Mining sector, Morrison government on the defensive over IPCC report
Mining sector, Morrison government on the defensive over IPCC report
The Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant in Wyoming. AP
10 October, 2018, 22:27
Leaders from countries such as Botswana and Namibia can not let-up on the global stage in pushing for nation states to make good on, and further improve, their pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Agreement.
The report is part of the Paris climate accord process.
To contain warming at 1.5°C, man-made global net Carbon dioxide emissions needs to fall by about 45 percent by 2030 from 2010 levels and reach "net zero" by mid-century. It's up to world leaders who meet later this year to try understand all that's being said, such as the work of the year's two Nobel economics laureates suggesting ways to fight global warming, including a universal carbon tax.
The IPCC report reveals the widespread effects of global warming of 1.5°C and above, which includes increased coastal flooding and the salinization of river beds, besides increased heatwaves.
Farmers for Climate Action chief executive Verity Morgan-Schmidt said the government needs to have a fully-funded national strategy on agriculture and climate change.
"At 1.5 degrees, we will see the consequences of climate-related risks to our health, our livelihoods, our food security, water supply, human security, and economic growth", Penny Wong, Labor's acting spokeswoman for climate change, said. The report also notes that "any remaining emissions would need to be balanced by removing Carbon dioxide from the air". More recently, he claimed that low temperatures disprove climate change.
Australia, the planet's biggest coal exporter and the fourth biggest producer, won't stop using coal to power the generators that produce its electricity. "We're seeing deeper and more severe and more frequent drought, which is already playing havoc on our agriculture production systems".
"Findings issued today by the world's preeminent climate scientists urgently underscore the need to dramatically step up global action against climate change", Bob Perciasepe, president of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, said in a statement.
Udall criticized the Trump administration's recent rollback of a rule meant to reduce pollution from methane, a greenhouse gas, calling it a "tragic failure of leadership".
In these climate change "hotspots" - prone to droughts and floods - local warming and drying will be greater than the global average. "Within a few generations he is burning the fossil fuels that slowly accumulated in the earth over the past 500 million years". It envisions a scenario in which the USA acts alone on climate change, not in tandem with the 194 other countries that agreed to emissions reductions in the Paris Agreement on climate change. But they are not spread uniformly across the globe, and different parts of the world experience impacts differently.
Released Sunday, the report warned that the world is rapidly running out of time to scale back greenhouse gas emissions before catastrophic planetary changes occur.
The IPCC is the United Nations scientific body that assesses the state of climate science.
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