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'Conraction & Convergence' - the C&C Principle & Practice

  1. Climate Truth & Reconciliation - Global Commons Institute (GCI) home page
  2. Contraction & Convergence (C&C) first 20 years (1989-2008)
  3. Assumptions; the 'Well Tempered Climate Accord' (WTCA)
  4. The C&C principle is 'Well Tempering'
  5. Climate Justice Without Vengeance
  6. Speech at RCJ (2018); C&C "The Well Tempered Climate Accord"
  7. "Anyone who thinks C&C is Utopian simply hasn't looked honestly at the alternatives."
  8. Martin Luther King 'The arc of the curves towards justice'
  9. Origin of the Arc of the Universe
  10. C&C Archive

    Equity Equals Survival

  11. First Best
  12. C&C and the Rajan Tax proposal
  13. Memo to UK Cabinet Office
  14. The collapse of the American Dream is now unavoidable
  16. Musical Tones

    UNFCCC-Compliance & Support for the C&C Principle

  17. UNFCCC-Compliance
  18. Sliding Scale
  19. UNFCCC-Compliance "inevitably requires" C&C UNFCCC Executive
  20. Massive Support for C&C principle remains completely unrivalled
  21. 12 UN Bodies support C&C Principle
  22. Support from High Ranking Eminent Persons (ADB)
  23. Extensive Political Support from Eminent Persons for C&C principle
  24. Religious consensus supporting C&C principle
  25. Extensive expert support
  26. Support for C&C Principle from many Blue Planet Award winners & others
  27. All UK Political Parties strongly endorsed C&C
  28. C&C supporting Early Day Motions (EDMs) in the UK Parliament
  29. C&C becomes the UK Climate Act in 2008

  30. "The C&C principle is unchallenged" Herman Daly
  31. Huge support for C&C Principle accompanies this submission to UNFCCC 2012
  33. Submission to the Talanoa Dialogue 2016
  34. More eminent persons support (some overlap here)

  35. Submission to Talanoa Dialogue
  36. C&C and the Rajan Tax proposal

    1994 a huge outcry over the climate 'Economics of Genocide' from Pearce & Nordhaus
  37. GCI's comment on UNFCCC - "return to sender" 1992
  38. Expansion and Divergence
  39. the economics of genocide
  40. The Value of Life
  41. GCI's critique of the economics argued in the IPCC Second Assessment Report
  42. Upheld in IPCC_SAR
  43. Globally the poor are more 'carbon-efficient' than the rich
  44. The 3 in 1 Trefoil
  45. Economists
  46. Usury
  47. Uneconomic Growth Disorder - Growth-Rates compared
  48. Rajan global carbon tax proposal versus Fee and Dividend
  49. Circular Economy
  50. The economics of genocide
  51. Genocide by any other name (then)
  52. Genocide by any other name (now)

    Big wake-up call from paleo climate change records for the PERMIAN Extinction

  53. The changing rate of the temperature rise & fall over 100s of millions of years
  54. The changing rate of the rise & fall of CO2 concentrations over 100s of millions of years
  55. The rise & fall of T° CH4 CO2 ocean pH and sea-level over the last 600,000 years
  56. The 'Milankovitch wobbles' & 230 PPMV, the average over the last 600,000 years

    Climate emergency accelerating & carbon sinks relatively shrinking
  57. Global Warming is accelerating now (positive-feedback)
  58. Sinks are shrinking now (positive-feedback)
  59. Major Source-Sink questions in scenario from Rockstrom et al
  60. C&C Rates needed now
  61. Rational Analysis - urgency and immediate convergence

  62. CBAT the 'Carbon Budget Analysis Tool' presented in GCI evidence to EAC
  63. Feedback & C&C arrays Embedded in CBAT (Carbon Budget Analysis Tool)
  64. CBAT Appreciation

    EAC Carbon Budget Enquiries - were the models valid?
  65. Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) 'Carbon Budget Enquiries' (2009 - 2013)
  66. RCP scenarios
  67. On its website UKMO admits the omission of major feedbacks from its climate modelling
  68. Under Oath UKMO then denies these omissions in evidence to the EAC Enquiry in 2013
  69. The Cretan Paradox
  70. DECC admits feedback omissions in 2016
  71. UKMO/IPCC Background to Feedback Omissions in 5th Assessment (AR5)
  72. The 'RCP' scenarios; sink failure rates modelled in RCP 8.5 (the path we're on)
  73. IPCC RCP 8.5 & the feedback fiasco
  74. Emissions-Creep since UKCA (2008)
  75. Widely varying estimates of Emissions from Land Use Changes

  76. John Ashton & Ed Miliband at COP 15 (2009)

    IPCC Feedback Howler of all time
  77. Table 2.2 in IPCC SR 1.5° showing Budget-Inflation vs Feedback-Diminution.
    After International Peer Review, IPCC got all Governments of the world to sign it.
    18 months later it was admitted that it was a mistake

    Climate Litigation - the Carbon-Debt issue

  78. Institutions & Considerations
  79. Collaboration with litigation agenda from 'Plan-B'

    1. All Country CREDIT DEBIT detail (1750-2050)
    2. Interntational Emissions 1990 -2020
    3. Return to CREDIT:DEBIT Analysis
    4. Go to All Countries listing Alphabetical
    5. Go to All Countries in Regional Groupings
    6. Go to an easy Visualization of how CREDIT:DEBIT is calculated
    7. Go to All Countries in Overal CREDIT:DEBIT Groupings
    8. Go to All Countries detailed CREDIT:DEBIT Breakdown as %s
    9. Animation - All Country per capita emissions 1750 to zero between 2020 & 2040
    10. Go to UK Emissions compared with several Regions
    11. Go to a short explanation of each element of the global analysis done for each country
    12. Globally the poor are more 'carbon-efficient' than the rich
    13. The enormity of the climate crisis & 'carbon-debt' inequity, puts us in double-jeopardy

  80. All Country CREDIT DEBIT detail (1750-2050)
  81. Growth rates CO2 pollution (1750-2017)
  82. Growth rates CO2 Pollution (1750-2013) by fuel
  83. Damages Liabilities
  84. Judicial Review
  85. Our Children's Trust

    IEA demand-growth (Oil/Coal/Gas) to 2040, vs contraction-rates for UNFCCC-Compliance
  86. Animation

    Scientists got it so wrong?
  87. NYT
  88. The situation we've been in
  89. The situation we're now in

    Business Leaders to Boris Johnson


Remarkable People

  1. Patanjali
  2. Lao Tse
  3. Pythagoras
  4. Galileo
  5. H P Blavatsky
  6. B K S Iyengar
  7. Nyoichi Sakurazawa (George Ohsawa)
  8. Lynda McDonald - textile artist and former programme manager NHS
  9. John Houghton
  10. David Bohm
  11. Tom Spencer
  12. Herman Daly
  13. Don Brown
  14. Andrew Dlugolecki
  15. Sir John Houghton
  16. John Archibald Wheeler & Richard Feynman
  17. Richard Douthwaite
  18. Brendan Mackey
  19. Laurie Barlow - Architect campaigner and educator
  20. Ginny Batson
  21. Esmeralda De Belgique
  22. John Vidal
  23. Julian Salt
  24. Chris Rose
  25. Greta Thunberg
  26. BMJ article on Greta Thunberg, Extinction Rebellion & the science of climate change
    Links supporting BMJ Article
  27. Colin Challen MP, the greatest climate campaigner ever in the UK Parliament
  28. Lord Adair Turner
  29. Sir David King
  30. Harley Wright
  31. Ross Garnaut
  32. James Hansen
  33. Mike Hutchinson
  34. Mayer Hillman - since the '60's a veteran campaigner for C&C & personal carbon allowances
  35. Dave Hampton - broadcaster educator and activist
  36. Jelle Hielkema - former Director at FAO, author and visionary
  37. Bill McGuire
  38. Dr Robin Stott
  39. Rabbi Jeffrey Newman
  40. John Gummer
  41. Peter Critchley
  42. David Hembrow
  43. Adam Poole - Engineer at Buro Happold
  44. John Caddy - artist & visionary
  45. Michael A Sherbon

    The Unifying Principle
  46. George Ohsawa
  47. Universal Constants
  48. The derivation of Phi
  49. Stringularity & the Phi'd-back loop
  50. The Completeness Theorem
  51. Elsewhere provides more detail supporting The Completeness Theorem

    UK Climate Act based on C&C
  52. The Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution advocates C&C (2000)
  53. The UK Climate Act (Contraction & Convergence) (UKCA 2006)
  54. Contraction and concentrations as in UKCA
  55. All UK Political Parties strongly endorsed C&C
  56. C&C supporting Early Day Motions (EDMs)
  57. The Unifying Principle
  58. "The morally and intellectually coherent principle of Contraction & Convergence" John Gummer
  59. CCC Chairman Turner confirms that C&C is the principle upon which the UK Climate Act is based
  60. Adair Turner and Mr Ed Miliband of DECC
  61. HMG's UK Climate Act (UKCA 2008) is C&C (Right Principle, Wrong Rates)
  62. UK CO2 emissions & carbon debit since 1750 (CDIAC)
  63. UK CO2 emissions oil coal & gas since 1750 (CDIAC)
  64. UK per capita CO2 emissions since 1750 compared with the rest
  65. UK Emissions & the Paris Agreement
  66. The irrationality of delay; the case in a Nutshell
  67. The irrationality of delay; 2
  68. Canaries & Canards - Global & UK National - UKMO/HMG dodgy statistics
  69. 'Five Wise Monkeys' - a ludicrous idea from the UK CCC
  70. Sane Safe Fair? UK 'leadership' is >3 times its global share!
  71. Embedded Emissions - more false accounting from the British Government?
  72. Annual Emissions now equal >12,000,000,000 tonnes carbon, or 2,000 Khufus by weight

    BBC - Climate Facts "its all happening much faster than anyone thought possible."
  73. What the film seeks to reveal or perhaps conceal on the rates of global temperature rise
  74. Acceleration

  75. C&C Articles over the years

    UNFCCC & Climate Emergency
  76. GCI declares climate emergency at COP-2 in 1996
  77. Consumer Polluter Sovereignty
  78. UKMO warns of 'temporarily' exceeding 1.5°C by 2023
  79. Climate emergency, UNFCCC COP-24 & the the 'Katowice Rulebook'
  80. Submission to the UNFCCC's 'Talanoa Dialogue' (2017)
  81. IPCC 'Miracle' for AR6 - more carbon equals less temperature!
  82. Airline Emissions make a critical situation even worse
  83. Huge injustice against islands of the South Pacific Region
  84. The Marshall Islands

    Extinction Rebellion; Climate Emergency Now - the CARBON CLOCK is TICKING
  85. GCI called for declaring a climate emergency at COP-2 in 1966
  86. Schellnhuber & others revise their emissions projections in line with GCI/Plan B
  87. It is the trend or the 'shape of the curve' that matters
  88. Carbon Budgets Countdown, apropos Extinction Rebellion & the CCC
  89. Global Framework for future carbon-rationing
  90. Carbon Countdown Clock
  91. Extinction Rebellion
  92. Climate Siege
  93. 'Peer-reviewed' facts behind Hallam interview on BBC 'hard-talk'

    BBC - "Climate Facts"
  94. What the film seeks to reveal regarding 'the rate of temperature rise'
  95. BBC edits Mark Carney 4th Reith Lecture on Climate Change

  96. Acceleration in the rise of temperature and atmospheric CO2

    Criminal Activity
  97. Roger Hallam & XR actors are being jailed for UKMO crimes

    Music, BACH & the Well Tempered Principle
  98. JS BACH was a Pythagorean

  99. Music
  100. Pythagoras String Demonstration

  101. The Tao Te Ching
  102. The Order of the Universe

    Well Tempering & the musical derivation of the wonderous 'Phi' (0.618)
  103. Phi Derivation Model from the Pythagorean Comma - 'The Stringularity Hypothesis'
  104. Hawking drew short of recognizing the real significance of Pythagoras String Experiment
  105. Music & the derivation of 'Phi' in Nature
  106. The symmetry-binding-derivation of 'Phi' from the Pythagorean Comma
  107. Symmetry-binding at the Phi-Point between steps 12 & 13 of the Pythagorean Comma
  108. Precise close-up of 'Phi' at the 'Phi-Point' between steps 12 & 13 of the Pythgorean Comma
  109. Symmetry-binding derivation of Phi rescues Standard-Model when Higgs Particle is added
  110. The Feminine Principle
  111. Organic Growth - the circular economy
  112. Phi-rich Pentagons
  113. Phi created the integers
  114. Awe-inspiring Phi
  115. Happy Phi:Pi Day
  116. Phi at Green in visble Colour Spectrum & beautiful 'Fluminescence' from Ginny Battson
  117. Phi All Life
  118. Phi:Pi Pentagrams - governs orbits of Earth Venus and Sun
  119. Phi:Pi:Alpha - universal source-code
  120. Phi is at the structural core of DNA
  121. Equivalence
  122. Certainty in the derivation of Phi, the structure of DNA, Rosalind Franklin & Choose Life
  123. Phi:Pi - Khufu
  124. Phi:Pi - Squaring the Circle
  125. Phi:Pi - Schwarzchild Radius
  126. Hemiola
  127. Deep Simplicity
  128. Eternity & golden spiralling electrons/'excitons'
  129. A Beautiful Model (Limits to Growth)
  130. Awesome Sunrise
  131. Inside Out outside In for fun . . . . .

    Art & Life & Maths
  132. Tree of Life
  133. NEMI
  134. John Archibald Wheeler
  135. Maths