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Nitrogen, climate change and diet

Guest Post by Geoff Russell. Geoff is a mathematician and computer programmer and is a member of Animal Liberation SA. ———————— Barry has already published a blog on Australia’s biggest climate forcing, livestock. This has prompted some debate about whether to use the warming due to methane (its climate forcing) or its global warming potential […]

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Carbon targets II – first thoughts on the Garnaut Review emissions trajectories

The Australian report on the economic impact of global warming, known as the Garnaut Climate Change Review, has just released its supplementary draft report on targets and trajectories. I’ve provided some commentary for the Australian Science Media Centre. These are only initial thoughts based on a preliminary read, and I will to develop these ideally […]

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Australia’s soaring carbon emissions put Kyoto out of reach

The Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC, an organisational unit of the US Department of Energy) has released it’s latest figures for Australia’s carbon emissions from fossil fuel consumption. Due to the complexity in collating emissions, the current reporting year is 2005. The figures certainly leave a bitter taste in the mouth. Already among the […]

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Climate Change Emissions Impacts Renewables

Top 10 ways to reduce your CO2 emissions footprint

Solving climate change is a huge international challenge. Only a concerted global effort, involving the governments of all nations, will be enough to avert dangerous consequences. But that said, the individual actions of everyday people are still crucial. Large and complex issues, like climate change, are usually best tackled by breaking down the problem into […]

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Carbon Targets I – Fermi Paradox solved?

This is the first in a new series I’m starting, which will look at the problem of what carbon emissions reductions and atmospheric CO2 targets are need to circumvent global climate disruption. I’ll consider this topic from many angles, and propose what I think is the only workable solution! [hint: it’s not an ETS or […]