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Time for a new global trade deal - on green growth

Time for a new global trade deal – on green growth

The next big international trade deals should focus on green growth.

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Korea: Green growth and beyond

Korea: Green growth and beyond

With a government elected on a mandate for Green Growth, Korea offers huge potential for any Australian cleantech company wanting to go global.

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Graph of the Day: Five elements of sustainable transport

Graph of the Day: Five elements of sustainable transport

By comparing the carbon intensity of different types of passenger transport, we can use it to explain the key elements of a sustainable transport system.

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Atomic-scale twist solves graphene mystery

Atomic-scale twist solves graphene mystery

US scientists have announced a breakthrough in graphene research, leading to the next generation of solar cells, computers and other advanced technologies.

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GE Brilliant turbines headed Down Under for NSW wind farm

GE Brilliant turbines headed Down Under for NSW wind farm

The 67 turbines headed to the 113MW Boco Rock wind farm embody the most advanced and efficient technology GE has developed to date.

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Mixed Greens: UN charts 'unprecedented' warming since 2000

Mixed Greens: UN charts ‘unprecedented’ warming since 2000

WMO says 2001-2010 was the hottest decade on record; ACT CleanTech Index update; Oz CleanTech Comp semi-finalists; and Apple’s latest solar move.

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New solar cell could be 1000x more powerful, pound for pound

New solar cell could be 1000x more powerful, pound for pound

MIT researchers explore idea of super thin solar cells that could produce up to 1,000 times more energy per pound than conventional PV cells.

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Can WA cleantech find its killer instinct?

Can WA cleantech find its killer instinct?

With Mike Nahan as energy minister, WA’s cleantech sector could be forced to develop the aggressive instinct that’s served the fossil fuel industry so well.

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Here's an idea – let's lead the world and free up cleantech trade

Here’s an idea – let’s lead the world and free up cleantech trade

Getting the G20 to commit to free trade in clean technology would do more to mitigate global warming than all the efforts made under Kyoto to date.

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Caution: Wet solar power (a breakthrough in solar paint research)

Caution: Wet solar power (a breakthrough in solar paint research)

US researchers have found a way to achieve a cost competitive level of efficiency in solar paint. Could this mean DIY solar for the masses?

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Green bond sets Korea apart as global environmental leader

Green bond sets Korea apart as global environmental leader

A $500m green bond offer by Korea’s Export-Import Bank – a world first – employs the big guns of capitalism to finance cleantech projects.