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Santos: Doing the bare minimum on climate change

Santos: Doing the bare minimum on climate change

At its Annual General Meeting on 4 May, Santos will be subject to a vote on a shareholder resolution that seeks improved disclosure of climate risks.

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Saudi Arabia to offer more than 1GW of solar & wind in new tender

Saudi Arabia to offer more than 1GW of solar & wind in new tender

The plans are part of the Saudi Arabia’s recently-announced intention to grow its renewable energy sources and spur development of wind and solar.

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Can Tasmania be turned into Australia’s peak load generator?

Can Tasmania be turned into Australia’s peak load generator?

Pitching Tasmania as a ‘renewable energy engine’ for the nation is probably clever politics , but the main problem is that it’s simply fanciful.

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Top clean cars from the 2017 New York Auto Show

Top clean cars from the 2017 New York Auto Show

Top picks of the clean cars at the latest New York Auto Show, including a Cadillac, an e-Golf and Kia’s plug-in hybrid.

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We just reached the 410 parts per million Co2 threshold

We just reached the 410 parts per million Co2 threshold

The world just passed another round-numbered climate milestone. Scientists predicted it would happen this year and lo and behold, it has.

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Solar terawatts: How to increase solar capacity 50-fold over next 15 years

Solar terawatts: How to increase solar capacity 50-fold over next 15 years

New paper looks at the barriers to deploying multiple terawatts of solar PV and what can be done to overcome them.

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Kentucky coal company to build state’s largest solar farm on old coal mine

Kentucky coal company to build state’s largest solar farm on old coal mine

Coal company located in eastern Kentucky says it will build the largest solar farm in Appalachia.

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This graphic puts global warming in full perspective

This graphic puts global warming in full perspective

March was 1.3°C above pre-industrial average temperatures. If you were born after December 1964, you’ve never experienced a month cooler than average on this planet.

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Antarctica’s meltwater rivers raise concerns about the fate of the continent

Antarctica’s meltwater rivers raise concerns about the fate of the continent

When climate scientists look at Antarctica, they see a ticking time bomb. If the ice sheet melts, sea levels will rise dramatically.

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Offshore wind costs maintain falling trend in Germany, Denmark, Holland

Offshore wind costs maintain falling trend in Germany, Denmark, Holland

Competitive auctions are causing developers to drop their expectations for government subsidies for off-shore wind projects.

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Does 17% dip in clean energy investment set the trend for 2017?

Does 17% dip in clean energy investment set the trend for 2017?

First-quarter decline in investment reflects partly falling cost of capital for renewables, allowing investors to install same capacity for less cash.