The science everyone needs to know about climate change, in 6 charts

The science everyone needs to know about climate change, in 6 charts

Despite recommendations from international leaders and warnings from scientific evidence to reduce a reliance of fossil fuel economic recovery at COP26, the Australian government has 116 fossil fuel projects in the pipeline, which together would see our emissions increase by almost 30%.

Analysis by the Australia Institute found 72 coal and 44 gas and oil projects with the potential to be developed — including the Beetaloo Basin gas field in the NT, which has been funded by the government to the tune of $224 million — all part of our “gas-fired recovery” from the pandemic. The company reportedly hung up on traditional owners and ignored their questions at their AGM, the National Indigenous Times reports.

Please read the full article, originally published in The Conversation.

Magdalena Simonis
Chair, CHAG

 

Photo credit – The Conversation

 

 

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