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Weak emissions target kicks coal can down the road

Weak emissions target kicks coal can down the road

Abbott’s emissions target offers one of the slowest rates of reduction of advanced economies – and as a clean energy investment signal, it fails dismally.

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Three trends that make Obama’s clean power plan a good bet on the future

Three trends that make Obama’s clean power plan a good bet on the future

Obama’s Clean Energy Plan will take advantage of rapidly falling costs for renewables, vehicle electrification, and the explosion in big data and information technology.

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The Pope is an energy wonk. Engineers agree with his assessment

The Pope is an energy wonk. Engineers agree with his assessment

Beyond the churches, the Pope’s teachings are supported by the most comprehensive engineering analyses of the U.S. power grid.

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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.