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How California passed the most ambitious climate change rules

How California passed the most ambitious climate change rules

The state’s new climate goals are far more ambitious than those of the US overall, and they’re in line with ambitions in Europe.

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Wind at China’s back to amp up its renewables

Wind at China’s back to amp up its renewables

China can tap just 10 percent of its wind resources to supply more than a quarter of its electricity by 2030, according to an MIT study.

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Greens unveil plan to put 2kW solar on all Australian public housing

Greens unveil plan to put 2kW solar on all Australian public housing

Greens launch $240m plan to fit 421,000 public housing units with 2kW solar, bringing advantages of rooftop PV to 800,000+ Australians living in low-income housing.

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Jobs and growth! ...but not in renewables in Australia

Jobs and growth! …but not in renewables in Australia

TAI report says renewables jobs and growth would continue to stagnate under a re-elected Coalition, and could even decline after 2020.

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CEC  says lack of long term policies holding back renewable investment

CEC says lack of long term policies holding back renewable investment

Clean Energy Council report says renewables industry still challenged by lack of long-term policy, as it works to meet the 2020 RET.

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Renewables policy uncertainty costing Australia “mountains of global cash”

Renewables policy uncertainty costing Australia “mountains of global cash”

Australian renewables investment attractiveness rises, but EY report says long-term growth, PPAs impossible without policy certainty.

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Coalition rejects proposal to factor environment into electricity market rules

Coalition rejects proposal to factor environment into electricity market rules

Coalition says using environment to guide National Electricity Market rules risks being unnecessarily complex and potentially confusing.

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ARENA says removal of grant funding widens bridge over "valley of death"

ARENA says removal of grant funding widens bridge over “valley of death”

ARENA says removal of grant funding will make it difficult for new technologies to bridge the investment “valley of death.”

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Labor trumps Coalition on climate, forces Turnbull into Abbott-era scare campaign

Labor trumps Coalition on climate, forces Turnbull into Abbott-era scare campaign

Labor’s climate and clean energy commitment – including zero carbon target by 2030 – forces Turnbull government into Abbott-era scare campaign on prices. This, as Bloomberg New Energy Finance says Australia should be even more ambitious in short term and aim for 63% cut in emissions by 2030.

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To help curb climate change, stop wasting food

To help curb climate change, stop wasting food

Reducing food waste around the world would help curb emissions of planet-warming gases, lessening some of the impacts of climate change.

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Victoria looks to accelerate rooftop solar by cutting red tape

Victoria looks to accelerate rooftop solar by cutting red tape

State govt acts to make it quicker and easier for Victorian households, small businesses to install rooftop solar, potentially reducing connection delay by 55 days.