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Today’s Breakthrough Institute report shows we are tipping climate thresholds like dominoes as we slide down runaway warming’s road to Hell Featured Image: Cover picture from the emailed announcement received 17/05/2022 of Breakthrough Institute’s new publication “Climate Dominoes“, by David Spratt and Ian Dunlop. This report summarizes the vast array of evidence showing that the …
William P. Hall
2022-10-30 12:54:34
VEC Hawthorn district map
Why Vote Climate One thinks Hawthorn is a key seat In the Victorian election, Labor, Liberal and Green parties plus a ‘teal’ independent are contesting the seat of Hawthorn on climate. From Vote Climate One’s perspective, how candidates will respond to the present climate emergency is an existential issue. For us, it is the only …
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2022-05-16 15:13:11
A “teal” infested minority government may be our best path towards ensuring effective action to manage the climate crisis before it is too late to stop warming Featured Image: Zoe Daniel rally. Diego Fedele/AAP image from the article,
Another affluent Liberal heartland seat will test the importance of climate action and ethics to conservative, thinking voters Among a field of 11 candidates running in Kooyong, including the ‘born to rule’ incumbent Liberal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg who would be next PM after Scott Morrison, it seems likely that no one candidate will have a …
William P. Hall
2022-02-10 01:49:14
White Americans [and Australians] become very anxious about climate change. This needs to be turned into effective action to do something about it. by Sarah Jaquette Ray, March 21, 2021 in Scientific American [blog]Climate Anxiety Is an Overwhelmingly White Phenomenon: Is it really just code for white people wishing to hold onto their way of …
Since Australia’s 21 May national election, I’ve been too busy working on a series of articles on the genesis of the ‘Teal Tsunami’ of climate friendly community independents that is transforming Australian government to post much else. However, replacement of the COALition Government whose solution to the climate emergency was denial by one that at …
Past denial & blocking of climate action is hurting society. How do we respond to accelerate effective action to deal with the emergency? Maxine Joeslow, 24/02/2022 in The Washington Post Climate & EnvironmentWhite House science office to hold first event on countering climate change denial and delay: Leading climate scientists will meet with officials in …
by Joel Makower, 31/01/2022 in GreenBizThe new ‘ROI’ for climate: The ‘risk of inaction’
William P. Hall
2022-11-28 23:18:50
Climate change, driven by burning fossil fuels, contributing to the Great Deluge, is consigning Australia to escalating climate disasters Most of Australia’s East Coast from Cape York south to the Victorian border has had over a meter of rain by the end of October — with the rains still continuing. Some of these areas have …
UN Chief, Antonio Guterres warns world leaders at COP 27 summit that nations must cooperate or face “collective suicide” from climate change. Guterres pulled no punches in his opening address to heads of state and other national leaders attending the climate summit: “Humanity has a choice: cooperate or perish,” “It is either a Climate Solidarity …
William P. Hall
2022-10-25 11:05:25
We live in dangerous times. Our state and federal parliaments will make life and death decisions about the climate crisis Global warming is real. It was triggered by the ‘greenhouse effects’ in the atmosphere of exponentially increasing amounts of CO₂ emitted by humanity’s prodigious burning of fossil carbon beginning with the Industrial Revolution. The rate …
William P. Hall
2022-10-06 23:32:28
The rate our green(ish) planet is warming is still rising due to humanity’s carbon emissions. Many species are dying to pay the price. Nothing humans have done so far seems to have slowed the rate of increase, let alone stopping and reversing the rise. Most animal and plant species, including humans. have genetically determined thermal …
William P. Hall
2022-09-25 17:46:55
The UN’s World Meteorological Organization warns us that we have done nothing to slow the global warming caused by our carbon emissions. Geneva, 13 September 2022 (WMO) – Climate science is clear: we are heading in the wrong direction, according to a new multi-agency report coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which highlights the …
A rising tsunami of teal independents is transforming our democracy representing special interests to a participatory democracy of community representatives As noted in my many posts to Climate Sentinel News, it is becoming increasingly evident that humanity on our only planet faces near term extinction if we don’t manage to stop and reverse the global …
Introduction The results of the 21 May 2022 federal election looks like the beginning of a fundamental revolution in the way politics is done in Australia. Not only has our Parliament shifted from close to a decade of domination by the conservative and reactionary Liberal and National Party Coalition to a more progressive Labor government, …
William P. Hall
2022-08-23 18:56:50
Aside from some flooding Australia has had it fairly easy compared to increasing frequency, extent, and severity of climate catastrophes in other parts of the world. Don’t let our cooler La Nina and Indian Ocean dipole conditions fool you. The rest of the world really suffering! Bill McKibben, is an American environmentalist, author, and journalist …