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Category: Climate

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Trump files notice to withdraw from Paris deal, plans instead to promote fossil fuels

Trump files notice to withdraw from Paris deal, plans instead to promote fossil fuels

The notice has no legal weight and does not begin the process of departure from the landmark climate agreement.

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Cheap coal power? Only in an imaginary world

Cheap coal power? Only in an imaginary world

Attempts to suggest coal power is cheaper than the plummeting cost of renewables look increasingly ridiculous and desperate.

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Coal lobby hits peak denial on battery storage, renewables

Coal lobby hits peak denial on battery storage, renewables

Australia’s biggest coal miner and leading research organisation come up with ridiculous claims on battery storage in attempts to justify new coal plants and CCS.

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The death of “alternative energy”

The death of “alternative energy”

Once, alternative energy meant “clean coal” and “fracking.” Today, renewables have left those “alternatives” for dead, and not even Trump can save them.

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Alphabet (Google) turns to molten salt to store clean energy

Alphabet (Google) turns to molten salt to store clean energy

Google’s parent company has joined Tesla and other smaller companies, developing ways to store wind and solar affordably.

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Energy Unlimited – 4 steps to 100% renewables

Energy Unlimited – 4 steps to 100% renewables

This well-timed Australian book offers a step-by-step how-to for businesses transitioning to a more sustainable energy future.

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World has already used nature's budget for year, and Australia is worst offender

World has already used nature’s budget for year, and Australia is worst offender

World needs 1.7 Earths to continue as it is. If everyone lived like Australians, we’d need 5.2 Earths.

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Solar is now most popular form of new electricity generation worldwide

Solar is now most popular form of new electricity generation worldwide

Solar PV outstripped coal as the leading source of new electricity generation worldwide last year.

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The things some utilities will do to stop solar

The things some utilities will do to stop solar

The FBI is investigating an Arizona power company for its role in the election of utility-friendly and anti-solar regulators.

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Superannuation trustee duties and climate risk

Superannuation trustee duties and climate risk

A new legal opinion on climate change and trustee directors’ duties has wide-reaching ramifications for Australia’s $2.3 trillion superannuation industry, Environmental Justice Australia said today.

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Tesla joins effort to pair batteries with offshore wind

Tesla joins effort to pair batteries with offshore wind

The US EV and battery maker has teamed up with Deepwater Wind to create the largest offshore wind farm with large-scale storage.