Tag Archives: climate change

Australia’s PM On The Spot

2,000 scientists recently endorsed an open letter to our Prime Minster Turnbull calling for a halt to coal to save the world’s coral reefs. With 50% of global coral already dead, and a global bleaching event that started in 2014 … Continue reading

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Action beyond Paris Agreement

It is now 25 years since the first global reports warned us that greenhouse gas emissions were a serious problem. I have watched the debate these two decades on climate change with increasing levels of concern. This is not some … Continue reading

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People’s Climate Rally

A number of Central Coast organisations were represented at the Climate Change Rally in November 2015. This included CEN and ACF Central Coast branch. The rally was held to remind governments that real action is needed at the Paris Climate … Continue reading

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Fear the Fossil Fuel Future Shock

Just how much of Australia’s coal should we export or allow to be burned and what is the implication for Australia’s economy if we leave our current reserves in the ground? Well, the latest report from Carbon Tracker Initiative deals … Continue reading

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Talk on Saturday – Kariong Eco Hub

Following on from a talk at Politics in the Pub…

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The Moral Responsibility

Our politicians have a moral responsibility to put their own prejudices behind them in the pursuit of their duties: “Although ordinary individuals may have no duty to go beyond their own personal opinion about the science of climate change, government … Continue reading

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Coal is Too Expensive

Coal has become more expensive than renewable energy and it is even more expensive when the carbon tax is added in. Photovoltaic electricity generation comes in at 20% cheaper than coal while wind generation is now 44% cheaper. Even gas … Continue reading

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