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Aussie Resources Minister: UN Climate Emergency Demand an “Inconsequential “Grand Statement” — Iowa Climate Science Education

Keith Pitt. By Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website – http://www.dfat.gov.au, CC BY 3.0 au, Link Guest essay by Eric Worrall Australian Resources Minister Keith Pitt predicts global demand for Aussie coal will remain strong “long into the future”. Australia’s Resources Minister Keith Pitt dismisses UN chief’s climate change statement With Australia isolated on […]

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Guardian Climate Crisis: Coal Use is Not Falling Fast Enough — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to The Guardian, coal use will have to collapse in the 2020s if we are to combat the climate crisis. Carbon emissions fall as electricity producers move away from coal Global emissions down by 2% amid mild winter and reduced use of coal-fired power plants Jillian Ambrose and Simon GoodleyMon 9…

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Aussie Bushfires: Government Promises More Climate Action, but Defends Coal — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Scott Morrison Conservative government has agreed more action is required on climate change, but defended its support for coal mining. McCormack concedes Australia must do more to fight climate crisis – but links fires to ‘self-combusting manure’ Deputy prime minister also suggests there’s ‘a lot of hysteria about climate…

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COAL – THE MORAL CHOICE! INDIA OPENS 52 NEW COAL MINES TO ACHIEVE UNIVERSAL ELECTRIFICATION —

https://www.thegwpf.com/india-opens-52-new-coal-mines-to-achieve-universal-electrification/ Times of India & Press Trust of India NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government has opened 52 new coal mines since coming to power in May 2014 to fuel its flagship village and household electrification programmes without tripping the system, officials told TOI. These 52 mines represent 86% growth over the number of mines added…

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Paris Agreement Architect Calls the End of Coal – in the Middle of a Coal Rush — Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Former UNFCCC secretary Christiana Figueres, architect of the Paris Agreement, has called Australia’s planned giant new coal mine a “Kodak moment”, a doomed investment in a superseded technology, right in the middle of an unprecedented global rush to new coal capacity. The ‘Kodak moment’ for coal, and why the Adani […]

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