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People power needed to support Obama climate plan

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Nicholas :Stern: is saying the plan will improve health, the U.S. economy, innovation, jobs and push ahead a global agreement on climate change. But the BigCoal and their conservative cronies are on the attack and you can bet Abbott and the LNP are on their side!

Scientists and commentators who do their homework are saying a 32% target is nowhere near enough!!! Read the Guardian’s overview: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/aug/04/obama-clean-power-plan-welcomed-but-wont-avoid-dangerous-warming

We must do much more according to The New York Times ahttp://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/02/us/obama-to-unveil-tougher-climate-plan-with-his-legacy-in-mind.html?_r=3

And the independent Climate Action Tracker website http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2015/03/31/u_s_climate_targets_in_advance_of_paris_agreement_the_obama_administration.html

The fight to arrest climate change is a big job ahead of all of us. We had better put our shoulder to the wheel however we can if the world is going to get it done. It’s up to us!

People power must win this one!

Dorothy Mullins, Byron Bay

 


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ALP puts war power reform on the agenda

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