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Business, investors still ignoring 1.5°C climate target

Business, investors still ignoring 1.5°C climate target

Many in financial and corporates sectors remain unaware of importance of 1.5°C target, or can’t gauge its relevance and apply it to business and investment.

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IEA climate scenarios make mockery of Australia's defence of Adani coal

IEA climate scenarios make mockery of Australia’s defence of Adani coal

International Energy Agency says, at current rate, unabated coal generation would have to stop within 14 years, undermining claims Adani coal mine is a climate win. IEA also says low emissions target must be set at a fraction of that contemplated by Canberra.

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Our power grid is crying out for capacity, but should we open the gas valves?

Our power grid is crying out for capacity, but should we open the gas valves?

With high gas prices partly to blame for the electricity blackouts that hit SA this month, and gas-fired generators caught short in NSW two days later, there are calls for Australia’s onshore gas to flow much more freely.

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IEA makes mockery of Turnbull's renewable energy scare campaign

IEA makes mockery of Turnbull’s renewable energy scare campaign

IEA makes mockery of Turnbull government’s renewable energy scare campaigns, saying that 60% of world’s electricity will come from renewable energy if climate targets are to be met.

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IEA still low-balling solar growth, says Energy Watch Group

IEA still low-balling solar growth, says Energy Watch Group

The IEA has once again been accused of ignoring the reality of solar PV’s cost reduction and pace of installation in its latest report.

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Half a million solar panels a day, as global renewable capacity outstrips coal

Half a million solar panels a day, as global renewable capacity outstrips coal

IEA says installed capacity of renewables has now overtaken coal, and sees no issues with high penetration of wind and solar with right policies.

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BHP swallows Lomborg line and sells itself short on wind and solar

BHP swallows Lomborg line and sells itself short on wind and solar

BHP Billiton says wind and solar are heralding the “dawn” of an energy revolution. But a dawn is all it can see, because it predicts fossil fuels will still account for 80% of energy needs by 2040. Surely it’s time to get serious.

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Seven charts show new renewables outpacing rising demand for first time

Seven charts show new renewables outpacing rising demand for first time

For the first time ever, investment in new renewables was more than enough to cover rising global electricity demand in 2015.

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Why Craig Kelly should stop parroting Bjorn Lomborg's attack on solar

Why Craig Kelly should stop parroting Bjorn Lomborg’s attack on solar

The attacks on solar by Craig Kelly, the new head of the Coalition’s environment and energy committee, know no bounds, and no facts. Here’s why his claims are rubbish.

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Big solar helps deliver near record PV growth in 2015

Big solar helps deliver near record PV growth in 2015

In a year of record global growth, solar PV broke records in Australia in 2015 too, with biggest ever year for big solar helping to balance fall in rooftop market.

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It’s time to plan for electric vehicles on the grid

It’s time to plan for electric vehicles on the grid

New report identifies important best practices for utilities, regulators, and other stakeholders to incorporate electric vehicles into the grid.