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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

    UNFCCC-Compliance & Support for the C&C Principle

  11. UNFCCC-Compliance "inevitably requires" C&C UNFCCC Executive
  12. Massive Support for C&C principle remains completely unrivalled
  13. 12 UN Bodies support C&C Principle
  14. Support from High Ranking Eminent Persons (ADB)
  15. Extensive Political Support from Eminent Persons for C&C principle
  16. Religious consensus supporting C&C principle
  17. Extensive expert support
  18. Support for C&C Principle from many Blue Planet Award winners & others
  19. All UK Political Parties strongly endorsed C&C
  20. C&C supporting Early Day Motions (EDMs) in the UK Parliament
  21. C&C becomes the UK Climate Act in 2008

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

    1994 a huge outcry over the climate 'Economics of Genocide' from Pearce & Nordhaus
  27. GCI's comment on UNFCCC - "return to sender" 1992
  28. Expansion and Divergence
  29. the economics of genocide
  30. GCI's critique of the economics argued in the IPCC Second Assessment Report
  31. Upheld in IPCC_SAR
  32. Globally the poor are more 'carbon-efficient' than the rich
  33. The 3 in 1 Trefoil
  34. Economists
  35. Usury
  36. Uneconomic Growth Disorder - Growth-Rates compared
  37. The economics of genocide
  38. Genocide by any other name (then)
  39. Genocide by any other name (now)

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

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

    Climate emergency accelerating & carbon sinks relatively shrinking
  44. Global Warming is accelerating now (positive-feedback)
  45. Sinks are shrinking now (positive-feedback)
  46. Major Source-Sink questions in scenario from Rockstrom et al
  47. C&C Rates needed now
  48. Rational Analysis - urgency and immediate convergence

  49. CBAT the 'Carbon Budget Analysis Tool' presented in GCI evidence to EAC
  50. Feedback & C&C arrays Embedded in CBAT (Carbon Budget Analysis Tool)
  51. CBAT Appreciation

    EAC Carbon Budget Enquiries - were the models valid?
  52. Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) 'Carbon Budget Enquiries' (2009 - 2013)
  53. On its website UKMO admits the omission of major feedbacks from its climate modelling
  54. Under Oath UKMO then denies these omissions in evidence to the EAC Enquiry in 2013
  55. The Cretan Paradox
  56. DECC admits feedback omissions in 2016
  57. The 'RCP' scenarios; sink failure rates modelled in RCP 8.5 (the path we're on)
  58. IPCC RCP 8.5 & the feedback fiasco
  59. Emissions-Creep since UKCA (2008)
  60. Widely varying estimates of Emissions from Land Use Changes

    IPCC Feedback Howler of all time
  61. 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
  62. Institutions & Considerations
  63. Collaboration with litigation agenda from 'Plan-B'

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

  64. All Country CREDIT DEBIT detail (1750-2050)
  65. Growth rates CO2 pollution (1750-2017)
  66. Growth rates CO2 Pollution (1750-2013) by fuel
  67. Damages Liabilities
  68. Judicial Review
  69. Our Children's Trust

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

    Scientists got it so wrong?
  71. NYT
  72. The situation we've been in
  73. The situation we're now in


Remarkable People

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

    The Unifying Principle
  39. George Ohsawa
  40. Universal Constants

    UK Climate Act based on C&C
  41. The Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution advocates C&C (2000)
  42. The UK Climate Act (Contraction & Convergence) (UKCA 2006)
  43. All UK Political Parties strongly endorsed C&C
  44. C&C supporting Early Day Motions (EDMs)
  45. The Unifying Principle
  46. "The morally and intellectually coherent principle of Contraction & Convergence" John Gummer
  47. CCC Chairman Turner confirms that C&C is the principle upon which the UK Climate Act is based
  48. Adair Turner and Mr Ed Miliband of DECC
  49. HMG's UK Climate Act (UKCA 2008) is C&C (Right Principle, Wrong Rates)
  50. UK CO2 emissions & carbon debit since 1750 (CDIAC)
  51. UK CO2 emissions oil coal & gas since 1750 (CDIAC)
  52. UK per capita CO2 emissions since 1750 compared with the rest
  53. UK Emissions & the Paris Agreement
  54. The irrationality of delay; the case in a Nutshell
  55. The irrationality of delay; 2
  56. Canaries & Canards - Global & UK National - UKMO/HMG dodgy statistics
  57. 'Five Wise Monkeys' - a ludicrous idea from the UK CCC
  58. Sane Safe Fair? UK 'leadership' is >3 times its global share!
  59. Embedded Emissions - more false accounting from the British Government?
  60. 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."
  61. What the film seeks to reveal or perhaps conceal on the rates of global temperature rise
  62. Acceleration

  63. C&C Articles over the years

    UNFCCC & Climate Emergency
  64. GCI declares climate emergency at COP-2 in 1996
  65. Consumer Polluter Sovereignty
  66. UKMO warns of 'temporarily' exceeding 1.5°C by 2023
  67. Climate emergency, UNFCCC COP-24 & the the 'Katowice Rulebook'
  68. Submission to the UNFCCC's 'Talanoa Dialogue' (2017)
  69. IPCC 'Miracle' for AR6 - more carbon equals less temperature!
  70. Airline Emissions make a critical situation even worse
  71. Huge injustice against islands of the South Pacific Region
  72. The Marshall Islands

    Extinction Rebellion; Climate Emergency Now - the CARBON CLOCK is TICKING
  73. GCI called for declaring a climate emergency at COP-2 in 1966
  74. Schellnhuber & others revise their emissions projections in line with GCI/Plan B
  75. It is the trend or the 'shape of the curve' that matters
  76. Carbon Budgets Countdown, apropos Extinction Rebellion & the CCC
  77. Global Framework for future carbon-rationing
  78. Extinction Rebellion
  79. Climate Siege
  80. 'Peer-reviewed' facts behind Hallam interview on BBC 'hard-talk'

    BBC - "Climate Facts"
  81. What the film seeks to reveal regarding 'the rate of temperature rise'

  82. Acceleration in the rise of temperature and atmospheric CO2

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

  84. Pythagoras String Demonstration

  85. The Tao Te Ching
  86. The Order of the Universe

    Well Tempering & the musical derivation of the wonderous 'Phi' (0.618)
  87. Phi Derivation Model from the Pythagorean Comma - 'The Stringularity Hypothesis'
  88. Hawking drew short of recognizing the real significance of Pythagoras String Experiment
  89. Music & the derivation of 'Phi' in Nature
  90. The symmetry-binding-derivation of 'Phi' from the Pythagorean Comma
  91. Symmetry-binding at the Phi-Point between steps 12 & 13 of the Pythagorean Comma
  92. Precise close-up of 'Phi' at the 'Phi-Point' between steps 12 & 13 of the Pythgorean Comma
  93. Symmetry-binding derivation of Phi rescues Standard-Model when Higgs Particle is added
  94. The Feminine Principle
  95. Organic Growth - the circular economy
  96. Phi-rich Pentagons
  97. Phi created the integers
  98. Happy Phi:Pi Day
  99. Phi at Green in visble Colour Spectrum & beautiful 'Fluminescence' from Ginny Battson
  100. Phi All Life
  101. Phi:Pi Pentagrams - governs orbits of Earth Venus and Sun
  102. Phi:Pi:Alpha - universal source-code
  103. Phi is at the structural core of DNA
  104. Equivalence
  105. Certainty in the derivation of Phi, the structure of DNA, Rosalind Franklin & Choose Life
  106. Phi:Pi - Khufu
  107. Phi:Pi - Squaring the Circle
  108. Phi:Pi - Schwarzchild Radius
  109. Hemiola
  110. Deep Simplicity
  111. Eternity & golden spiralling electrons/'excitons'
  112. A Beautiful Model (Limits to Growth)
  113. Awesome Sunrise
  114. Inside Out outside In for fun . . . . .

    Art & Life & Maths
  115. Tree of Life
  116. NEMI
  117. John Archibald Wheeler
  118. Maths