Tag Archives: Climate Change

Plunging price of renewable energy makes end of fossil fuels inevitable, says report | The Independent

The transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy “now appears irreversible” as the cost of green power plunges, according to a new report. In The Transition Takes Hold, Clean Energy Canada said some 6.7 million people were working in the … Continue reading

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Postal vote plebiscite idea highlights Australia’s dysfunction on marriage equality

Source: Postal vote plebiscite idea highlights Australia’s dysfunction on marriage equality

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US ‘forces G20 to drop any mention of climate change’ in joint statement | The Independent

Financial officials from the world’s biggest economies have dropped from a joint statement any mention of financing action on climate change, reportedly following pressure from the US and Saudi Arabia. Finance ministers from the G20, which comprises more than 80 … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef just the tip of the climate change iceberg

Over the past three years, almost all of the world’s reefs have experienced summertime heat stress. Source: Great Barrier Reef just the tip of the climate change iceberg

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American Kids Are About to Get Even Dumber When It Comes to Climate Science | Mother Jones

Politicians are serving up climate denial as academic freedom. Source: American Kids Are About to Get Even Dumber When It Comes to Climate Science | Mother Jones

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Malcolm Turnbull will never have a credible climate change policy

The greatest hallmark of the Coalition’s baked-in streak of climate denialism is the extent to which it will contort itself not to have a credible policy. Source: Malcolm Turnbull will never have a credible climate change policy

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NASA chief slaps down climate sceptic senator Malcolm Roberts: ‘You hold a number of misconceptions’

A senior NASA official has taken the extraordinary step of personally rebuking One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts’ claims the agency had falsified key data to exaggerate current extreme warming in the Arctic. Source: NASA chief slaps down climate sceptic senator … Continue reading

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Australia worst among G20 when it comes to action on climate change, report finds | Environment | The Guardian

Australia the only country to receive a rating of ‘very poor’ in a majority of categories in Climate Transparency scorecard Source: Australia worst among G20 when it comes to action on climate change, report finds | Environment | The Guardian

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Saving The Great Barrier Reef Will Cost $6.3 Billion

The Queensland government has agreed to recommendations that will help the reef survive climate change. Source: Saving The Great Barrier Reef Will Cost $6.3 Billion

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Deniers reality check: 97% of scientists agree humans causing climate change

Despite aggressive attempts to convince the public otherwise, new analysis of the vast body of research shows 97% of scientists agree that human activities are fuelling climate change. Source: Deniers reality check: 97% of scientists agree humans causing climate change

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The Great Barrier Reef Is Screwed If Climate Change Continues

A new study warns coral’s ability to withstand bleaching would suffer in warmer oceans. Source: The Great Barrier Reef Is Screwed If Climate Change Continues

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As Coasts Flood, why isn’t the Corporate Press asking Candidates about Climate Change?

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – The US corporate press is letting the presidential candidates set the … Source: As Coasts Flood, why isn’t the Corporate Press asking Candidates about Climate Change?

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Weather Channel Advises Elderly In Path Of Storm To Commit Suicide Now

  ATLANTA – (CT&P) – The Weather Channel is advising all elderly or weak individuals in the path of Winter Storm Jonas to go ahead and commit suicide before the storm hits. Weather Channel stalwart Jim Cantore, reporting from the … Continue reading

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Weather Channel Warns That Icy Roads Can Be Hazardous

  ATLANTA – (CT&P) – The Weather Channel is warning its viewers in Tennessee and North Carolina that when ice forms on roads, cars tend slide out of control, which can cause wrecks. Winter Storm Ilias, which has caused raised … Continue reading

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A Potato in Paris: how one climate denialist potato dreams of representing Australia Will Ian the Climate Denialist Potato succeed in his cunning plan to depose Greg Hunt and represent Australia at the Paris climate talks?

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China to stake leadership claim on climate change, emissions reduction at Paris UN conference – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

China — the world’s biggest polluter — will use this week’s UN conference in Paris to stake a global leadership claim on climate change. Source: China to stake leadership claim on climate change, emissions reduction at Paris UN conference – … Continue reading

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Think We Can’t Stabilize the Climate While Fostering Growth? Think Again. | The Nation

When the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference opens in Paris on November 30, annual global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) will be about 32 billion metric tons. Source: Think We Can’t Stabilize the Climate While Fostering Growth? Think Again. … Continue reading

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Almost 40% of Americans ‘not too worried’ about climate change | US news | The Guardian

In a recent poll, two-thirds of Americans say they accept climate change, and the vast majority say human activities cause it – but they aren’t very worried Source: Almost 40% of Americans ‘not too worried’ about climate change | US … Continue reading

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This Chart Shows Where All the Candidates Stand on the World’s Biggest Issue | Mother Jones

There’s much more variety than you might think. Source: This Chart Shows Where All the Candidates Stand on the World’s Biggest Issue | Mother Jones

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Immigration Minister Peter Dutton caught joking about the effect of climate change on Pacific islands. He and Andrew Bolt could do an Abbott and Costello routine

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has been caught on tape joking about low-lying islands being swamped by rising seas in a 23-second exchange that risked offending Indigenous people, ethnic leaders and Australia’s Pacific neighbours in one fell swoop. Source: Immigration Minister … Continue reading

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Trying to follow what is going on in Syria and why? This comic will get you there in 5 minutes.

There’s a part of the story you might not have known. Source: Trying to follow what is going on in Syria and why? This comic will get you there in 5 minutes.

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Village at the End of the World – Al Jazeera English

Source: Village at the End of the World – Al Jazeera English

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Abbott Announces New Rebate Scheme For Rooftop Coal-Fired Power Stations

By The Shovel on August 13, 2015 Australians who install coal-fired power stations on their roof at home will soon be eligible for a Government-funded rebate, under new plans unveiled today. Speaking at the program’s launch, Prime Minister Tony Abbott … Continue reading

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The Pope Says Climate Change Is Real. Catholic GOP Candidates Disagree. Here’s what they have to say about whether humans are warming the planet.

Since ascending to the Catholic Church’s top perch in March 2013, Pope Francis hasn’t shied away from taking political stances that rankle conservatives. He has said evolution and creationism aren’t mutually exclusive. Asked about gay priests, he responded, “Who am … Continue reading

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Abbott Announces Compromise To Move Wind Turbines Inside

By The Shovel on June 18, 2015 Prime Minister Tony Abbott has tabled a plan that he hopes will placate supporters of wind turbines, while removing the ugly, noisy devices from view. The ambitious strategy will see the turbines removed … Continue reading

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Coal Stations Are “Visually Beautiful And Whisper Quiet” Abbott Says

By The Shovel on June 11, 2015 Coal-fired power stations are a stunning addition to the Australian landscape, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said this morning. “When you get up close to these things, it’s something quite special. The sheer size … Continue reading

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More Bad News From Antarctica: Study Shows Increase In Ice Shelf Thinning | Crooks and Liars

More Bad News From Antarctica: Study Shows Increase In Ice Shelf Thinning | Crooks and Liars.

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Anti Vaxxers Call Emergency Séance To Seek Guidance From Spirit World: Andrew Bolt and his Murdoch mates are doing the same

SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA (CT&P) – Leaders of the Criminally Negligent Parents Association and the Vacuous Housewives Club of Orange County, the two largest anti-vaccination groups in the country, have called a crisis meeting this weekend to discuss how to respond … Continue reading

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Climate change: Why some of us won’t believe it’s getting hotter

What is it about the temperature that some of us find so hard to accept? The year just ended was one of the hottest on record. In NSW it was the absolute hottest, in Victoria the second-hottest, and in Australia … Continue reading

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Lima climate change talks reach global warming agreement :”Socialism masked as Enviromentalism” “Climate Change is Crap” Tony Abbott Tony Abbott

Deal would for first time commit all countries – including developing nations – to cutting emissions International negotiators at the Lima climate change talks have agreed on a plan to fight global warming that would for the first time commit … Continue reading

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The Crux of the Climate Change Issue and Misinformation Quandary: Fox N Bolt show

A while back, University of Alabama at Huntsville Scientist Roy Spencer, who has a history of the same kind of errors always going in the same direction, managed to get a study published under an implicit theory that “clouds drive … Continue reading

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Herb Van Fleet: With climate change, you can’t change the facts:

The International Panel on Climate Change is at it again.On Nov. 2, the IPCC released its latest report, “Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability — Fifth Assessment.” It was written by 306 authors from 60 countries and runs 1,820 … Continue reading

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Bolt’s Pin Up Boy in the US of A Jim Inhofe: He has a connection with god and quotes from the bible

Sen. Jim Inhofe, a climate change denier who soon will control the environmental legislative agenda in Washington, is expected to oppose carbon emission reduction Climate change denier heads environment panel U.S. President Barack Obama’s ambitions to reduce carbon emissions and … Continue reading

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A word from a world pariah nation. Abbott has brought us to this image.

Andrew Robb: Obama misinformed in ‘unnecessary’ Great Barrier Reef speech Work for Abbott and your face changes. Politics the Anti-Science Trade minister Andrew Robb has slammed US president Barack Obama’s call for Australia to do more to save the Great … Continue reading

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It took only two days for Abbott’s ‘conversion’ to climate change to be exposed

Denial: Australians burying their heads in the sands of Bondi Beach to send a message to Prime Minister Tony Abbott about the dangers of climate change. Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s apparent, if modest, conversion to the idea that climate change … Continue reading

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How vested interests defeated climate science A Dark Victory By Robert Manne

Some 20 years ago, climate scientists arrived at the conclusion that the vast acceleration in the emission of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases since the industrial revolution was causing the temperature of the Earth to rise. Almost all agreed … Continue reading

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Climate change deal: US-China agreement embarrasses Abbott Government, climate policy analyst says

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Alarmists, Technologically ignorant, False god worshippers, According to Andrew Bolt and Tony Abbott Germans are just dumb

German village Feldheim the country’s first community to become energy self-sufficient The rural village of Feldheim, 80 kilometres south of Berlin, is at the vanguard of Germany’s energy revolution, boasting a wind farm, solar plant, biogas and biomass facilities. Germany … Continue reading

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“Ignorance is associated with exaggerated confidence in one’s abilities, whereas experts are unduly tentative about their performance.”

The  Dunning-Kruger effect.  published in 1999.Appliesdirectly to the Andrew Bolt’s of this world when it comes to the denial of Climate change in particular those employed by Fox News and News Corp. “Ignorance is associated with exaggerated confidence in one’s … Continue reading

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Climate change denier Jim Inhofe in line for Senate’s top environmental job

Obama faces a fight to protect his climate change agenda after midterm results suggest Senate’s top environmental post will fall to Republican stalwart of climate denial The Senate’s top environmental job is set to fall to Jim Inhofe, one of … Continue reading

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IPCC: rapid carbon emission cuts vital to stop severe impact of climate change.

Carbon emissions, such as those from the Mehrum coal-fired power plant in Germany, will have to fall to zero to avoid catastrophic climate change, the IPCC says. Photograph: Julian Stratenschulte/Corbis Most important assessment of global warming yet warns carbon emissions … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef protection plan ‘ignores the threat of climate change’

Scientists warn the government’s strategy is likely to prove ineffectual as ‘unless Australia cuts back on carbon dioxide emissions we won’t have much of a Great Barrier Reef left’ he Australian government’s multimillion dollar plan to halt the worrying decline … Continue reading

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Waiting for Andrew Bolt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=xXGfZPd57hE This Is What It Looks Like When 400,000 People March For Climate Change Awareness

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We singled out as leading. OECD Human Rights Violaters, ADF deployment enthusiasts, RET non supporters, Foreign Aid renegers… We stand Tall

  With the Abbott Government’s RET review controversially advising abolishing Australia’s renewable energy target, a new international report suggests renewables are the only way forward. RENEWABLE ENERGIES ARE INCREASINGLY SEEN as the best solution to a growing global population demanding … Continue reading

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False Gods

   “Climate Science is the new false god” Bolt’s repititious mantra.   It’s costing the economy  by it’s inexactness.  It’s unable explain or predict  the untimely end of hundreds fish washed up on the ninety mile beach a few weeks … Continue reading

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WILL ABBOTT CUT SPENDING ON DIRECT ACTION AND SAVE US $2BILL WHEN THE CARBON TAX GOES?

Abbott could spend $2bill less to achieve  the emissions reduction target of 19% set for 2020. It would boost our chances of achieving the 5% cut in  emissions on the levels of 2000.  We could  buy International credits for 20% … Continue reading

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