Renewables wind, solar, geothermal, hydropower provided over 75% of America’s 1.2GW new generating capacity in Q1 2015. Coal, oil and nuclear, nothing.
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Family First senator Bob Day says renewable energy target resolution should be delayed until wind inquiry he is co-chairing is completed.
Senate inquiry labelled ‘gutless’ after confirming network ‘gold plating’ had inflated power prices, offering little insight on how to fix the problem.
Pro-nuclear lobby groups applaud Abbott’s decision to give $4m to climate contrarian Bjorn Lomborg, while claiming renewables cannot meet society’s needs.
World leaders throw doubt on Australia’s ability to meet 2020 emissions targets – or any future target – with 36 questions submitted to UN.
Abbott government is still refusing to concede ground on the RET, even though it’s position will not make a difference to new capacity over next two years.