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Category: Other Good Stuff

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How the 2016 bleaching altered shape of Great Barrier Reef

How the 2016 bleaching altered shape of Great Barrier Reef

New research now reveals the damage that these coral losses caused to the wider ecosystem functioning of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Is the NEG just an EIS in disguise, but with added costs?

Is the NEG just an EIS in disguise, but with added costs?

The NEG seeks to obscure the most valuable information obtained from a market – the price of emissions. Needless complexity and cost arises.

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Smart solar monitoring: Why you should have it

Smart solar monitoring: Why you should have it

Rooftop PV systems can be adversely affected by things outside of a household’s control – and without their knowledge. But you needn’t be in the dark about it.

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Coalition renewables naysayers were wrong. So, so wrong

Coalition renewables naysayers were wrong. So, so wrong

The Coalition has been an inexhaustible source of confident declarations that renewable energy faced serious, immediate limitations in scale and cost. Let’s fact-check that.

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Chris Uhlmann’s windy “truthiness” adds to policy fog

Chris Uhlmann’s windy “truthiness” adds to policy fog

Chris Uhlmann’s tweet is just the latest in a long series of biased reporting on South Australia’s energy transition.

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Elon Musk’s ‘Westworld for cars’ has gone horribly wrong

Elon Musk’s ‘Westworld for cars’ has gone horribly wrong

“Humans are underrated”: After touting robots, Musk now blames them for Tesla production woes.

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Future of energy is electric, and increasingly green

Future of energy is electric, and increasingly green

The future will not only be electric, but green electric, and the transition will happen a lot quicker than most people think.

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Energy efficiency: More popular than puppies... and coal

Energy efficiency: More popular than puppies… and coal

New survey reveals energy efficiency enjoys extremely high levels of public support. But that’s not why we should be embracing it.

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Explainer: These six metals are key to a low-carbon future

Explainer: These six metals are key to a low-carbon future

The deployment of renewables and electric vehicles is expected to skyrocket as the world strives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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5 impacts of living with solar + storage in an apartment

5 impacts of living with solar + storage in an apartment

It’s been over a year since we “flicked the switch” at Stucco. Has it lived up to our dreams of slashed bills and grid dependence?

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Crunch time for Tesla as Musk tries to bed down production

Crunch time for Tesla as Musk tries to bed down production

There’s good reason why Tesla founder and boss Elon Musk is back to sleeping on the company’s giga-factory floor and directly supervising production.