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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. The Harmonic Series
  11. The Well Tempered Climate Accord at COP-26
  12. C&C Archive

    Equity Equals Survival

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

    UNFCCC-Compliance & Support for the C&C Principle

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

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

  55. Submission to Talanoa Dialogue
  56. C&C and the Rajan Global Carbon Incentive
  57. Letter to FT August 4 2021

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

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

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

    Climate emergency accelerating & carbon sinks relatively shrinking
  79. Global Warming is accelerating now (positive-feedback)
  80. Sinks are shrinking now (positive-feedback)
  81. Major Source-Sink questions in scenario from Rockstrom et al
  82. C&C Rates needed now
  83. Rational Analysis - urgency and immediate convergence

  84. CBAT the 'Carbon Budget Analysis Tool' presented in GCI evidence to EAC
  85. Feedback & C&C arrays Embedded in CBAT (Carbon Budget Analysis Tool)
  86. CBAT Appreciation

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

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

    IPCC Feedback Howler of all time
  100. 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

  101. Institutions & Considerations
  102. 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

  103. All Country CREDIT DEBIT detail (1750-2050)
  104. Growth rates CO2 pollution (1750-2017)
  105. Growth rates CO2 Pollution (1750-2013) by fuel
  106. Damages Liabilities
  107. Judicial Review
  108. Our Children's Trust

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

    Scientists got it so wrong?
  110. NYT
  111. The situation we've been in
  112. The situation we're now in
  113. Model Muddle
  114. AR6 modelling still ignores the rates of collapse in the Arctic

    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. Alex Evans
  16. Herman Daly
  17. Titus Alexander
  18. Don Brown
  19. Andrew Dlugolecki
  20. Sir John Houghton
  21. John Archibald Wheeler & Richard Feynman
  22. Richard Douthwaite
  23. Rungano Karimanzira
  24. Brendan Mackey
  25. Laurie Barlow - Architect campaigner and educator
  26. Ginny Batson
  27. Esmeralda De Belgique
  28. John Vidal
  29. Julian Salt
  30. Chris Rose
  31. Greta Thunberg
  32. BMJ article on Greta Thunberg, Extinction Rebellion & the science of climate change
    Links supporting BMJ Article
  33. Colin Challen MP, the most effective climate campaigner ever in the UK Parliament
  34. Lord Adair Turner
  35. Sir David King
  36. Harley Wright
  37. Ross Garnaut
  38. James Hansen
  39. Mike Hutchinson
  40. Mayer Hillman - since the '60's a veteran campaigner for C&C & personal carbon allowances
  41. Dave Hampton - broadcaster educator and activist
  42. Bill McGuire
  43. Dr Robin Stott
  44. Rabbi Jeffrey Newman
  45. John Gummer
  46. Peter Critchley
  47. David Hembrow
  48. Adam Poole - Engineer at Buro Happold
  49. John Caddy - artist & visionary
  50. Michael A Sherbon

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

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

  80. C&C Articles over the years

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

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

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

  101. Acceleration in the rise of temperature and atmospheric CO2

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

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

  104. Music
  105. Pythagoras String Demonstration

  106. The Tao Te Ching
  107. The Order of the Universe

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

    Art & Life & Maths
  137. Tree of Life
  138. NEMI
  139. John Archibald Wheeler
  140. Maths
  141. Awards