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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

    UNFCCC-Compliance & Support for the C&C Principle
  10. On the basis of Precaution & Equity - UNFCCC-Compliance requires C&C
  11. "The C&C principle is unchallenged" Herman Daly
  13. Endorsements
  14. Support for this principle remains unrivalled
  15. C&C Principle - submission to UNFCCC 2012
  16. Over the years twelve UN Agencies have cited/supported C&C
  17. Extensive High Level Support for C&C principle
  18. Extensive expert support
  19. More support from most Blue Planet Award winners
  20. More eminent persons support
  21. Transition support for C&C worldwide includes David Attenborough
  22. All UK Political Parties strongly endorsed C&C
  23. C&C supporting Early Day Motions (EDMs)
  24. Converge Project
  25. C&C Syntax
  26. The C&C Archive
  27. The future & what's needed to protect it, as seen in 2019
  28. Awards

    1994 a huge outcry over the climate 'Economics of Genocide' from Pearce & Nordhaus
  29. GCI's comment on UNFCCC - "return to sender" 1992
  30. Expansion and Divergence
  31. GCI's critique of the economics argued in the IPCC Second Assessment Report
  32. Upheld in IPCC_SAR
  33. Globally the poor are more 'carbon-efficient' than the rich
  34. The 3 in 1 Trefoil
  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. CBAT the 'Carbon Budget Analysis Tool' presented in GCI evidence to EAC
  48. Feedback & C&C arrays Embedded in CBAT (Carbon Budget Analysis Tool) measures this
  49. COP-6 (2000) Insurers anticipated global bankruptcy from climate damage rates by 2065
  50. CBAT Appreciation

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

    Climate Litigation
  58. Institutions & Considerations
  59. 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

  60. All Country CREDIT DEBIT detail (1750-2050)
  61. Growth rates CO2 pollution (1750-2017)
  62. Growth rates CO2 Pollution (1750-2013) by fuel
  63. Damages Liabilities
  64. Judicial Review
  65. Our Children's Trust

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


Remarkable People

  1. Patanjali
  2. Lao Tse
  3. Pythagoras
  4. H P Blavatsky
  5. B K S Iyengar
  6. Lynda McDonald - textile artist and former programme manager NHS
  7. Herman Daly
  8. Julian Salt
  9. Colin Challen MP, the greatest climate campaigner ever in the UK Parliament
  10. Mike Hutchinson, the most Focused Climate Change Film Maker
  11. Mayer Hillman - since the '60's a veteran campaigner for C&C & personal carbon allowances
  12. Dave Hampton - broadcaster educator and activist
  13. Jelle Hielkema - former Director at FAO, author and visionary
  14. Laurie Barlow - Architect campaigner and educator
  15. Dr Robin Stott
  16. Rabbi Jeffrey Newman
  17. Peter Critchley
  18. Adam Poole - Engineer at Buro Happold
  19. John Caddy - artist & visionary

    UK Climate Act based on C&C
  20. The Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution advocates C&C (2000)
  21. The UK Climate Act (Contraction & Convergence) (UKCA 2006)
  22. All UK Political Parties strongly endorsed C&C
  23. C&C supporting Early Day Motions (EDMs)
  24. HMG's UK Climate Act (UKCA 2008) is C&C (Right Principle, Wrong Rates)
  25. UK CO2 emissions & carbon debit since 1750 (CDIAC)
  26. UK CO2 emissions oil coal & gas since 1750 (CDIAC)
  27. UK per capita CO2 emissions since 1750 compared with the rest
  28. UK Emissions & the Paris Agreement
  29. The irrationality of delay; the case in a Nutshell
  30. The irrationality of delay; 2
  31. Canaries & Canards - Global & UK National - UKMO/HMG dodgy statistics
  32. 'Five Wise Monkeys' - a ludicrous idea from the UK CCC
  33. Sane Safe Fair? UK 'leadership' is >3 times its global share!
  34. Embedded Emissions - more false accounting from the British Government?
  35. 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."
  36. What the film seeks to reveal or perhaps conceal on the rates of global temperature rise

  37. BREXIT = CLEXIT where climate destiny is completely ignored

    James HANSEN
  38. Fee & Dividend - a good idea from Jim Hansen
  39. Welcome encouragement from Jim Hansen

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

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

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

  57. Acceleration in the rise of temperature and atmospheric CO2

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

  59. Pythagoras String Demonstration

  60. The Tao Te Ching
  61. The Order of the Universe

    Well Tempering & the musical derivation of the wonderous 'Phi' (0.618)
  62. Phi Derivation Model - 'The Stringularity Hypothesis'
  63. Hawking drew short of recognizing the real significance of Pythagoras String Experiment
  64. The symmetry-binding-derivation of 'Phi' from the Pythagorean Comma
  65. Symmetry-binding at the Phi-Point between steps 12 & 13 of the Pythagorean Comma
  66. Precise close-up of 'Phi' at the 'Phi-Point' between steps 12 & 13 of the Pythgorean Comma
  67. Symmetry-binding derivation of Phi rescues Standard-Model when Higgs Particle is added
  68. The Feminine Principle
  69. Phi-rich Pentagons
  70. Phi created the integers
  71. Happy Phi:Pi Day
  72. Phi at Green in visble Colour Spectrum & beautiful 'Fluminescence' from Ginny Battson
  73. Phi All Life
  74. Phi:Pi - governs orbits of Earth Venus and Sun
  75. Phi:Pi - governs DNA double-helix molecule
  76. Phi is at the structural core of DNA
  77. Equivalence
  78. Certainty in the derivation of Phi, the structure of DNA, Rosalind Franklin & Choose Life
  79. Phi:Pi - Khufu
  80. Phi:Pi - Squaring the Circle
  81. Phi:Pi - Schwarzchild Radius
  82. Hemiola
  83. Deep Simplicity
  84. Eternity & golden spiralling electrons/'excitons'
  85. A Beautiful Model (Limits to Growth)
  86. Awesome Sunrise
  87. Inside Out outside In for fun . . . . .

    Art & Life
  88. Tree of Life
  89. NEMI
  90. John Archibald Wheeler