Month: January 2019

The One Earth Climate Model to curb climate change, without nuclear power


Leonardo DiCaprio’s foundation just announced a bold new plan to curb climate change

The One Earth Climate Model says we can curb temperature rises without resorting to nuclear power or using unproved technologies. It will be expensive–but far less than the subsidies we currently give fossil fuel companies. BY ADELE PETERS , 30 Jan 19

A landmark climate report in late 2018 explained exactly what’s at stakeif the world doesn’t limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, from the total loss of coral reefs to millions of people at risk from sea level rise. Now, a new report lays out a blueprint to keep warming in check– without, as many plans do, relying on controversial nuclear power or new technologies to capture CO2 (including machines that suck carbon dioxide from the air) that haven’t yet been proven at scale. The report says it can happen for far less…

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Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission lays bare evidence that ‘the system is sick’ – ABC Rural – Ignored catastrophic #ClimateChange #auspol #qldpol #nswpol #StopAdani #ClimateStrike #ExtinctionRebellion #TheDrum

The report has accused the body responsible for implementing the Murray-Darling Basin Plan of negligence, so how has rural Australia reacted?
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OECD urges Australia to step up carbon emissions cuts, – The Straits Times #auspol #qldpol #nswpol #StopAdani Demand #ClimateAction #GreenNewDeal #ClimateStrike #ExtinctionRebellion #ClimateEmergency

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) – Australia needs to cut carbon emissions more sharply to meet its 2030 Paris Climate accord target, the OECD warned on Wednesday (Jan 30), contradicting claims by the country’s conservative government that the goal will be easily met.. Read more at
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Tasmania bushfires leave world heritage area devastated – The Guardian #auspol #qldpol #StopAdani #ClimateChange = #Heatwave #Drought #Bushfire #extinction #ClimateStrike #ExtinctionRebellion

Pictures from Tasmania’s central plateau, shot by wilderness photographer Dan Broun, show the extraordinary damage wrought by 11 days of bushfires
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