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Why local energy ownership matters

Why local energy ownership matters

Solar and wind projects can mean big bucks for communities – but only if they keep them local!

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Graph of the Day: Australia's unsustainable size 13 footprint

Graph of the Day: Australia’s unsustainable size 13 footprint

WWF says Australia one of worst offenders in a world living well beyond its means – a pattern driving dramatic declines in biodiversity since 1970.

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New housing in California to be “EV capable”

New housing in California to be “EV capable”

Latest EV friendly bill in Cali set to require that all recently constructed parking lots or housing must be ready for electric charging infrastructure.

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Bioenergy: Australia's forgotten renewable energy source (so far)

Bioenergy: Australia’s forgotten renewable energy source (so far)

When we think of renewable energy, it’s easy to picture spinning wind turbines or rooftop solar panels. But what about bioenergy?

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Cutting a lot of carbon, without a lot of fuss

Cutting a lot of carbon, without a lot of fuss

New Hampshire utility cut carbon emissions by 70%, using carbon price and sensible policies – and the Tea Party, moose hunters, and consumers didn’t object.

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Dirty air, dodgy politics in Victoria's Latrobe Valley

Dirty air, dodgy politics in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley

Why it’s easier to attack science than listen to Morwell fire death statistics.

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Graph of the Day: Mapping global carbon emissions

Graph of the Day: Mapping global carbon emissions

Latest report on global carbon emissions released this week revealed that carbon dioxide emissions will likely reach 40 billion tonnes this year.

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Germany may not need electricity storage for another 20 years

Germany may not need electricity storage for another 20 years

Instead, flexible fossil-fueled power plants and other intermediate options can deliver the needed power and grid stability at a lower price.

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China and US hold key to successful climate outcome

China and US hold key to successful climate outcome

The NY climate summit did not unveil ambition, but it put climate change back on the political map. China-US bilateral talks in November are key.

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Future global energy giants - not the usual suspects

Future global energy giants – not the usual suspects

Australia could be a big winner in global race towards an energy-efficient, renewable energy future. But it would mean cannibalising existing energy industries, a challenge ducked by Kodak.

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UN climate summit special briefing - so what exactly was new?

UN climate summit special briefing – so what exactly was new?

A summary of the major announcements on climate pledges, climate finance and forestry, and whether they are new.