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Tag: "Air Pollution"

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Liddell: Climate change and air pollution medical negligence

Liddell: Climate change and air pollution medical negligence

With an estimated 3000 deaths pa and many illnesses in Australia due to heart and lung disease from air pollution The Prime Minister’s proposal to keep open heavily polluting Liddell as the solution to his government’s failures in energy policy must be condemned.

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Australia's coal problem is also its mercury problem

Australia’s coal problem is also its mercury problem

Analysis of toxic emissions from Australia’s coal plants has revealed our per capita mercury emissions are roughly double the global average.

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Revelations from the New Acland coal mine case

Revelations from the New Acland coal mine case

The Land Court recommendation against expansion of New Acland Coal mine has exposed Queensland’s – and Australia’s – deeply flawed environmental and health assessment process.

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How much do ultra-supercritical coal plants really reduce air pollution?

How much do ultra-supercritical coal plants really reduce air pollution?

It’s not the difference in coal technology that matters most in reducing emissions, but regulation.

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The world is waking up to the $5.3 trillion cost of fossil fuels

The world is waking up to the $5.3 trillion cost of fossil fuels

As China realises the unpriced costs of coal power, such as air pollution, coal production is starting to fall.

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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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Indoor air pollution kills millions — solar could help save them

Indoor air pollution kills millions — solar could help save them

Indoor air pollution kills more people around the world every year than HIV and malaria combined — but solar power might be the key to solving the problem.

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Running on clean energy: “Question of social and political will”

Running on clean energy: “Question of social and political will”

US has technology and logistical ability to convert to all-renewable energy sources by 2050—if it can manage to exercise necessary social and political will.

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China 1,000MW solar project flags shift for global market

China 1,000MW solar project flags shift for global market

China’s second largest maker of solar panels will develop a huge 1,000 MW ground-mounted solar power plant complex in a remote Chinese desert.