Oct. 19, 2021

Quick Climate Links: 'Pack your shit folks, we're going away' - George Carlin

Quick Climate Links: 'Pack your shit folks, we're going away' - George Carlin

The late comedian, George Carlin (pictured), takes a light-hearted look at saving the planet in the YouTube clip "Saving the Planet".

And Fran Kelly on Radio National's "Breakfast" talks with Resources Minister, Keith Pitt.

Other links today:

"Joyce warns Liberals against ‘threatening’ Nationals on net-zero";

"On Scottish Islands, the winds of change are blowing from oil to renewables";

"'Running out of time': Asia struggles to kick coal addiction";

"Australia’s top economists back carbon price, say benefits of net-zero outweigh cost";

"Residents at Risk – Viva’s LNG import terminal deemed an unacceptable risk by residents";

"Nuclear: No Climate Solution";

"Make Brisbane a regenerative city";

"Cop26 corporate sponsors condemn climate summit as ‘mismanaged’";

"Treasury leak reveals rift between Johnson and Sunak over costs of zero-carbon economy";

"Business frustration over government’s climate inaction grows";

"Solar powers more than half of Australia’s grid for first time, coal at record low";

"Malcolm Turnbull on Murdoch, lies and the climate crisis: ‘The same forces that enabled Trump are at work in Australia’";

"Australia’s race to net zero is transformative: those who hesitate are lost";

"Tropical wetlands reduce storm impacts and save thousands of lives and $600bn each year, study suggests";

"Launch of the 2021 Australian MJA-Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: Australia increasingly out on a limb"

"‘This is our last chance’: Biden urged to act as climate agenda hangs by a thread";

"New project helps disadvantaged organizations access federal climate funds";

"Connecting the dots on climate and health the big picture";

"The Climate Crisis Explained";

"Nuclear power is too costly, too slow, so it’s zero use to Australia’s emissions plan";

"No change to Australia’s 2030 emissions reduction target as Scott Morrison focuses on net-zero deal";

"What to expect when you’re expecting… the federal government to shift on climate any day now";

"Scott Morrison to push on with net-zero target despite Nationals";

"Australia’s Nationally Determined Contribution";

"Prime Minister's net-zero climate plan";

"Net-zero emissions by 2050: Call for Resources Minister Keith Pitt to resign";

"Paul Bongiorno: Nationals’ theatre of the absurd drains government credibility";

"Who’s who in Glasgow: 5 countries that could make or break the planet’s future under climate change";

"What’s behind News Corp’s new spin on climate change?";

"Morrison says cabinet, not Nationals or Joyce, will decide net-zero plan";

"From childlessness to the climate crisis, why is the blame always on us?";

"Want to know what a just transition to a green economy looks like? Ask the workers";

"The Zero Emissions Solutions Conference (ZESC)";

"Morrison tells Liberals he wants binding 2050 net-zero target at Glasgow summit";

"Scott Morrison to push on with net-zero target despite Nationals";

"Australia’s climate uncertainty a turn-off for investors: IGCC";

"Australia set to disappoint key allies on 2030 emissions target";

"New deal to turn waste timber into hydrogen at Bass Strait port";

"'On the winning camp': The business guide to COP26 and why it matters".

Enjoy "Music for a Warming World".



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