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Tag: "clean energy"

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All the smart people are on our side, we just need a majority

All the smart people are on our side, we just need a majority

The overall tone of Clean Energy Summit is much more upbeat than last year, and it appears that the political resistance to renewables is fading.

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The Republican Party’s platform says coal is ‘clean’ energy

The Republican Party’s platform says coal is ‘clean’ energy

For the Republican Party, internet porn is a “public health crisis.” Coal, however, is perfectly “clean.”

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The potential implications of the Federal Election for clean energy

The potential implications of the Federal Election for clean energy

Here are three ways you can evaluate how the plight of the various major parties in this forthcoming election could impact on the clean energy sector.

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Wind and solar PV have won the race – it's too late for other clean energy technologies

Wind and solar PV have won the race – it’s too late for other clean energy technologies

PV and wind will be dominate the renewable energy transition because there isn’t time for another low-emission technology to catch them before they saturate the market.

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US clean energy industry gets glimpse of a Trump future

US clean energy industry gets glimpse of a Trump future

A US presidential win for putative Republican nominee Donald Trump is looking likely to be a challenge for clean energy in the nation.

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Rapid transition to clean energy will take massive social change

Rapid transition to clean energy will take massive social change

Building more renewable energy will be part of the effort to decarbonise energy systems.

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ARENA says removal of grant funding widens bridge over "valley of death"

ARENA says removal of grant funding widens bridge over “valley of death”

ARENA says removal of grant funding will make it difficult for new technologies to bridge the investment “valley of death.”

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Australia heads back to bottom of barrel on climate, clean energy

Australia heads back to bottom of barrel on climate, clean energy

Only one minister, the ACT’s Simon Corbell, has had the courage and vision to stand up to incumbent bully-boys and introduce policies and targets that match the climate science. Yet the Coalition and most media continue to peddle nonsense dismissed most cogently by the new chief sloganeer, Malcolm Turnbull.

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Labor proposes two-stage ETS, zero carbon target for 2050

Labor proposes two-stage ETS, zero carbon target for 2050

Labor says it would bring in its emissions trading scheme in two stages, together with a separate scheme for the electricity sector.

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Can Australia pull success from the ashes of its clean energy policy mistakes?

Can Australia pull success from the ashes of its clean energy policy mistakes?

Australia’s clean energy history is a litany of mistakes, dashed hopes and failed plans. One potential success is the CEFC, but it needs to be less cautious.

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‘Blackout Blackmail’: Utility, regulator accused of scare campaign over gas cuts

‘Blackout Blackmail’: Utility, regulator accused of scare campaign over gas cuts

Report suggests California regulators and the gas company are purposely scaring the community and legislature into putting the leaking storage facility back online.