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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

    UNFCCC-Compliance & Support for the C&C Principle

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

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

  29. Submission to Talanoa Dialogue

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

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

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

    Climate emergency accelerating & carbon sinks relatively shrinking
  50. Global Warming is accelerating now (positive-feedback)
  51. Sinks are shrinking now (positive-feedback)
  52. Major Source-Sink questions in scenario from Rockstrom et al
  53. C&C Rates needed now
  54. Rational Analysis - urgency and immediate convergence

  55. CBAT the 'Carbon Budget Analysis Tool' presented in GCI evidence to EAC
  56. Feedback & C&C arrays Embedded in CBAT (Carbon Budget Analysis Tool)
  57. CBAT Appreciation

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

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

    IPCC Feedback Howler of all time
  69. 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

  70. Institutions & Considerations
  71. 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

  72. All Country CREDIT DEBIT detail (1750-2050)
  73. Growth rates CO2 pollution (1750-2017)
  74. Growth rates CO2 Pollution (1750-2013) by fuel
  75. Damages Liabilities
  76. Judicial Review
  77. Our Children's Trust

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

    Scientists got it so wrong?
  79. NYT
  80. The situation we've been in
  81. The situation we're now in

    Business Leaders to Boris Johnson


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. Tom Spencer
  9. Herman Daly
  10. Don Brown
  11. Andrew Dlugolecki
  12. Sir John Houghton
  13. John Archibald Wheeler & Richard Feynman
  14. Richard Douthwaite
  15. Brendan Mackey
  16. Laurie Barlow - Architect campaigner and educator
  17. Ginny Batson
  18. Esmeralda De Belgique
  19. John Vidal
  20. Julian Salt
  21. Chris Rose
  22. Greta Thunberg
  23. BMJ article on Greta Thunberg, Extinction Rebellion & the science of climate change
    Links supporting BMJ Article
  24. Colin Challen MP, the greatest climate campaigner ever in the UK Parliament
  25. Lord Adair Turner
  26. Sir David King
  27. Harley Wright
  28. Ross Garnaut
  29. James Hansen
  30. Mike Hutchinson, the most Focused Climate Change Film Maker
  31. Mayer Hillman - since the '60's a veteran campaigner for C&C & personal carbon allowances
  32. Dave Hampton - broadcaster educator and activist
  33. Jelle Hielkema - former Director at FAO, author and visionary
  34. Bill McGuire
  35. Dr Robin Stott
  36. Rabbi Jeffrey Newman
  37. John Gummer
  38. Peter Critchley
  39. David Hembrow
  40. Adam Poole - Engineer at Buro Happold
  41. John Caddy - artist & visionary
  42. Michael A Sherbon

    The Unifying Principle
  43. George Ohsawa
  44. Universal Constants
  45. The derivation of Phi
  46. Stringularity & the Phi'd-back loop

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

  70. C&C Articles over the years

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

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

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

  91. Acceleration in the rise of temperature and atmospheric CO2

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

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

  94. Music
  95. Pythagoras String Demonstration

  96. The Tao Te Ching
  97. The Order of the Universe

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

    Art & Life & Maths
  127. Tree of Life
  128. NEMI
  129. John Archibald Wheeler
  130. Maths