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Minerals deal needed to fuel the clean energy transition

Minerals deal needed to fuel the clean energy transition

As international talks focus on need for rapid deployment of renewables, little attention is paid to the minerals that needed to build these technologies.

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Trump team holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conference

Trump team holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conference

Trump’s promotion of coal fired generation at Paris climate agreement compared to “promoting tobacco at a cancer summit.”

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Medibank’s unhealthy addiction to fossil fuels

Medibank’s unhealthy addiction to fossil fuels

Climate change remains the biggest global health threat of the 21st Century, yet Medibank has remained invested in coal, oil and gas companies that fuel the problem.

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Energy incumbents are going on a ‘gorging spree’

Energy incumbents are going on a ‘gorging spree’

Big fossil-fuel-based utilities are overcharging their customers, going on a “’gorging spree” while they still can.

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Let's be honest: Australia is well behind on renewables

Let’s be honest: Australia is well behind on renewables

Australia’s fossil fuel share of electricity generation is higher than that of our peers. This chart is ugly for Australians who care about doing our bit in the 21st century.

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ExxonMobil attacks new study that exposes its climate deception…again

ExxonMobil attacks new study that exposes its climate deception…again

A new study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters marks an important advance in the examination of fossil fuel companies’ responsibility for climate change.

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The death of “alternative energy”

The death of “alternative energy”

Once, alternative energy meant “clean coal” and “fracking.” Today, renewables have left those “alternatives” for dead, and not even Trump can save them.

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Digging for carbon cuts: How the mining industry can win with renewables

Digging for carbon cuts: How the mining industry can win with renewables

An unprecedented drop in renewable energy prices, the high energy intensity of mining, and the volatility of fossil fuel pricing have combined to create a groundbreaking opportunity for decarbonizing the mining industry.

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States betting on giant batteries to cut carbon

States betting on giant batteries to cut carbon

Some states and electric power companies are rolling out a new weapon against fossil fuels — giant batteries.

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Flagship "clean coal" project abandoned, despite $10bn investment

Flagship “clean coal” project abandoned, despite $10bn investment

The project, which relied on a “gasifier” to turn a cheap and common grade of coal into fuel, is over, at least for now, Southern said.

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Capital idea: Should utilities invest in the old or the new?

Capital idea: Should utilities invest in the old or the new?

As centralised and distributed energy markets continue to diverge, can the curse of capital allocation be managed in a way that creates value (or at least minimises loss) for shareholders?