberg, declared that “Australia’s petrol quality is the lowest … Continue reading

Posted in Events International, Events National | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

TAKE ACTION: Send the EPA an OVERDUE Notice

It has been almost THREE YEARS since the EPA began their coal power station licence review. Now it has stalled without explanation. — Read on environmentvictoria.org.au/action/send-the-epa-an-overdue-notice/ In a country with emission limits for residential slow combustion wood fires, wouldn’t you … Continue reading

Posted in Events local | Tagged | Leave a comment

Clean ships needed now to cut polluting emissions

25 June, 2020 − The vessels plying the world’s oceans release huge volumes of polluting emissions. Existing fleets badly need a clean-up. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/clean-ships-needed-now-to-cut-polluting-emissions/

Posted in Events International | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Pollution in Deepest ocean trenches, high levels

PHOTO: Pollution levels in amphipods in the Mariana Trench were higher than in estuaries of polluted rivers in China (Wikimedia Commons: Daiju Azuma) An interesting item which reminds of reference by Tim Flannery in book Atmosphere of Hope, about worries that emissions … Continue reading

Posted in Events local | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Oceans de-oxygenated

Ocean anoxia – widespread oxygen-starved dead zones in oceans – did the killing of ocean life in several mass extinctions of Earth’s past.  Anoxia went hand-in-hand with CO2emissions, rising global temperatures, and (often) ocean acidification, a situation which today’s climate change is recreating … Continue reading

Posted in Events local | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment