Thursday, 18 October, 2018

Mining sector, Morrison government on the defensive over IPCC report

No change in Qld after dire climate report 'Heatwave to affect people in India, Pakistan'
Doris Mccormick | 11 October, 2018, 17:20

Lawmakers push for action on reducing maternal deaths Bipartisan group of senators ask Trump to increase focus on maternal deaths How Kavanaugh got the votes MORE (R-W.Va.) told The Hill three days after the report was released.Even fewer said they were heeding the warnings that action needed to be taken to cut emissions by 2030."That's the UN".

The letter comes as an IPCC special report on the impact of global warming has highlighted that the world is completely off track on keeping the temperature rise under 1.5 degrees C.

The report stated that limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius rather than 2 degrees Celsius will lessen the considerable impacts to the ecosystem and human health, helping to achieve the UN's sustainable development goals.

Already, the global temperature - averaged between land and sea temperatures - has risen 1° Celsius, or 1.8° Fahrenheit, since 1880.

Amjad Abdulla - board member for the IPCC and chief negotiator for small island states at risk of flooding - said, "The report shows we only have the slimmest of opportunities remaining to avoid unthinkable damage to the climate system that supports life as we know it".

Scott allegedly made the seas warmer by supporting Trump's decision to "unilaterally withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, [banning] the use of the phrases "global warming" and "climate change" from state documents, websites and office discussions and approved Florida's so-called 'anti-science law, ' which critics say was aimed at allowing legal challenges to the teaching of the realities of climate change and global warming in the state's classrooms". Rain-fed agriculture is already marginal across much of the country, and anticipated climate change may well make current agricultural practices unviable at 1.5℃ and above.

As NM Political Report has reported numerous times, including last summer, the U.S. Southwest is warming more quickly than other places on the planet.

We are running out of time to prevent catastrophic effects of climate change from reshaping our world. Unprecedented heat waves. Devastating floods.

U.S. military moves command center as Hurricane Michael bears down
Characterized by strong winds and heavy rainfall, the hurricane of 1930 caused severe damage to the Dominican Republic. The Suwannee Valley is expected to experience sustained 40-50 miles per hour winds with gusts up to 75 miles per hour .


Huawei Mate 20X Gaming Smartphone to Be Launched on October 16
The rear of the devices show the triple camera setup on the rear of the device and the lack of a fingerprint sensor on the rear. Huawei has officially announced its Huawei Mate 20X gaming smartphone, which will launch along with Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro .


Jimmy Butler Swore At Timberwolves GM, Challenged Teammates At Heated Practice
Butler requested a trade before the start of training camp but the Wolves have been unable to find a trade to their satisfaction. As the GM watched on the sidelines during a scrimmage, sources said that Butler yelled to Layden: "You f--ing need me, Scott".


Wendel Trio, director of CAN Europe, one of the signatories, said: "The sooner and the more we invest in the clean energy transition, the better for citizens and our economies".

The long-term targets considered in the draft point include plans for 80 per cent emission reductions by 2050, reaching net zero emissions by 2070 and reaching net zero emissions by 2050. The world is filled with climate-change hypocrites who want America to pay all the costs and make all the sacrifices.

BECCS is a theory for "negative emissions" using large scale plant growth to absorb Carbon dioxide; the crops are burned to create energy while the Carbon dioxide is captured and buried in the ground.

That's right - the one country that pulled out of the phony Paris Climate Accord reduced its carbon emissions by 0.5 percent, the most of all major countries. The 2016 El Niño phenomenon, which was super charged by the effects of climate change, crippled rain-fed agricultural production and left over 40 million people foods insecure in Africa.

The progressively serious climate impacts at 1.5 and 2.0℃ in these countries demands concerted action, both locally and internationally.

"When the federal government fails to act, we must look to states, cities, and the private sector to redouble their efforts", Udall added. We ask that any comments by climate-change denialists be flagged for moderation.

McCormack said the government won't change policy just because somebody might suggest that some sort of report is the way we need to follow and everything that we should do.

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