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Second Fossil Award to Australia at COP25

Lidia Thorpe accepts Fossil Award for Australia at COP25


Our Convenor John Englart is at COP25. This is his post on the Fossil of the Day awards, with Australia achieving two awards in two days.

and on the second day of the UN climate conference Australia scored it’s second Fossil Award. Slovenia and Bosnia took first for proceeding to develop a coal plant, Belgium was third, who is behind in every climate target and the climate Minister has invented a new greenwash term: “plane pooling”.

It was Australia’s second Fossil Award of the COP. The first award (yesterday) is what is known as an implementation Fossil award – it is about action or lack of action in the country involved.
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December 5, 2019 at 5:18 pm Leave a comment

Australia scores Fossil awards at COP22

CAMoreland member John Englart accepts Fossil Of The Day award at COP22

CAMoreland member John Englart accepts Fossil Of The Day award at COP22

The second week of COP22 in Marrakech Australia received a Fossil of the Day award for comments that Josh Frydenberg made, and also shared a fossil as one of the countries expanding fossil fuel production that is incongruent with meeting the temperature targets enshrined in the Paris Agreement.

This was a funny UN climate conference: for 3 days there were no nominations at all, whether this is due to poor intelligence or countries simply getting on with the tasks at hand and negotiating in good faith.
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November 21, 2016 at 1:23 am 2 comments


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