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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. Assumptions
  12. First Best
  13. C&C & the Rajan 'Global Carbon Incentive'
  14. Memo to UK Cabinet Office
  15. The collapse of the American Dream is now unavoidable
  16. Yet the Capitol Dome in Washington DC is a sublime architectural expression
  18. Musical Tones

    UNFCCC-Compliance & Support for the C&C Principle

  19. UNFCCC-Compliance
  20. True Story
  21. UK Government 2000 -2020
  22. Sliding Scale
  23. UNFCCC-Compliance "inevitably requires" C&C UNFCCC Executive
  24. Massive Support for C&C principle remains completely unrivalled
  25. 12 UN Bodies support C&C Principle
  26. Support from High Ranking Eminent Persons (ADB)
  27. Extensive Political Support from Eminent Persons for C&C principle
  28. Extensive expert support
  29. Support for C&C Principle from many Blue Planet Award winners & others
  30. All UK Political Parties strongly endorsed C&C
  31. C&C supporting Early Day Motions (EDMs) in the UK Parliament
  32. C&C becomes the UK Climate Act in 2008
  33. Unrivalled Support
  34. Religious consensus supporting C&C principle
  35. Medics
  36. Sustainability Endorsements for C&C
  37. Publications Endorsements for C&C
  38. Institutions Endorsement for C&C
  39. Capitalist Socialist Endorsements for C&C
  40. Equity Fairness Endorsements for C&C
  41. Academia Endorsement for C&C
  42. Economics Endorsements for C&C
  43. Transition
  44. XR & UK government at core differ primarily about the rates of C&C
  45. Chinese Government advocate C&C before COP-15 2009

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

  51. Submission to Talanoa Dialogue
  52. C&C and the Rajan Tax proposal

    1994 a huge outcry over the climate 'Economics of Genocide' from Pearce & Nordhaus
  53. GCI's comment on UNFCCC - "return to sender" 1992
  54. Expansion and Divergence
  55. the economics of genocide
  56. The Value of Life
  57. GCI's critique of the economics argued in the IPCC Second Assessment Report
  58. Upheld in IPCC_SAR
  59. Globally the poor are more 'carbon-efficient' than the rich
  60. The 3 in 1 Trefoil
  61. Economists
  62. Usury
  63. Uneconomic Growth Disorder - Growth-Rates compared
  64. Solution Deniers meet Problem Deniers
  65. Rajan global carbon tax proposal versus Fee and Dividend
  66. Circular Economy
  67. The economics of genocide
  68. Genocide by any other name (then)
  69. Genocide by any other name (now)

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

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

    Climate emergency accelerating & carbon sinks relatively shrinking
  74. Global Warming is accelerating now (positive-feedback)
  75. Sinks are shrinking now (positive-feedback)
  76. Major Source-Sink questions in scenario from Rockstrom et al
  77. C&C Rates needed now
  78. Rational Analysis - urgency and immediate convergence

  79. CBAT the 'Carbon Budget Analysis Tool' presented in GCI evidence to EAC
  80. Feedback & C&C arrays Embedded in CBAT (Carbon Budget Analysis Tool)
  81. CBAT Appreciation

    EAC Carbon Budget Enquiries - were the models valid?
  82. Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) 'Carbon Budget Enquiries' (2009 - 2013)
  83. RCP scenarios
  84. On its website UKMO admits the omission of major feedbacks from its climate modelling
  85. Under Oath UKMO then denies these omissions in evidence to the EAC Enquiry in 2013
  86. Now in 2021 as AR6 is published, UKMO et al have a lot of explaining to do
  87. The Cretan Paradox
  88. DECC admits feedback omissions in 2016
  89. UKMO/IPCC Background to Feedback Omissions in 5th Assessment (AR5)
  90. The 'RCP' scenarios; sink failure rates modelled in RCP 8.5 (the path we're on)
  91. IPCC RCP 8.5 & the feedback fiasco
  92. Emissions-Creep since UKCA (2008)
  93. Widely varying estimates of Emissions from Land Use Changes

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

    IPCC Feedback Howler of all time
  95. 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

  96. Institutions & Considerations
  97. 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

  98. All Country CREDIT DEBIT detail (1750-2050)
  99. Growth rates CO2 pollution (1750-2017)
  100. Growth rates CO2 Pollution (1750-2013) by fuel
  101. Damages Liabilities
  102. Judicial Review
  103. Our Children's Trust

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

    Scientists got it so wrong?
  105. NYT
  106. The situation we've been in
  107. The situation we're now in
  108. Model Muddle

    Business Leaders to Boris Johnson


Remarkable People

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

    The Unifying Principle
  49. George Ohsawa
  50. Universal Constants
  51. The derivation of Phi
  52. Stringularity & the Phi'd-back loop
  53. The Completeness Theorem
  54. Elsewhere provides more detail supporting The Completeness Theorem

    UK Climate Act based on C&C
  55. The Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution advocates C&C (2000)
  56. The UK Climate Act (Contraction & Convergence) (UKCA 2006)
  57. Contraction and concentrations as in UKCA
  58. All UK Political Parties strongly endorsed C&C
  59. C&C supporting Early Day Motions (EDMs)
  60. The Unifying Principle
  61. "The morally and intellectually coherent principle of Contraction & Convergence" John Gummer
  62. CCC Chairman Turner confirms that C&C is the principle upon which the UK Climate Act is based
  63. Adair Turner and Mr Ed Miliband of DECC
  64. HMG's UK Climate Act (UKCA 2008) is C&C (Right Principle, Wrong Rates)
  65. UK CO2 emissions & carbon debit since 1750 (CDIAC)
  66. UK CO2 emissions oil coal & gas since 1750 (CDIAC)
  67. UK per capita CO2 emissions since 1750 compared with the rest
  68. UK Emissions & the Paris Agreement
  69. The irrationality of delay; the case in a Nutshell
  70. The irrationality of delay; 2
  71. Canaries & Canards - Global & UK National - UKMO/HMG dodgy statistics
  72. 'Five Wise Monkeys' - a ludicrous idea from the UK CCC
  73. Sane Safe Fair? UK 'leadership' is >3 times its global share!
  74. Embedded Emissions - more false accounting from the British Government?
  75. 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."
  76. What the film seeks to reveal or perhaps conceal on the rates of global temperature rise
  77. Acceleration

  78. C&C Articles over the years

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

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

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

  99. Acceleration in the rise of temperature and atmospheric CO2

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

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

  102. Music
  103. Pythagoras String Demonstration

  104. The Tao Te Ching
  105. The Order of the Universe

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

    Art & Life & Maths
  135. Tree of Life
  136. NEMI
  137. John Archibald Wheeler
  138. Maths