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Tag: "100% renewable energy"

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Wind farm researchers found to have no human ethics approval

Wind farm researchers found to have no human ethics approval

A new research paper into the health impacts of wind farms has raised serious concerns over academic credibility.

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More coal doesn’t equal more peak power

More coal doesn’t equal more peak power

The proposed closure date for AGL’s ancient and unreliable coal power station, is five years and probably two elections away.

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100% renewable energy for 139 nations detailed in new Stanford report

100% renewable energy for 139 nations detailed in new Stanford report

Mark Z. Jacobson and 26 of his colleagues have compiled a report that shows exactly how 139 nations could transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050 without throwing millions of people out of work.

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Nearly 50 poor nations commit to 100% renewables by 2050

Nearly 50 poor nations commit to 100% renewables by 2050

A group of 48 countries – including 7 close neighbours of Australia – have pledged to fast-track 100% renewables between 2030 and 2050, and ratchet up emissions reductions by 2020.

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ACT lifts 2020 target to 100% renewable energy, as Australia stalls

ACT lifts 2020 target to 100% renewable energy, as Australia stalls

ACT to nearly double size of next wind auction to 200MW, enabling it to reach 100% renewable energy by 2020. ACT minister Simon Corbell says the stagnation in national market caused buy Coalition policies is an opportunity too good to miss.

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New modelling shows renewable-based system cheaper than fossil fuels

New modelling shows renewable-based system cheaper than fossil fuels

New modelling shows an electricity system based on 85% renewable energy is cheaper than one based on similar percentage of fossil fuels. With wind and solar costs to fall, it is probable that 100% renewable energy is cheaper than coal and gas.

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South Australia to set path towards 100% renewable energy

South Australia to set path towards 100% renewable energy

South Australia premier says 50% renewable energy target – set for 2025 – will be reached next year, and the government will now plan to reach as close to 100% renewables as it can. It says this involves risks, but also huge opportunities. He’d also like an electric vehicle manufacturer to set up in the state.

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Turnbull, Oz business challenged to act, not just talk, on climate

Turnbull, Oz business challenged to act, not just talk, on climate

Turnbull asked to do to Galilee Basin coal what Obama has done to Canadian tar sands. Meanwhile, ACF to take Carmichael approval to court, while business still has a long way to go to match their rhetoric on climate action.