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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. Don Brown
  10. Andrew Dlugolecki
  11. John Archibald Wheeler & Richard Feynman
  12. Julian Salt
  13. Greta Thunberg
  14. BMJ article on Greta Thunberg, Extinction Rebellion & the science of climate change
    Links supporting BMJ Article
  15. Colin Challen MP, the greatest climate campaigner ever in the UK Parliament
  16. Lord Adair Turner
  17. Sir David King
  18. Harley Wright
  19. Ross Garnaut
  20. Mike Hutchinson, the most Focused Climate Change Film Maker
  21. Mayer Hillman - since the '60's a veteran campaigner for C&C & personal carbon allowances
  22. Dave Hampton - broadcaster educator and activist
  23. Jelle Hielkema - former Director at FAO, author and visionary
  24. Bill McGuire
  25. Laurie Barlow - Architect campaigner and educator
  26. Dr Robin Stott
  27. Rabbi Jeffrey Newman
  28. Peter Critchley
  29. Adam Poole - Engineer at Buro Happold
  30. John Caddy - artist & visionary
  31. Michael A Sherbon

    The Unifying Principle - George Ohsawa

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

  54. BREXIT = CLEXIT where climate destiny is completely ignored

    James HANSEN
  55. Fee & Dividend - a good idea from Jim Hansen
  56. Welcome encouragement from Jim Hansen

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

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

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

  74. Acceleration in the rise of temperature and atmospheric CO2

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

  76. Pythagoras String Demonstration

  77. The Tao Te Ching
  78. The Order of the Universe

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

    Art & Life & Maths
  106. Tree of Life
  107. NEMI
  108. John Archibald Wheeler
  109. Maths