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How California passed the most ambitious climate change rules

How California passed the most ambitious climate change rules

The state’s new climate goals are far more ambitious than those of the US overall, and they’re in line with ambitions in Europe.

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Germany already has more green power than it ever had nuclear

Germany already has more green power than it ever had nuclear

The Governor of New York State says Americans will be reading by candlelight unless nuclear is subsidised. But how about a look at the data.

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'Second-life' EV batteries could drive low-cost storage sector

‘Second-life’ EV batteries could drive low-cost storage sector

According to BNEF, used electric vehicle batteries will amount to 29 GWh by 2025.

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What will COAG reforms mean for Australia's gas ringmaster?

What will COAG reforms mean for Australia’s gas ringmaster?

Gas has a problem. Without a carbon price, it’s more expensive than coal. With a carbon price, it struggles to compete with renewables and storage.

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What does the Paris 1.5˚C warming limit mean for Australia?

What does the Paris 1.5˚C warming limit mean for Australia?

What does last year’s Paris agreement mean for Australia’s climate policy and decarbonisation?

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Sydney community solar investment round raises $17,500 in 9 minutes

Sydney community solar investment round raises $17,500 in 9 minutes

Community solar investor round in Sydney’s inner-west raised more than $17k in 9 minutes to put solar on the roof of a craft brewery in Newtown.

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New Tesla model S jets to 60mph in 2.65 seconds. But why?

New Tesla model S jets to 60mph in 2.65 seconds. But why?

Rumour has it Tesla has started installing its new 100kWh EV battery without telling anyone. But is that behind the change in performance?

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Alaskan village votes to relocate due to climate change

Alaskan village votes to relocate due to climate change

Shishmaref is one of dozens of indigenous villages in Alaska that face growing threats of flooding and erosion due to global warming.

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SA energy "crisis": Arrium's requiem and the events of July 7

SA energy “crisis”: Arrium’s requiem and the events of July 7

The events of July 7, and how we interpret them, will have ongoing implications for future business investment and how we meet the decarbonisation challenge.

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Changing lives with solar microgrids

Changing lives with solar microgrids

A nonprofit organization is testing a solution that could be a model of how to bring electricity to 1.2 billion people still living in the dark.

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Energy Ministers - there is no crisis and the market is working

Energy Ministers – there is no crisis and the market is working

There has been an incredible amount of nonsense published by media outlets purporting that there is a so called crisis unfolding in Australia’s electricity market.