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Energy efficiency: the foundation of the climate transition

Energy efficiency: the foundation of the climate transition

Energy debate in Australia seems overly focused on supply side of the market – it should look more closely at demand.

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‘Buy clean’ wants to change the way we build stuff

‘Buy clean’ wants to change the way we build stuff

Once again, California is leading the way, this time on state contracts for infrastructure, where suppliers work to keep their carbon pollution low.

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California rejects gas peaker plant, seeks clean energy alternatives

California rejects gas peaker plant, seeks clean energy alternatives

California regulator rejects proposal to refurbish a gas peaking plant, paving the way for a solar plus storage solution instead.

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Tesla joins effort to pair batteries with offshore wind

Tesla joins effort to pair batteries with offshore wind

The US EV and battery maker has teamed up with Deepwater Wind to create the largest offshore wind farm with large-scale storage.

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Hawaii, California charge towards 100% renewable energy

Hawaii, California charge towards 100% renewable energy

Hawaii and California take major steps towards 100% renewable energy, showing it can be done on both big island grids, and in a major economy. In Hawaii, the local utility is so keen it says it can reach the target 5 years earlier than the mandate.

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South Miami just made a huge rooftop solar decision

South Miami just made a huge rooftop solar decision

South Miami this week became the first city outside of California to require all new homes to install solar panels on their roofs.

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Rising seas spark tobacco-style lawsuits in California

Rising seas spark tobacco-style lawsuits in California

The suits point to indisputable climate science and decades of industry efforts to mar that science. Experts likened the legal complaints to those brought against the tobacco industry in decades past, which succeeded by alleging the use of anti-science tactics to mask the dangers of their products.

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Greens Senator for SA visits battery storage facility in Southern California

Greens Senator for SA visits battery storage facility in Southern California

Australian Greens Senator for South Australia Sarah Hanson-Young has called on Malcolm Turnbull to intervene to end the delay in fixing energy market rules, including the 5-minute rule, to allow battery storage to compete fairly.

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It’s so hot in Phoenix, Arizona, planes can’t take off

It’s so hot in Phoenix, Arizona, planes can’t take off

In a sign of just how hot things are getting, American Airlines cancelled 50 flights out of Phoenix because the planes can’t operate above 118°F.

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California isn’t backing down on ambitious climate goal, despite Trump reversal

California isn’t backing down on ambitious climate goal, despite Trump reversal

California shows it isn’t messing around when it comes to climate action, even in the face of federal rollbacks.

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How California passed the most ambitious climate change rules

How California passed the most ambitious climate change rules

The state’s new climate goals are far more ambitious than those of the US overall, and they’re in line with ambitions in Europe.