China, United States ratify #ParisAgreement says @takvera while Australia fumbles in #Auspol






On Saturday China agreed to ratify the Paris Agreement according to the Guardian, with members of China’s National People’s Congress Standing Committee adopting “the proposal to review and ratify the Paris Agreement” on Saturday morning. China is the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter with about 24 percent of total global emissions. The USA is second […]






Make a difference – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah






G20: Over and out. The passing of Goss the Boss. Newman’s anti-graffiti laws net artist. High Court challenge to VLAD laws fails. Cash for rezoning: Seeney and Dickson’s caravan adventure. Age of entitlement still raging. . G20: Over and out Visions of Premier Campbell Newman steaming out of the Port of Brisbane to confront the […]






Obama’s Brisbane climate clarion call to Australia and the world






As we develop, as we focus on our econ, we cannot forget the need to lead on the global fight against climate change.  Now, I know that’s — (applause) — I know there’s been a healthy debate in this country about it.  (Laughter.)  Here in the Asia Pacific, nobody has more at stake when it […]






Care factor zero – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah






Unemployment at 11 year high. Care factor zero – Newman Government was warned. G20 – Newman law declared on Brisbane. Newman lied to parliament claims Together union. When hoons controlled the streets. Asset leasing faux pas. The bats are back in town. . Unemployment at 11 year high The Newman Government continues to deliver the […]






Brisbane G20: Peace and Protest #qldpol, @Qldaah






The G20 has descended on Brisbane under a raft of legislation dubbed “Newman Law”. If you’re ever offered a chance to NOT host a G20 conference, take it. The disruption brought about by road closures, vehicle searches, special police powers, armed soldiers and the general sense of inconvenience erodes any benefit. It’s a bit like […]