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Australia cannot afford to compromise the principles underpinning scientific research.

#auspol #auspol2019
@karenandrewsmp @BOConnorMP @AdamBandt @RichardMarlesMP…
The National Research and Innovation Alliance, a body of organisations representing researchers across Australia, commit to the Principle of Universality (freedom and responsibility) of Science.
Peer review is widely regarded as the scientific seal of approval, denoting quality, validity, and importance.

Researchers will not consider a scientific finding as valid unless it has been approved by the process of peer review.

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Imagine the social segregation of not being able to attend your best friend's 40th Birthday party because it's held in a restaurant that doesn't accept #indue #CashlessDebitCard
Imagine not being able to take your mum out on Mother's Day or dad on Farther's Day for lunch or dinner because local businesses aren't pre-registered for #CashlessDebitCard #indue
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Ok, so now I'm awake and tweeting for the 3rd time today. This time it seems somewhat less apocalyptic and my path is clear (at least for the next 15 minutes or so). First though, I'd better feed the dogs, mow the grass and get a load of washing on. Doh, already distracted.
#australiavotes2019 has spoken. Approximately 51% of our country wants more of the last 6 years.

So, why don't us progressives, nay, outcasts, give it to them?
Step 1. Create a church and make it tax exempt. Membership is open to anyone that believes in a supernatural being that supports, encourages and enables the #LNP government to engage in behaviour that is corrupt and bad for the future and the environment.
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The long expected modelling of Labor's climate policy by long-time coal consultant Brian Fisher, BAEconomics is out and it will be parroted by #greatworkme @AngusTaylorMP on @RNBreakfast this morning #auspol

Here are the many red flags in this work 👇…
Firstly, it misunderstand Paris Agreement. It assumes the Coalition Government's 26% target is all Australia needs to comply.

It is not.

Coalition policy to hit 26% is rated as 'highly insufficient' according to @climateactiontr and in line with 4 degree global warming
Paris is asking for targets aligned with under 2 degrees global warming.

Labor's 45% target is just within this band according to the Climate Change Authority.

All countries are expected to regularly ratchet up its target to align with 2 degrees.…
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