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CCS: Throwing good money after bad pollution could be improper use of public funds

CCS: Throwing good money after bad pollution could be improper use of public funds

Given the known failures of carbon capture and storage, investing in such technologies could amount to improper use of public funds.

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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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New appointments to the board of the Australian Renewable Energy agency

New appointments to the board of the Australian Renewable Energy agency

The Australian Government is pleased to announce new appointments to the Board of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

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Musk says Tesla Model 3 back on track, production set to grow "four-fold"

Musk says Tesla Model 3 back on track, production set to grow “four-fold”

Elon Musk tells interview Model 3 production has settled at 2,000 a week, should grow “three or four-fold” by Q2 2018.

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Trump onboard for offshore wind?

Trump onboard for offshore wind?

The dramatically dropping costs of offshore wind have sparked an explosion interest in renewables in the US.

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Tesla's improved Model 3 results keep Elon Musk's balls in the air

Tesla’s improved Model 3 results keep Elon Musk’s balls in the air

Will Tesla’s improved Model 3 production stats keep the professional short-sellers at bay as new competitors loom?

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Pro-coal ‘Monash Forum’ may do little but blacken name of revered Australian

Pro-coal ‘Monash Forum’ may do little but blacken name of revered Australian

Aim of Monash Forum may be to ensure renewable energy wins slowly enough that coal can earn one last payday.

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Elon Musk tweet suggests further delay for Tesla  Model 3 in Australia

Elon Musk tweet suggests further delay for Tesla Model 3 in Australia

More heartache for Australian EV enthusiasts, after Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted at further delays on arrival of “mass market” Model 3 electric vehicle.

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Big batteries, massive pay day: Tesla shareholders approve $2.6bn Musk bonus plan

Big batteries, massive pay day: Tesla shareholders approve $2.6bn Musk bonus plan

Tesla shareholder vote approves 10-year, $2.6bn compensation package for CEO Elon Musk – a record individual executive equity award, but Ts & Cs apply.

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Legal lessons for Australia from Uber’s self-driving car fatality

Legal lessons for Australia from Uber’s self-driving car fatality

There are calls for strong action, including criminal prosecution, following a fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving car

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The unholy alliance that explains why renewables are trouncing nuclear

The unholy alliance that explains why renewables are trouncing nuclear

On top of the fact that it is astoundingly expensive, a number of cultural realities lie behind the problems being experienced by nuclear power.