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Offshore wind Bill debated in Canberra to unlock offshore wind energy resource

Greater Gabbard Windfarm Courtesy SSE “For a government that talks up ‘technology not taxes’ it is so disappointing that we’ve had to wait so long for this legislation” says Labor MP Kate Thwaites, who says the ALP supports the #OffshoreWindBill…

The Carbon Takeback: Affordable Policy That Could Stop Fossil Fuels From Causing Global Warming – SciTechDaily

Stop fossil fuels from causing global warming within a generation… The Carbon Takeback Obligation could do just that. Imagine a single policy, imposed on one industry, which would, if enforced consistently, stop fossil fuels causing global warming within a generation. The Carbon Takeback Obligation could…

Australia at COP26 diary

Design for a Billboard at COP26 Glasgow crowdfunded by Dan Ilic UN climate conference, the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) is ocurring in Glasgow from Monday November 1 to Friday November 12, 2021 (but may also go overtime into…

Morrison Net Zero 2050 Plan a fraud, with plans to double coal exports, new gas expansion

Energy and Emissions Reduction Minister Angus Taylor with ‘Net zero Plan’ slide Prime Minister Scott Morrison accompanied by Energy and Emissions Reduction Minister Angus Taylor announced Australia’s commitment to Net Zero by 2050. But there will be no change to…

Greenhouse gas levels hit record; world struggles to curb damage – Reuters

UN seeks ‘dramatic increase’ in climate commitments Summit will seek to avert menacing levels of warming UK’s Johnson says COP26 outcome is ‘touch and go’ We need to revisit our whole way of life – Taalas GENEVA/GLASGOW, Oct 25 (Reuters)…

How Climate Change Hurt this Year’s Apple Harvest – Scientific American

It’s been a tough season for U.S. apple growers. Climate change made it worse. From late-spring frosts in western Michigan to triple-digit heat in the Pacific Northwest, apple growers saw a nearly 19 percent drop in fresh-market apple holdings in…

COP26 will decide the direction of the fight against global warming: Here’s what needs to go right – Firstpost

The ConversationOct 25, 2021 17:14:17 IST A week from today, a crucial round of United Nations climate change negotiations will begin in Glasgow and the stakes could not be higher. By the end, we’ll know how far nations are willing…

Australia’s 2030 climate targets for COP26

Source: Climate Council: from Paris to Glasgow report, 21 October, 2021 The Nationals have now given in principle support for Net zero by 2050. But 2050 is so far in the distance it is effectively irrelevant to what commitment and…

Global Warming And COP26: Issues And Politics – Modern Diplomacy

The Constitution states only one command twice. The Fifth Amendment says to the federal government that no one shall be “deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law.” The Fourteenth Amendment in 1868, uses the same eleven words,…

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