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

  1. 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. Speech at RCJ (2018); C&C "The Well Tempered Climate Accord"
  6. "Anyone who thinks C&C is Utopian simply hasn't looked honestly at the alternatives."

    UNFCCC-Compliance & Support for the C&C Principle
  7. On the basis of Precaution & Equity - UNFCCC-Compliance requires C&C
  8. "The C&C principle is unchallenged" Herman Daly
  9. Endorsements
  10. Support for this principle remains unrivalled
  11. C&C Principle - submission to UNFCCC 2012
  12. Over the years twelve UN Agencies have cited/supported C&C
  13. Extensive High Level Support for C&C principle
  14. Extensive expert support
  15. Transition support for C&C worldwide includes David Attenborough
  16. All UK Political Parties strongly endorsed C&C
  17. C&C supporting Early Day Motions (EDMs)
  18. UNFCCC-Compliance animation requested from GCI by Minister Hilary Benn in 2007
  19. The C&C Archive
  20. The future & what's needed to protect it, as seen in 2019
  21. Awards

    1994 a huge outcry over the climate 'Economics of Genocide' from Pearce & Nordhaus
  22. GCI's comment on UNFCCC - "return to sender" 1992
  23. GCI's critique of the economics argued in the IPCC Second Assessment Report
  24. Upheld in IPCC_SAR
  25. Globally the poor are more 'carbon-efficient' than the rich
  26. The 3 in 1 Trefoil
  27. Usury
  28. Uneconomic Growth Disorder
  29. The economics of genocide
  30. Genocide by any other name (then)
  31. Genocide by any other name (now)

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

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

    Climate emergency accelerating & carbon sinks relatively shrinking
  36. Global Warming is accelerating now (positive-feedback)
  37. Sinks are shrinking now (positive-feedback)
  38. Major Source-Sink questions in scenario from Rockstrom et al

  39. CBAT the 'Carbon Budget Analysis Tool' presented in GCI evidence to EAC
  40. Feedback & C&C arrays Embedded in CBAT (Carbon Budget Analysis Tool) measures this
  41. COP-6 (2000) Insurers anticipated global bankruptcy from climate damage rates by 2065
  42. CBAT Appreciation

    EAC Carbon Budget Enquiries - were the models valid?
  43. Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) 'Carbon Budget Enquiries' (2009 - 2013)
  44. On its website UKMO admits the omission of major feedbacks from its climate modelling
  45. Under Oath UKMO then denies these omissions in evidence to the EAC Enquiry in 2013
  46. The 'RCP' scenarios; sink failure rates modelled in RCP 8.5 (the path we're on)
  47. Emissions-Creep since UKCA (2008)
  48. Widely varying estimates of Emissions from Land Use Changes

    Climate Litigation
  49. Institutions & Considerations
  50. 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

  51. All Country CREDIT DEBIT detail (1750-2050)
  52. Growth rates CO2 pollution (1750-2017)
  53. Growth rates CO2 Pollution (1750-2013) by fuel
  54. Damages Liabilities
  55. Judicial Review
  56. Our Children's Trust

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


Extraordinary People

  1. Lynda McDonald - textile artist and former programme manager NHS
  2. Julian Salt
  3. Colin Challen MP, the greatest climate campaigner ever in the UK Parliament
  4. Mike Hutchinson, the most Focused Climate Change Film Maker
  5. Mayer Hillman - since the '60's now a veteran campaigner on climate change
  6. Dave Hampton - broadcaster educator and activist
  7. David King - former UK Government Chief Scientific Advisor
  8. Jelle Hielkema - former Director at FAO, author and visionary
  9. Laurie Barlow - Architect campaigner and educator
  10. Dr Robin Stott
  11. Rabbi Jeffrey Newman
  12. Peter Critchley
  13. Adam Poole - Engineer at Buro Happold
  14. John Caddy - artist & visionary

    UK Climate Act based on C&C
  15. The Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution advocates C&C (2000)
  16. The UK Climate Act (Contraction & Convergence) (UKCA 2006)
  17. All UK Political Parties strongly endorsed C&C
  18. C&C supporting Early Day Motions (EDMs)
  19. HMG's UK Climate Act (UKCA 2008) is C&C (Right Principle, Wrong Rates)
  20. UK CO2 emissions & carbon debit since 1750 (CDIAC)
  21. UK CO2 emissions oil coal & gas since 1750 (CDIAC)
  22. UK per capita CO2 emissions since 1750 compared with the rest
  23. UK Emissions & the Paris Agreement
  24. The irrationality of delay; the case in a Nutshell
  25. Canaries & Canards - Global & UK National - UKMO/HMG dodgy statistics
  26. 'Five Wise Monkeys' - a ludicrous idea from the UK CCC
  27. Sane Safe Fair? UK 'leadership' is >3 times its global share!
  28. Embedded Emissions - more false accounting from the British Government?
  29. 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."
  30. What the film seeks to reveal or perhaps conceal on the rates of global temperature rise

  31. BREXIT = CLEXIT where climate destiny is completely ignored

    James HANSEN
  32. Fee & Dividend - a good idea from Jim Hansen
  33. Welcome encouragement from Jim Hansen

    UNFCCC & Climate Emergency
  34. GCI declares climate emergency at COP-2 in 1996
  35. UKMO warns of 'temporarily' exceeding 1.5°C by 2023
  36. Climate emergency, UNFCCC COP-24 & the the 'Katowice Rulebook'
  37. Submission to the UNFCCC's 'Talanoa Dialogue' (2017)
  38. IPCC 'Miracle' for AR6 - more carbon equals less temperature!
  39. Airline Emissions make a critical situation even worse
  40. Huge injustice against islands of the South Pacific Region
  41. The Marshall Islands

    Extinction Rebellion; Climate Emergency Now - the CARBON CLOCK is TICKING
  42. GCI called for declaring a climate emergency at COP-2 in 1966
  43. Schellnhuber & others revise their emissions projections in line with GCI/Plan B
  44. It is the trend or the 'shape of the curve' that matters
  45. Carbon Budgets Countdown, apropos Extinction Rebellion & the CCC
  46. Global Framework for future carbon-rationing
  47. Extinction Rebellion
  48. Climate Siege

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

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

  51. Pythagoras String Demonstration

    Well Tempering & the musical derivation of the wonderous 'Phi' (0.618)
  52. Phi Derivation Model - 'The Stringularity Hypothesis'
  53. Hawking drew short of recognizing the real significance of Pythagoras String Experiment
  54. The symmetry-binding-derivation of 'Phi' from the Pythagorean Comma
  55. Symmetry-binding at the Phi-Point between steps 12 & 13 of the Pythagorean Comma
  56. Precise close-up of 'Phi' at the 'Phi-Point' between steps 12 & 13 of the Pythgorean Comma
  57. Symmetry-binding derivation of Phi rescues Standard-Model when Higgs Particle is added
  58. Phi-rich Pentagons
  59. Phi created the integers
  60. Happy Phi:Pi Day
  61. Phi at Green in visble Colour Spectrum & beautiful 'Fluminescence' from Ginny Battson
  62. Phi All Life
  63. Phi:Pi - governs orbits of Earth Venus and Sun
  64. Phi:Pi - governs DNA double-helix molecule
  65. Phi is at the structural core of DNA
  66. Pi:Phi equivalence at the core of DNA Structure and the key role of Rosalind Franklin
  67. Phi:Pi - Khufu
  68. Phi:Pi - Squaring the Circle
  69. Phi:Pi - Schwarzchild Radius
  70. Hemiola
  71. Deep Simplicity
  72. Eternity & golden spiralling electrons/'excitons'
  73. A Beautiful Model (Limits to Growth)
  74. Inside Out outside In for fun . . . . .

    Art & Life
  75. Tree of Life
  76. NEMI
  77. John Archibald Wheeler