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Big Oil just woke up to threat of rising electric car demand

Big Oil just woke up to threat of rising electric car demand

The world’s biggest oil producers are starting to take electric vehicles seriously as a long-term threat.

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In the absence of national leadership, cities are driving climate policy

In the absence of national leadership, cities are driving climate policy

Imagine a future in which every one of Australia’s 537 local government areas, achieve net zero greenhouse emissions. It might sound like a pipe dream, but it could be closer than you think.

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Clean energy spending hits 43% share of total supply investment

Clean energy spending hits 43% share of total supply investment

Global spending on energy fall by 12% overall in 2016 but clean energy spending is on the up.

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Game changer: Cheap renewables are causing rethink on markets

Game changer: Cheap renewables are causing rethink on markets

Fossil fuels once had little to fear from renewable energy, but that’s no longer the case.

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Trump’s road to ‘energy dominance’ excludes renewables

Trump’s road to ‘energy dominance’ excludes renewables

US president’s “dirty energy week” measures decried as gifts to corporate polluters that will harm both the climate and the clean energy sector.

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Solar and wind tipping points: One down and one to go

Solar and wind tipping points: One down and one to go

There is no question now that solar and wind will dominate the future of electricity. The question is how fast.

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Life after climate disruption? Future Imperfect Tense

Life after climate disruption? Future Imperfect Tense

Will you ride the tsunami of technology through the jagged reef of climate disruption? To catch it you’ll need to paddle hard now.

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Does 17% dip in clean energy investment set the trend for 2017?

Does 17% dip in clean energy investment set the trend for 2017?

First-quarter decline in investment reflects partly falling cost of capital for renewables, allowing investors to install same capacity for less cash.

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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.