Just when National needed some bullshit distraction from their terrible climate change policy, the Corporate Farmers lied to you…
Parliament’s environment watchdog has taken the unusual step of writing to three farming groups, accusing them of wrongly claiming they had new science on methane emissions.
The environment commissioner, former National Party Cabinet minister Simon Upton, also said the lobby groups had buried the most relevant conclusion of the research – a part which might have been seen as supporting stronger action on farm gases.
…the corporate farmers tricked you again sleepy hobbits!
After rigging the entire political system to empower them and their profit margins no matter the cost to our environment or geopolitical safety, the corporate farmers have managed to put off doing anything meaningful on emissions for another fucking 5 years with the election of the Right and by lying to you!
When you consider Helen Clark first called for emission reductions in 2003, Corporate Farmers have managed to prevent any changes for 25 years now! That is an incredible feat of political manipulation and fuckwittery.
Look at this graph…
The following is a summary of global temperature conditions in Berkeley Earth’s analysis of September 2023.
- Globally, September 2023 was the warmest September — and the largest monthly anomaly of any month — since records began in 1850.
- The previous record for warmest September was broken by 0.5 °C (0.9 °F), a staggeringly large margin.
- Both land and ocean individually also set new records for the warmest September.
- The extra warmth added since August occurred primarily in polar regions, especially Antarctica.
- Antarctic sea ice set a new record for lowest seasonal maximum extent.
- Record warmth in 2023 is primarily a combined effect of global warming and a strengthening El Niño, but natural variability and other factors have also contributed.
- Particularly warm conditions occurred in the North Atlantic, Eastern Equatorial Pacific, South America, Central America, Europe, parts of Africa and the Middle East, Japan, and Antarctica.
- 77 countries, mostly in Europe and the tropics, set new monthly average records for September.
- El Niño continues to strengthen and is expected to continue into next year.
- 2023 is now virtually certain to become a new record warm year (>99% chance).
- 2023 is very likely (90% chance) to average more than 1.5 °C above our 1850-1900 baseline.
The jump in heat is beyond anything we’ve seen in modern times.
This just as Labour and Green policy starts bearing fruit in NZ…
It may have been largely overlooked in the election debates, but New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions are finally on the way down.
Annual emissions of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels are the lowest since 1999 and the 12-month renewable share of electricity is back above 90% for the first time since 1981. The Ministry for the Environment has advised New Zealand is on track to meet the first (2022-2025) carbon budget.
…National, ACT and NZF will make these numbers worse.
Global temperatures will go up under National, ACT and NZF because they have no plan to lower them.
They will also reverse the things that have helped drive our emissions down.
We have no comprehension of what is coming and we are simply not prepared for the age of consequences.
Watching National, ACT and Corporate Farmers use their economic and political muscle to avoid responsibility for what comes next can only be resolved by civil unrest and a campaign of civil disobedience against those interests.
This is the age of consequences.
All hail the Golden Cow we slavishly worship in NZ! Remember, whatever the problem, the NZ solution is MORE COWS!
The corporate farmer scum tricked you again sleepy hobbits.
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