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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

    UNFCCC-Compliance & Support for the C&C Principle

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

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

    1994 a huge outcry over the climate 'Economics of Genocide' from Pearce & Nordhaus
  27. GCI's comment on UNFCCC - "return to sender" 1992
  28. Expansion and Divergence
  29. the economics of genocide
  30. The Value of Life
  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. Economists
  36. Usury
  37. Uneconomic Growth Disorder - Growth-Rates compared
  38. Circular Economy
  39. The economics of genocide
  40. Genocide by any other name (then)
  41. Genocide by any other name (now)

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

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

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

  51. CBAT the 'Carbon Budget Analysis Tool' presented in GCI evidence to EAC
  52. Feedback & C&C arrays Embedded in CBAT (Carbon Budget Analysis Tool)
  53. CBAT Appreciation

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

    IPCC Feedback Howler of all time
  64. 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

  65. Institutions & Considerations
  66. 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

  67. All Country CREDIT DEBIT detail (1750-2050)
  68. Growth rates CO2 pollution (1750-2017)
  69. Growth rates CO2 Pollution (1750-2013) by fuel
  70. Damages Liabilities
  71. Judicial Review
  72. Our Children's Trust

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

    Scientists got it so wrong?
  74. NYT
  75. The situation we've been in
  76. 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. Laurie Barlow - Architect campaigner and educator
  16. Ginny Batson
  17. Esmeralda De Belgique
  18. John Vidal
  19. Julian Salt
  20. Chris Rose
  21. Greta Thunberg
  22. BMJ article on Greta Thunberg, Extinction Rebellion & the science of climate change
    Links supporting BMJ Article
  23. Colin Challen MP, the greatest climate campaigner ever in the UK Parliament
  24. Lord Adair Turner
  25. Sir David King
  26. Harley Wright
  27. Ross Garnaut
  28. James Hansen
  29. Mike Hutchinson, the most Focused Climate Change Film Maker
  30. Mayer Hillman - since the '60's a veteran campaigner for C&C & personal carbon allowances
  31. Dave Hampton - broadcaster educator and activist
  32. Jelle Hielkema - former Director at FAO, author and visionary
  33. Bill McGuire
  34. Dr Robin Stott
  35. Rabbi Jeffrey Newman
  36. John Gummer
  37. Peter Critchley
  38. David Hembrow
  39. Adam Poole - Engineer at Buro Happold
  40. John Caddy - artist & visionary
  41. Michael A Sherbon

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

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

  69. C&C Articles over the years

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

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

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

  89. Acceleration in the rise of temperature and atmospheric CO2

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

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

  92. Music
  93. Pythagoras String Demonstration

  94. The Tao Te Ching
  95. The Order of the Universe

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

    Art & Life & Maths
  125. Tree of Life
  126. NEMI
  127. John Archibald Wheeler
  128. Maths