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Tag: "Barnaby Joyce"

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Barnaby Joyce’s bizarre call to arms against “green peril”

Barnaby Joyce’s bizarre call to arms against “green peril”

Joyce says Australia under attack from “green peril”, that will only become apparent to all when the power goes out, leaving people stuck in a lift, busting for a pee. Oh, and he doesn’t think India will want Australia’s thermal coal. Say, what?

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Barnaby gets a spade and starts digging for White Rock solar farm

Barnaby gets a spade and starts digging for White Rock solar farm

Acting prime minister Barnaby Joyce begins construction of 20MW White Rock solar farm, as first turbines from neighbouring 175MW wind farm starts production.

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Lunar right go crazy over "genocidal" wind turbines and solar power

Lunar right go crazy over “genocidal” wind turbines and solar power

In Australia, as in the US, the right-wing still doesn’t understand the significance of “clean”, and don’t accept renewables could be cheaper, smarter and more reliable than coal, gas and nuclear plants. And they’re not giving up without a fight, confected moral outrage, and lies.

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Barnaby Joyce sitting uncomfortably on renewable energy boom

Barnaby Joyce sitting uncomfortably on renewable energy boom

As Barnaby Joyce answers awkward questions about his support of wind farms, renewables look like becoming the number one growth industry of his electorate.

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NSW's largest wind farm to begin construction, first since Coalition cut RET

NSW’s largest wind farm to begin construction, first since Coalition cut RET

The 175MW White Rock wind farm to begin construction this month, the first big project to get go-ahead since Coalition reviewed the RET. Even Barnaby Joyce says he is happy.

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What we're reading: Windsor targets Barnaby on renewables and climate

What we’re reading: Windsor targets Barnaby on renewables and climate

Tony Windsor targets Barnaby Joyce on renewables, climate; Obama and Trudeau prepare climate pact; Trump or fossil-fuelled Cruz?

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Memo to Barnaby: If you want cheap electricity, nuclear is not the answer

Memo to Barnaby: If you want cheap electricity, nuclear is not the answer

Barnaby Joyce, whose electorate is about to become a major renewable energy hub, tells Murdoch media nuclear is cheaper alternative. No, Barnaby, it isn’t.

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Abbott imagines a fossil-free future ...after it's all been burnt

Abbott imagines a fossil-free future …after it’s all been burnt

The PM says he can imagine a future where the world no longer uses fossil fuels, but only once every tonne of coal and every molecule of gas has been burned. He expressed this vision while launching the Agricultural Competitive White Paper – a document that all but ignores climate change, again.