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Category: Other Good Stuff

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Plunging cost of solar means peak coal looms in India

Plunging cost of solar means peak coal looms in India

New modelling predicts India is within a decade of peak coal demand for the power sector. This is sooner than anyone has predicted.

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Coughing up for coal-fired power

Coughing up for coal-fired power

If Australian tax payers are made to cough up for a new coal plant in north Queensland, locals will also be coughing up – literally.

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New Tesla roadster will be the fastest production car ever

New Tesla roadster will be the fastest production car ever

If the Corvette is the halo car for Chevrolet and General Motors, the new Roadster will be the halo car for Tesla.

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Insurance industry must act on the coal sector

Insurance industry must act on the coal sector

European insurers are limiting their exposure to the coal sector, while American and Australian insurers continue to support business as usual.

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Minerals deal needed to fuel the clean energy transition

Minerals deal needed to fuel the clean energy transition

As international talks focus on need for rapid deployment of renewables, little attention is paid to the minerals that needed to build these technologies.

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Elon Musk: Tesla semi truck event will “blow your mind”

Elon Musk: Tesla semi truck event will “blow your mind”

Elon Musk tweets that the Tesla Semi Truck unveiling will “blow your mind clear out of your skull and into an alternate dimension.” Let’s see.

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Trump team holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conference

Trump team holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conference

Trump’s promotion of coal fired generation at Paris climate agreement compared to “promoting tobacco at a cancer summit.”

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NEG will shift emissions burden on other industry sectors

NEG will shift emissions burden on other industry sectors

There is strong potential for domestic offsets to be the marginal source of emissions reductions in the Australian market.

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2017 in energy efficiency: Smart energy management steps up

2017 in energy efficiency: Smart energy management steps up

The market for smart energy management in Australia is taking off, as energy users act to take control of their energy costs.

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100% global renewable electricity more cost-effective than current system

100% global renewable electricity more cost-effective than current system

Making a global transition to 100% renewable electricity grid has long been a dream of many, and new research shows it is a viable reality.

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Medibank’s unhealthy addiction to fossil fuels

Medibank’s unhealthy addiction to fossil fuels

Climate change remains the biggest global health threat of the 21st Century, yet Medibank has remained invested in coal, oil and gas companies that fuel the problem.