After years in the pipeline, the 180MW Mt Emerald wind farm near Cairns has gained approval from the federal government.
Articles by Sophie Vorrath
As Malcolm Turnbull heads to Paris climate talks, Labor leader Bill Shorten commits to an emissions reduction target almost twice that set by the Coalition. Meanwhile, neither leader looks likely to come clean on their compromised position on coal.
Greg Hunt has conceded that world’s current emissions reduction pledges – including Australia’s, presumably – are not ambitious enough to limit global warming to 2°C.
Report says 2°C climate target world mean no new coal mines, peak oil by 2020, and muted gas growth – and put $2trn of fossil fuel assets at risk.
Report says cost of shifting whole continents to 100% renewables equal to wealth held by 0.00001% of world’s population. So what’s stopping us?
Report says Australia will only meet emissions target by using Kyoto ‘accounting benefit’. In real terms, emissions headed for 4% above 2000 levels by 2020.
After successfully driving from Melbourne to Sydney on one charge, Brighsun’s all-electric bus has clocked a Guinness World Record of 1,018km on one charge.