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UK wind power potential could fall by 10% by 2100 because of climate change

UK wind power potential could fall by 10% by 2100 because of climate change

Climate change could reduce amount of wind available for power production in UK and US, but increase winds in southern hemisphere countries like Australia.

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Climate and energy – appeasement does not work

Climate and energy – appeasement does not work

The current chaos around climate and energy policy brings to mind George Santayana’s caution that: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”. That is exactly what we are witnessing.

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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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Bonn voyage: climate diplomats head into another round of talks

Bonn voyage: climate diplomats head into another round of talks

At the Bonn climate talks that start today, Australia will cop some flak for its lack of reductions ambition, and action.

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Four key signs to watch at COP23, the Bonn climate conference

Four key signs to watch at COP23, the Bonn climate conference

Two years after the world joined together to forge the Paris Agreement on climate change, representatives from around the globe will convene on November 6 for the next round of United Nations talks.

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Why isn’t energy productivity 
part of national debate on 
electricity costs and security?

Why isn’t energy productivity 
part of national debate on 
electricity costs and security?

In the ongoing furore over energy and climate policy, the energy productivity opportunity is being ignored as a solution despite its potential for energy cost reductions.

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Australia needs 75% renewables by 2030 to meet Paris targets, cut costs

Australia needs 75% renewables by 2030 to meet Paris targets, cut costs

Report shows least cost way to meet Paris climate goals and cut emissions is to fast-track Australia’s transition to renewable energy.

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What’s next for Minerals Council's coal and climate policy?

What’s next for Minerals Council’s coal and climate policy?

The abrupt and unexpected departure of the Minerals Council of Australia’s CEO, Brendan Pearson, may well be a crucial tipping point in Australia’s debate over domestic energy policy.

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Paris 1.5-2°C target far from safe, say world-leading scientists

Paris 1.5-2°C target far from safe, say world-leading scientists

Targeting a limit of 1.5-2°C of warning far from safe, and will spur feedbacks with potential to run out of humanity’s control.

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Australia becomes 35th member of International Solar Alliance

Australia becomes 35th member of International Solar Alliance

Launched in Paris during the COP21 summit, the International Solar Alliance, spearheaded by India and France, has this week welcomed Australia to the fold.

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AGL’s Vesey: Clean Energy Target should recognise Paris climate agreement

AGL’s Vesey: Clean Energy Target should recognise Paris climate agreement

AGL adds pressure to Turnbull government, saying CET needs to be adopted, and needs to reflect Paris climate targets.