Oct. 22, 2021

Quick Climate Links: Simon seeks independents to repair our broken democracy and ease the climate burden

Quick Climate Links: Simon seeks independents to repair our broken democracy and ease the climate burden

Simon Holmes à Court (pictured) is behind Climate 200 and as one of the many celebrated speakers on the Smart Energy Council's Global Race to Zero virtual summit talked about this quite new and influential organization.

Nationals deputy leader, David Littleproud was on Radio National today (October 22) and talked with host Sarah Sara about: "Nationals deputy leader declines to outline list of demands to Prime Minister", leaving me feeling ill.

Other Quick Climate Links are:

"Net-zero strategy: Tory MPs’ anger over Treasury assessment on high costs";

"Qld braces for more severe storms as NSW cleanup begins";

"Nigerian religious leaders call for climate justice ahead of COP26";

"In the Sharma case, Australia’s federal court must not avert its eyes from the climate crisis";

"Rubbish-strewn Glasgow braced for humiliation on world stage over shambolic preparation for Cop26";

"Colorado organization helps communities plan for a future without coal";

"Toyota, Stellantis to Build EV-Battery Factories in North America";

"Global heating ‘may lead to epidemic of kidney disease’";

"Security leaders on Glasgow COP26: Water shortfalls mean we can’t wait for 2050";

"Prime Minister faces challenge to manage the enemies within";

"Life in a Degrowth Economy and Why You’ll Love It";

"Australia sought to weaken UN climate report on need to close coal-fired power stations, leak suggests";

"Nationals' demands for Liberals over climate change policy finalised, taken to Prime Minister Scott Morrison";

"Morrison refuses to release net-zero modelling, as Australia outed for fudging climate report";

"Barnaby Joyce’s push for rail extension to Gladstone would set off ‘carbon bomb’, activists claim";

"‘We have to be at the table’: Australia’s trade minister urges colleagues to back net zero to protect trade";

"White House unveils landmark reports on climate links to security, migration";

"COP26: Document leak reveals nations lobbying to change key climate report";

"Greta Thunberg accuses world leaders of being in denial over climate crisis";

"Extreme rain heads for California’s burn scars, raising the risk of mudslides – this is what cascading climate disasters look like";

"How the environmental offsets scheme is failing the Australian wildlife it is meant to protect";

"Grattan on Friday: Can Barnaby Joyce sell his supporters the net-zero he’s previously trashed?";

"Glasgow showdown: Pacific Islands demand global leaders bring action, not excuses, to UN summit";

"Pacific Northwest Entrepreneurs Fighting Climate Change";

"There are no real climate leaders yet – who will step up at Cop26?";

"Farmers don’t have to contribute to the environmental crisis – we can solve it";

"The UK’s net-zero strategy still avoids what is needed to avert climate catastrophe";

"Climate change is bad for your health. And plans to boost economies may make it worse";

"‘No more time to waste,’ chair of House climate panel warns ahead of Cop26";

"In Australia, It’s ‘Long Live King Coal’";

"Large Sections of Australia’s Great Reef Are Now Dead, Scientists Find";

"Record levels of renewable energy drive down electricity prices across Australia";

"Australia sought to weaken UN climate report on need to close coal-fired power stations, leak suggests";

"Natural habitats of 30 cities around the world at risk due to ‘coastal hardening’, study suggests";

"Government refuses to release net-zero modelling in ‘new low’ for accountability".

Enjoy "Music for a Warming World".

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