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Doris Tran

NUCLEAR POWER BECKONS AS EMISSIONS CLIMB

ADOPT CO2 FREE NUCLEAR ENERGY OR REDUCE POPULATION Our quality of life and our population growth could not have been achieved without Fossil Fuels but scientists now say we must find an alternative power source because increasing carbon dioxide emissions from the burning of coal and natural gas is causing dangerous global warming. In the […]

RECORD CO2 LEVEL DESPITE WORLD IN LOCKDOWN

CARBON DIOXIDE CONCENTRATIONS HAVE INCREASED DESPITE A PREDICTED FALL It is early days, but their is no indication that the current lock down of the world’s economies have resulted in a reduction of global carbon dioxide concentrations, in fact, after only eleven days into May (at 417.16 ppm) they have increased by one part per […]

BOXING DAYS ARE GETTING COOLER NOT WARMER

EXTREME HEAT DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE COULD SEND BOXING DAY INTO EXTINCTION ? According to the ABC and the Guardian Newspaper the Boxing Day Test may need to be moved to November or March in the future to avoid extreme heat, which is a danger to players and cricket fans, a new report from Monash […]

NOAA KEEPS INCREASING GLOBAL TEMPERATURES

“NOAA have increased global temperatures in every year from 2001 to 2017 by an average 0.06 C. Even the latest temperature anomaly for 2017 was raised from 0.84 C to 0.90 C. Your article on March 11th did not include the amended anomalies in the link below published in June this year”..June Hover.  NOAA National […]

CRUNCH TIME FOR COUNCIL TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT

HIGH RISE  TRAFFIC BEING DIRECTED THROUGH RESIDENTIAL STREETS Councillors have resolved that the Manningham Infrastructure Services Unit immediately undertake: 1. A new vehicle movement and parking study; and 2. An open space and community amenity study in the area of Doncaster Hill south of Doncaster Road and east of Tram Road. This was after the […]

LENDERS & INVESTORS SHY AWAY FROM HIGH RISE

NO CAPITAL GAIN FOR MAJORITY OF APARTMENT PURCHASERS According to market analysts two out of every three high rise apartments purchased off the plan during the last few years have achieved no financial gain. When existing owners of apartments fall into negative equity, property developers become a liability for lenders. When a real estate bubble […]

ARSON FEAR IF HIGH RISK CLADDING MADE PUBLIC

Apartment towers fitted with high-risk cladding could become a target for arsonists or terrorists if their locations across Melbourne are revealed, the city’s fire service warns. This warning comes as authorities complete testing to confirm the make-up of cladding on Spencer Street’s NEO 200 tower, rated a low risk, caught fire earlier this year causing […]

GLOBAL WARMING ONLY DURING EL NINO PERIODS

THE WARMTH OR COLDNESS OF INDIVIDUAL YEARS IS INFLUENCED BY WHETHER THERE WAS AN EL NINO OR LA NINA EVENT OCCURRING IN THE EQUATORIAL PACIFIC OCEAN.  2001 14.34 C                                     2008 14.29 C              […]

A NATURAL INSECTICIDE IN BOTH TEA AND COFFEE

A MORNING CUP OF COFFEE MIGHT ALSO BE YOUR MORNING CUP OF PESTICIDE Caffeine is a natural pesticide that protects plants by paralyzing and killing the insects that feed upon them. According to one study a known pesticide combined with a small amount of a synthetic caffeine compound was 10 times more potent than the […]

UN GLOBAL COMPACT ON WELFARE OF REFUGEES

   MOROCCO GLOBAL AGREEMENT NOT BINDING The first Forum will be convened in 2018. Subsequent Forums will be reviewed every four years, unless otherwise agreed by the General Assembly, in order to ensure sustained momentum and political will. Forums will be co-convened and co-hosted by one or more State(s) and the United Nations High Commissioner […]