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

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

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

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

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

    Climate emergency accelerating & carbon sinks relatively shrinking
  40. Global Warming is accelerating now (positive-feedback)
  41. Sinks are shrinking now (positive-feedback)
  42. Major Source-Sink questions in scenario from Rockstrom et al
  43. C&C Rates needed now

  44. CBAT the 'Carbon Budget Analysis Tool' presented in GCI evidence to EAC
  45. Feedback & C&C arrays Embedded in CBAT (Carbon Budget Analysis Tool)
  46. CBAT Appreciation

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

    Climate Litigation
  55. Institutions & Considerations
  56. 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

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

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

    Scientists got it so wrong?
  64. NYT
  65. 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. Andrew Dlugolecki
  10. Julian Salt
  11. Greta Thunberg
  12. Colin Challen MP, the greatest climate campaigner ever in the UK Parliament
  13. Mike Hutchinson, the most Focused Climate Change Film Maker
  14. Mayer Hillman - since the '60's a veteran campaigner for C&C & personal carbon allowances
  15. Dave Hampton - broadcaster educator and activist
  16. Jelle Hielkema - former Director at FAO, author and visionary
  17. Laurie Barlow - Architect campaigner and educator
  18. Dr Robin Stott
  19. Rabbi Jeffrey Newman
  20. Peter Critchley
  21. Adam Poole - Engineer at Buro Happold
  22. John Caddy - artist & visionary
  23. Greta Thunberg

    The Unifying Principle - George Ohsawa

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

  46. BREXIT = CLEXIT where climate destiny is completely ignored

    James HANSEN
  47. Fee & Dividend - a good idea from Jim Hansen
  48. Welcome encouragement from Jim Hansen

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

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

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

  66. Acceleration in the rise of temperature and atmospheric CO2

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

  68. Pythagoras String Demonstration

  69. The Tao Te Ching
  70. The Order of the Universe

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

    Art & Life & Maths
  97. Tree of Life
  98. NEMI
  99. John Archibald Wheeler
  100. Maths