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Increased risk of catastrophic bushfires due to climate change

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 The frequency of catastrophic fire danger could increase more than ten-fold in Melbourne, and the number of total fire ban days would triple in Adelaide, Canberra and Sydney by 2050.
Read about it in this report from the Fire Brigades Employees' Union (FBEU) and Greenpeace.

The Story of Cap and Trade

the story of cap and trade

The Story of Cap & Trade is a fast-paced, fact-filled look at the leading climate solution being discussed at Copenhagen and on Capitol Hill. Host Annie Leonard introduces the energy traders and Wall Street financiers at the heart of this scheme and reveals the "devils in the details" in current cap and trade proposals: free permits to big polluters, fake offsets and distraction from what’s really required to tackle the climate crisis. If you’ve heard about cap and trade, but aren’t sure how it works (or who benefits), this is the film is for you.

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Green Carbon Report

The role of natural forests in carbon storagePart 1. A green carbon account of Australia’s south-eastern Eucalypt forests, and policy implications

Protecting unspoilt native forests from logging is an important part of solving the problem of climate change because they prevent an increase in greenhouse gases that happens when deforestation occurs. Read more