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Battery costs drop to key level as electric car sales continue to rise

Battery costs drop to key level as electric car sales continue to rise

Both electric cars and renewable energy stand to gain significantly from cheaper storage.

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Obama 2016 budget ups ante on climate, clean energy

Obama 2016 budget ups ante on climate, clean energy

US president Barack Obama’s 2016 budget proposal ups investment in clean energy and dedicates $4bn to emissions reduction. Meanwhile, in Australia…

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Post-Fukushima Japan turns to offshore wind and solar

Post-Fukushima Japan turns to offshore wind and solar

As the government attempts to get at least some nuclear plants online by the end of 2015, an energy swell has been building off Japan’s coast.

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A clean energy miracle: My challenge to Bill Gates

A clean energy miracle: My challenge to Bill Gates

There are only a few people in the world that could actually generate a true clean energy miracle and Bill Gates is one of them.

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Scientists are using your smoking habit to make renewable energy

Scientists are using your smoking habit to make renewable energy

To help break the world’s addiction to fossil fuels, scientists are channeling another harmful addiction: smoking cigarettes.

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Affordable batteries for green energy are closer than we think

Affordable batteries for green energy are closer than we think

The high storage costs are now rapidly falling, suggesting that the financial appeal of electric cars and stationary storage is set to keep increasing.

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Hockey & Co keep China, Germany & Buffet guessing on offensive wind

Hockey & Co keep China, Germany & Buffet guessing on offensive wind

Would Joe Hockey prefer to drive past a coal mine on his way to Canberra? And what would China, the world’s installer of new wind energy, make of his remark?

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A peek into the astonishing future of wind power

A peek into the astonishing future of wind power

As wind power takes hold across the world, developers are constantly looking for new ways to make the technology lighter, faster, and more efficient.

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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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Will any Australian politician stand up for renewables?

Will any Australian politician stand up for renewables?

Australia is poised to become the first economy to row backwards on its renewable energy targets, just as it proposes to be the first to drop a carbon price. And no politician is prepared to be outraged by the proposal. Why is it so?

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Low-carbon policies aren't just pain - they make economies grow

Low-carbon policies aren’t just pain – they make economies grow

The transition to low-carbon energy systems may cost money, but economies can grow – not despite but also because of them.