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Category: Climate

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Budweiser switches to Hydrogen trucks – what about Carlton United?

Budweiser switches to Hydrogen trucks – what about Carlton United?

Anheuser-Busch , the largest brewer in the USA have placed an order for 800 Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell EV trucks. Will Foster’s follow?

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emissions

What in health’s name is an ERT?

Since Australia’s emissions have not fallen in the last 10 years, and there is no federal plan to make really significant reductions, Australia’s states must take up the challenge.

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Exxon mobil oil

2°C or not 2°C? The unanswered questions from ExxonMobil and Chevron climate risk reports

Both ExxonMobil and Chevron seem to bet against the world achieving the Paris Climate Agreement goal of keeping global temperature increase well below 2°C over pre-industrial times—and striving to limit warming to 1.5°C.

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Frydenberg says NEG is "best chance" for coal generation

Frydenberg says NEG is “best chance” for coal generation

Frydenberg says NEG offers “best chance” for coal, says rapid decarbonisation would cause “lights to go out”, and resumes attack on AGL and Labor’s renewables target.

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Smoke emission

US, Australia fight push to bar fossil fuel interests from climate talks

Developing nations want to ban fossil fuel interests from participating in, and sponsoring, UN climate talks – much to the chagrin of countries like US and Australia.

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California mandates solar PV on all new residential buildings

California mandates solar PV on all new residential buildings

California Energy Commission has, as predicted, mandated rooftop solar PV installations on all new residential buildings from 2020.

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Extra climate talks scheduled for Bangkok after stalemate in Bonn

Extra climate talks scheduled for Bangkok after stalemate in Bonn

Difficult progress in Bonn has prompted the UN to schedule a long-anticipated extra session for climate talks in the Thai capital.

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Zibelman on changing energy market: "Get used to it"

Zibelman on changing energy market: “Get used to it”

Zibelman says critics need to get used to the fact that the energy market is changing, and it was underscored by AGL that said coal “is well and truly beaten out” by wind and solar.

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Australia's big business energy fantasy: Let's frack like it's America

Australia’s big business energy fantasy: Let’s frack like it’s America

Some of Australia’s biggest manufacturers have turned to wind and solar to lower energy costs, but the lobby groups just wants to frack, just like in America.

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How blockchain can reshape and re-build Peurto Rico's grid

How blockchain can reshape and re-build Peurto Rico’s grid

If climate change is an antagonist, resilient infrastructure is the hero and the lack of political will and imagination the antihero.

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Turnbull's election budget dumps on climate and renewables

Turnbull’s election budget dumps on climate and renewables

Turnbull government finds $15 billion in short term tax handouts, and $140 billion in long term tax promises for the better off – but nothing on climate and renewables. Meanwhile, Australia misses out on global renewable jobs boom.