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Category: Climate

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Live: Turnbull unveils new energy plan - national energy guarantee

Live: Turnbull unveils new energy plan – national energy guarantee

The Turnbull Coalition government unveils its new energy policy.

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Can solar on the roof really power your EV?

Can solar on the roof really power your EV?

With China, India, Norway, UK, France and California planning to ban manufacture and sales of new internal combustion engine cars, and EVs on the rise, will a solar roof become popular add-on option for plug in EV’s?

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Turnbull dumps clean energy target for "national energy guarantee"

Turnbull dumps clean energy target for “national energy guarantee”

Coalition dumps clean energy target in favour of a change to energy market rules that appears to confer enormous power into the hands of coal and gas utilities, and satisfies push by right wing to abandon Paris target and to close the door on renewables.

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Oliver Yates teams with Simon Corbell in Clean Energy Derivates Corp

Oliver Yates teams with Simon Corbell in Clean Energy Derivates Corp

Yates, Corbell team up to create new renewable energy investment fund that will write contracts and tap into huge pipeline of wind, solar, storage projects.

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How to fix Australia's embarrassing failure in electric vehicles

How to fix Australia’s embarrassing failure in electric vehicles

TAI report shows 64% of all party supporters in favour of policies to increase EV uptake – so what aren’t governments doing?

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Don't waste time on CET - there are other options for renewables, efficiency

Don’t waste time on CET – there are other options for renewables, efficiency

We will never have an effective broad-based emission reduction policy – no matter who is in government. Best to look at alternatives, like reverse auctions.

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Shark Tank's Steve Baxter joins climate science deniers and islamophobes for Australian LibertyFest

Shark Tank’s Steve Baxter joins climate science deniers and islamophobes for Australian LibertyFest

What do you get when you bring together some of Australia’s most fervent climate science deniers with anti-Islam activists, fledgling right-wing political groups, and an American “free market” Libertarian?

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Smart grid, dumb media: Conservatives hit peak stupid over demand response

Smart grid, dumb media: Conservatives hit peak stupid over demand response

Technology troglodytes in conservative media have collective meltdown over “demand response” – a new initiative to encourage consumers, particularly industry, to shift loads to help manage demand peaks and moderate prices.

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Policy will be a mess until Turnbull sacrifices Coalition's climate goat

Policy will be a mess until Turnbull sacrifices Coalition’s climate goat

Is this really what Malcolm Turnbull signed up for? Short of sacrificing this particular climate goat, he will be obliged to defend the indefensible, the outright rejection of climate science. And Australia will remain a laughing stock.

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“Slush fund for fossil fuels”: First NAIF loan deal slammed by green groups

“Slush fund for fossil fuels”: First NAIF loan deal slammed by green groups

Green groups slam NAIF approval of $16.8m loan for oil and gas port facility in Onslow WA – say it show’s fund’s true colours (hint: not green).

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EPA head announces plan to eliminate Obama’s signature climate policy

EPA head announces plan to eliminate Obama’s signature climate policy

Scott Pruitt’s decision to repeal the Clean Power Plan would make it tough for U.S. to fulfill the Paris Climate Agreement.