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A warning to the world from Cape Grim

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Published: 14 May 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

The 2016 Sydney Peace Prize will be awarded to Naomi Klein, whose most recent book This Changes Everything has inspired thousands of people across the world to take a stand on the issue of climate change. David Hirsch, Chair of the Sydney Peace Foundation, said: ‘We think that Klein’s message is one that Australians really want – and need to hear.’

World's carbon dioxide concentration teetering on the point of no return – Michael Slezak – The Guardian 11.05.16
Future looms in which global concentration of CO2 is permanently above 400 parts per million. ‘There’s an answer to dealing with this and that’s to stop burning fossil fuels.’
See report here [and remarkable dynamic graphic at the end of Global temperature change from 1850 to 2016]

And see:

Almost everything you know about climate change solutions Is outdated, Part 1 – Joe Romm – ThinkProgress 10.05.16
Now that there is basically a high-level political consensus around the globe about what the science says our temperature target should be to avoid catastrophe [1.5°C, not 2°C, above pre-industrial levels], the need to move quickly on rapid deployment of existing solutions has never been clearer. We can’t afford to wait for R&D to deliver new breakthrough technologies.

Why climate change is a Jewish issue
June 29, 2015

Ignoring climate change akin to sin
November 10, 2015
Religious studies professor: climate change is the ‘core moral issue of our time’ and ignoring it is the Jewish equivalent of sin.

Climate Change – a “threat multiplier”
September 27, 2015


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