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Tag: "clean energy"

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Trump White House distorts energy impacts on wages on first day

Trump White House distorts energy impacts on wages on first day

Trump administration’s first statement on energy, used to justify the elimination of environmental rules, was a distortion.

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A leap ahead for energy efficient homes in Australia

A leap ahead for energy efficient homes in Australia

How Australia’s widespread adoption of Energy Scores holds important lessons for the U.S. residential housing market.

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Shift to "base-cost" renewables: 10 predictions for 2017

Shift to “base-cost” renewables: 10 predictions for 2017

Old energy rules were all about locking in cheap base-load power, and supplementing it with more expensive capacity, generally gas, to meet the peaks. The new way is about putting in super-cheap, “base-cost” renewable power at the heart of the world’s grids.

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Turnbull Government is wrong to pretend we can burn our way to climate safety

Turnbull Government is wrong to pretend we can burn our way to climate safety

We are in the midst of experiencing the impacts of dangerous global warming, which made it all the more jarring when the Federal Government came out championing the big polluters that are driving global warming.

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Clean energy spending drops, green bonds make splash, New York funds projects

Clean energy spending drops, green bonds make splash, New York funds projects

Worldwide spending on clean energy fell 18 percent from 2015’s record high. However, even as spending ebbs, the amount of wind and solar connected to power grids around the world is still climbing.

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New York aims to replace nuclear power with clean energy

New York aims to replace nuclear power with clean energy

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo promises declining carbon emissions even as the state closes the Indian Point nuclear power plant.

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Obama just made the case for his clean energy legacy

Obama just made the case for his clean energy legacy

Obama sees the world as at a tipping point and that a clean energy revolution is already underway.

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10 clean energy facts

10 clean energy facts

Tired of endlessly debating Australia’s energy future? Here are 10 things we really know about energy to guide us through the policy fog.

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Rinehart attacks as Turnbull capitulates on carbon price

Rinehart attacks as Turnbull capitulates on carbon price

This week in climate and energy policy, we are left in no doubt where power lies in Conservative government decision making.

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Can Donald Trump really make the clean energy tide recede?

Can Donald Trump really make the clean energy tide recede?

No matter how much Trump waves his magic wand there’s not much he can do to revive the prospects for thermal coal.

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Global clean energy investment slumps 43% in Q3, year-on-year

Global clean energy investment slumps 43% in Q3, year-on-year

After a record year in 2015, BNEF says “worryingly low” clean energy investment in Q3 2016 somewhere between a ‘flash crash’ blip, and ‘new normal’.