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  • Barrier Reef authority urges ‘fastest possible action’ on emissions
    by David Twomey on July 18, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    The federal agency that manages the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef has made an unprecedented call for urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, warning only the “strongest and fastest possible action” will reduce the risks to the natural wonder. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) published a climate position statement that […]

  • NZ’s Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action
    by David Twomey on July 18, 2019 at 10:08 am

    New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern has warned climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem. Ms Ardern, speaking at a civil society conference in Australia, said she hoped that climate change was an area where her government could leave a […]

  • AEMC’s demand response plan to hit market power of generators
    by David Twomey on July 17, 2019 at 9:34 pm

    In a sign of rising pressure on power generation and a move aimed at preparing for a renewable energy dominated grid, the federal government’s chief energy advisor has urged rule changes to allow large commercial and industrial users to easily reduce their demand in peak periods and sell it back into the grid. The draft […]

  • Shell CEO says climate challenge ‘dramatic but doable’
    by David Twomey on July 16, 2019 at 11:22 pm

    The global chief executive of fossil fuel major Shell, Ben van Beurden, has declared a global carbon price of about US$250 a tonne and “tens of thousands” of carbon capture and storage plants would be needed for the world to keep within the two degree Celsius global warming goal. Nature-based carbon offsets “to the tune […]

  • Future Super steps into peer-to-peer lending for clean energy
    by David Twomey on July 16, 2019 at 8:20 pm

    Australia’s first 100 per cent fossil-free superannuation fund, Future Super, has commenced investing in renewable energy loans through the RateSetter peer-to-peer lender marketplace. The investment, the first by an Australian superannuation fund in a peer-to-peer lender, will see the ethical super fund invest in RateSetter’s National Clean Energy lending market. It will fund loans to […]

  • Adani controversial demand for names of CSIRO groundwater review scientists
    by David Twomey on July 15, 2019 at 11:50 pm

    Emails obtained under freedom of information show that in a controversial move the Indian conglomerate Adani has demanded the names of all federal agency scientists reviewing its contentious groundwater plans for the mega coalmine it plans to build in central Queensland, so it could check if they were “anti-coal” activists. The revelation by ABC News […]

  • Climate activists disrupt five British cities with ‘summer uprising’
    by David Twomey on July 15, 2019 at 10:01 pm

    Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion has staged protests in five British cities, aiming to renew pressure on the Conservative-led government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species. The movement, which shut down four sites in central London for 11 days in April, said the […]

  • Aust military warns it lacks ‘overarching strategy’ to deal with climate change conflict
    by David Twomey on July 15, 2019 at 12:10 am

    A warning of a possible influx of climate refugees and an increased potential for conflict because of the effects of climate change has come from Australia’s military forces.. Internal Australian Defence Force (ADF) briefing notes from last year, obtained by ABC News under Freedom of Information, also predict the military may be forced to increase […]

  • The $20bn plan to light up Singapore with Australian solar power
    by David Twomey on July 14, 2019 at 10:26 pm

    If a group of Australian investors are right their plan for to build and transmit electricity from the north of the country could have far-reaching consequences for Australia’s energy industry and what the country sells to the world. Known as Sun Cable, and located in the desert outside Tennant Creek, deep in the Northern Territory, […]

  • Prince Charles warns Commonwealth on climate change, ‘18 months to save world’
    by David Twomey on July 14, 2019 at 9:22 pm

    The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, has warned global leaders they have 18 critical months to solve climate change and restore the balance of nature, ensuring the survival of the human race.  The Prince of Wales, addressing foreign ministers from around the Commonwealth, said they were “uniquely positioned” to lead the world by […]

  • BuiltRight Seat Bottom MOLLE Panels Review
    by Off Grid Survival on June 9, 2019 at 5:33 pm

    BuiltRight Seat Bottom MOLLE Panels Review If you store gear in your vehicle for emergencies, the BuiltRight MOLLE seat panels are a great way to keep everything organized and in one place. [...] This Article BuiltRight Seat Bottom MOLLE Panels Review is an original article from OFFGRID Survival If it is appearing on any other site but OFFGRID Survival, that site does not have our permission to use our copyrighted content! […]

  • Portable Backpacking Camp Stoves for Preppers
    by Off Grid Survival on June 9, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    Portable Backpacking Camp Stoves for Preppers Real-world recommendations on the best lightweight backpacking stoves for preppers, hikers, and wilderness adventures. [...] This Article Portable Backpacking Camp Stoves for Preppers is an original article from OFFGRID Survival If it is appearing on any other site but OFFGRID Survival, that site does not have our permission to use our copyrighted content! […]

  • Boondocking Road Nomads: Survival Living in a Vehicle, Van or RV
    by Robert Richardson on June 8, 2019 at 6:47 pm

    Boondocking Road Nomads: Survival Living in a Vehicle, Van or RV Tips for living in your vehicle, including where to park, safety concerns, how to generate power, and how to do it legally. [...] This Article Boondocking Road Nomads: Survival Living in a Vehicle, Van or RV is an original article from OFFGRID Survival If it is appearing on any other site but OFFGRID Survival, that site does not have our permission to use our copyrighted content! […]

  • Best Survival Books: Top Prepper Reads to Master Survival
    by Off Grid Survival on June 8, 2019 at 5:02 pm

    Best Survival Books: Top Prepper Reads to Master Survival Having a good survival book is almost as important as having the right gear. Check out our list of the best ones ever written. [...] This Article Best Survival Books: Top Prepper Reads to Master Survival is an original article from OFFGRID Survival If it is appearing on any other site but OFFGRID Survival, that site does not have our permission to use our copyrighted content! […]

  • Buying a Survival Backpack: Military & Tactical vs Hiking & Hunting Backpacks
    by Robert Richardson on June 7, 2019 at 11:09 pm

    Buying a Survival Backpack: Military & Tactical vs Hiking & Hunting Backpacks A breakdown of the best survival backpacks. What to look for, what features to choose, and what style suits your situation. [...] This Article Buying a Survival Backpack: Military & Tactical vs Hiking & Hunting Backpacks is an original article from OFFGRID Survival If it is appearing on any other site but OFFGRID Survival, that site does not have our permission to use our copyrighted content! […]

  • Normalcy Bias: The Biggest Threat to your Survival During Disasters
    by Off Grid Survival on June 7, 2019 at 2:47 am

    Normalcy Bias: The Biggest Threat to your Survival During Disasters Whenever a natural disaster hits the survivors can usually be divided into two groups: Those who prepared ahead of time, and those that didn’t. [...] This Article Normalcy Bias: The Biggest Threat to your Survival During Disasters is an original article from OFFGRID Survival If it is appearing on any other site but OFFGRID Survival, that site does not have our permission to use our copyrighted content! […]

  • How to Build Your Own Underground Bunker
    by Off Grid Survival on June 6, 2019 at 6:35 pm

    How to Build Your Own Underground Bunker Building an underground bunker at or near your house makes a lot of sense. Whether it’s a global economic collapse, environmental disaster, a run on the borders, nuclear disaster or terrorism the threats have never been greater. [...] This Article How to Build Your Own Underground Bunker is an original article from OFFGRID Survival If it is appearing on any other site but OFFGRID Survival, that site does not have our permission to use our copyrighted content! […]

  • Trump nominates Anti-Gun Advocate to Head the ATF
    by Off Grid Survival on June 5, 2019 at 8:37 pm

    Trump nominates Anti-Gun Advocate to Head the ATF President Trump has nominated Chuck Canterbury, president of the anti-gun Fraternal Order of Police to be his director at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). [...] This Article Trump nominates Anti-Gun Advocate to Head the ATF is an original article from OFFGRID Survival If it is appearing on any other site but OFFGRID Survival, that site does not have our permission to use our copyrighted content! […]

  • Illegal Immigrants from Ebola Infected African countries crossing Rio Grande River into the U.S.
    by Off Grid Survival on June 2, 2019 at 6:14 pm

    Illegal Immigrants from Ebola Infected African countries crossing Rio Grande River into the U.S. We were promised a wall; instead we now have people from the Ebola infected Congo regions of Africa making their way to America illegally over the southern border. [...] This Article Illegal Immigrants from Ebola Infected African countries crossing Rio Grande River into the U.S. is an original article from OFFGRID Survival If it is appearing on any other site but OFFGRID Survival, that site does not have our permission to use our copyrighted content! […]

  • Home Safety: Security Tips for Staying Protected In Your Home
    by Guest Posts on May 4, 2019 at 7:03 pm

    Home Safety: Security Tips for Staying Protected In Your Home Your home is your haven and you need to make sure that if anything happens, you and your family are safe. [...] This Article Home Safety: Security Tips for Staying Protected In Your Home is an original article from OFFGRID Survival If it is appearing on any other site but OFFGRID Survival, that site does not have our permission to use our copyrighted content! […]