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Abbott’s systematic destruction of solar support in Australia continues

Abbott’s systematic destruction of solar support in Australia continues

The solar schools and towns program appear to be latest victims of Abbott’s systematic destruction of Australia’s solar opportunity.

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McKinsey: Solar PV is disruptive and world-changing

McKinsey: Solar PV is disruptive and world-changing

The future for solar power is looking bright, disruptively bright, according to a new analysis from McKinsey.

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Australia’s biggest coal state plans for life beyond coal

Australia’s biggest coal state plans for life beyond coal

Campbell Newman let looose a rare, unscripted truth on Australia’s national policies when it comes to coal.

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WA Senate: was it really a vote against carbon tax?

WA Senate: was it really a vote against carbon tax?

The fundamentalism of Abbott’s anti-carbon stance can be seen in the intention to remove climate change from the G20 summit agenda.

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Australian PV researchers persevere in difficult environment

Australian PV researchers persevere in difficult environment

PV continues to move forward despite concerns over the status of ongoing government funding.

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Australia’s big fat solar policy failure exposed

Australia’s big fat solar policy failure exposed

A hopelessly ineffective policy that allows retailers to gouge value from consumers at their will is perverse and outrageous.

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Australia’s solar future will stall, but when and how?

Australia’s solar future will stall, but when and how?

Solar will be a big part of Australia’s energy mix. The major point of difference is when this will happen, or be allowed to happen.

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The curious case of Caroline, a CO2 borehole

The curious case of Caroline, a CO2 borehole

Caroline flows pretty close to pure CO2 to service our need to fizz our drinks, among other things. And provides important lessons about CO2 storage.

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Graph of the Day: Australia's 5 million "solar heroes"

Graph of the Day: Australia’s 5 million “solar heroes”

Home owners using solar power are helping reduce the wholesale cost of electricity, as well as lessening peak demand.

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Dredge dumping in Great Barrier Reef initially opposed by Reef Authority

Dredge dumping in Great Barrier Reef initially opposed by Reef Authority

Reef Authority first opposed dredge dumping in Great Barrier Reef, then issued a permit allowing it.

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Green group could save the great barrier reef from dredging waste

Green group could save the great barrier reef from dredging waste

Permit given to dump 3 million cubic metres of dredge waste onto the great barrier reef is under threat as green group files legal challenge in Brisbane.