Monthly Archives: February 2011

Carbon Price

An article in The Australian details some of the costs for our biggest electricity producers should a price on carbon be instigated. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/climate/full-cost-of-carbon-would-cripple-companies/story-e6frg6xf-1226012257813 “just 30 companies are responsible for half Australia’s carbon emissions” (300 Mt). Advertisements

Posted in Uncategorized

National Doorknock Survey on Renewable Energy

Be part of a National doorknocking climate change survey! Two years ago, in the green-seated chamber of Australia’s House of Representatives, a then little-known MP rose to make a reading in support of a bill he’d just introduced. The bill … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Extreme Events – we are responsible!

Extreme precipitation events ARE GETTING WORSE as a result of human green house gas emissions. Yes, we are partly to blame for the flooding say 2 new papers in Nature. This is now! Not some ‘future time’ when climate change … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

CRITICAL DATE (was 18th Feb)

The Climate Committee is meeting this Friday (18th Feb) and is expected to be making announcements about carbon pricing and other matters soon.  An announcement of a low price on Carbon of around $20 per tonne is anticipated. The big polluters will disingenuously claim … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Letter to Board of ABC

[Emailed by one of our members on the 31 Jan 2011] Dear Maurice Newman, I am very disappointed in the continuing false “balance” of ABC reporting on the science of climate change. This science has now developed to the stage … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Central Coast – Election Forum on Climate Change, 2011

Wednesday night, 9th Feb 2011, Gosford Uniting Church is hosting a Candidates Forum.  Candidates for the coming State Election will answer questions on climate change.

Posted in Uncategorized

National Academy – Sea Level Rise

New reports issued by National Academy of Sciences (USA) in response to a request by Congress state that the science of climate change has been established well enough to be accepted as fact. This echoes other recent statements from the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized