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Heavy industries in Australia’s regions could cut emissions by 80% and create a jobs bonanza, report says | Business | The Guardian

File photo of BlueScope Steel's Port Kembla steelworks in Australia

The National Mindset denies the Region’s  their possibilities

Graham Readfearn @readfearn Mon 20 Jun 2022 03.30 AEST Last modified on Mon 20 Jun 2022 03.31 AEST The regional powerhouses of Australia’s industrial economy could slash their greenhouse gas emissions by more than 80% and become centres for multibillion-dollar investments in renewable energy, according to a report backed by some of the country’s biggest companies.

Source: Heavy industries in Australia’s regions could cut emissions by 80% and create a jobs bonanza, report says | Business | The Guardian

Our uncertain future – » The Australian Independent Media Network

A major scientific report issued by 13 federal agencies on Friday presents the starkest warnings to date of the consequences of climate change for the United States, predicting that if significant steps are not taken to rein in global warming, the damage will knock as much as 10 percent off the size of the American economy by century’s end.

The report, which was mandated by Congress and made public by the White House, is notable not only for the precision of its calculations and bluntness of its conclusions, but also because its findings are directly at odds with President Trump’s agenda of environmental deregulation, which he asserts will spur economic growth?

In terms of the consequences of climate change, lets have a look at what’s on the cards:

via Our uncertain future – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Abbott policies reduced effectiveness of foreign aid to combat climate change | Australia news | The Guardian

Tropical Cyclone Pam rips through Kiribati in 2015.

Why the Chinese are so welcomed(ODT)

The Abbott government cut foreign aid by a total of $11bn over the medium term, reducing Australia’s aid program to the lowest levels since the creation of a formal aid program more than 40 years ago.

via Abbott policies reduced effectiveness of foreign aid to combat climate change | Australia news | The Guardian