The ravages of climate change could severely hurt the ability of utilities in the 11 Western states to generate power unless they “climate proof” their power grid.
Canada follows EU, US with 30% by 2030 emissions reduction target ahead of Paris climate negotiations in December. Australia left behind again, although Canada target is not all it seems.
A threat to native forests and human health; just two of the reasons burning wood waste should not be included in RET.
Ahead of December’s Paris climate conference, energy ministers from the Group of Seven industrial nations have agreed on the critical need to corral climate change.
Abbott’s 2015 Budget ignores climate change and clean energy, retains fossil fuel subsidies, and confirms planned closure for key institutions such as CEFC, CCA.
A “massive” global expansion of solar power — possibly enough to supply about a third or more of the world’s electricity — may be necessary by 2050.
UK renewables industry concerned about future under newly elected majority Conservative government, whose plans are to scrap subsidies, halt wind farm development and cut spending could now go largely unopposed.
In interview about UWA’s decision to dump Lomborg deal, federal agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce says he’s ‘sceptical’ about human influence on climate.
Including native forest in the renewables target will come at the expense of the transition to wind and solar.
Another month, another carbon dioxide record, helpingpaint a troubling picture of a greenhouse gas rise with no signs of slowing down.