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This is on behalf of local climate change group. Material is selected by Bernie McComb and does not necessarily represent opinion of whole group.

Barnaby Joyce cries poor on salary of $211,250

Barnaby Joyce — who this morning declared he is struggling to get by on his salary — earns a package of more than 280,000 a year, including his electorate allowance and his fee for being the chair of a parliamentary … Continue reading

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Angus Taylor works to undo Finkel, as key institutions struggle with change

A government with Keith Pitt as resources minister, Angus Taylor in charge of energy, and a rump of hardline Queensland MPs, will give short shrift to the experts. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/angus-taylor-works-to-undo-finkel-as-key-institutions-struggle-with-change-46985/

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“Too late for gradual transition”: Quiggin calls for coal exit by 2030 | RenewEconomy

A new research paper spells out benefits of a rapid coal phase-out and calls on governments to develop a plan for the transition. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/too-late-for-gradual-transition-quiggin-calls-for-coal-exit-by-2030/

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Australian researchers claim new record for direct ‘solar-to-hydrogen’ solar cells

ANU researchers claim major breakthrough in direct “solar-to-hydrogen” process that could dramatically reduce cost of renewable hydrogen. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/australian-researchers-claim-new-record-for-direct-solar-to-hydrogen-solar-cells-63927/

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The number of climate deniers in Australia is more than double the global average, new survey finds

New survey suggests Australian news consumers are far more likely to believe climate change is “not at all” serious compared to news users in other countries. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/the-number-of-climate-deniers-in-australia-is-more-than-double-the-global-average-new-survey-finds-31064/

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Climate science’s worst case is today’s reality

Climate science’s worst case is today’s reality — Read on mailchi.mp/climatenewsnetwork/climate-sciences-worst-case-is-todays-reality

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The S&P 500 nears its all-time high. Here’s why stock markets are defying economic reality

Normally stock markets tell us a lot about the economy. In 2020 that’s no longer the case. — Read on theconversation.com/the-sandp-500-nears-its-all-time-high-heres-why-stock-markets-are-defying-economic-reality-142707

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A contentious NSW gas project is weeks away from approval. Here are 3 reasons it should be rejected

ACT NOW disconnect from gas!! The pending decision on the Narrabri Gas Project comes at a critical time for Australia’s gas industry. — Read on theconversation.com/a-contentious-nsw-gas-project-is-weeks-away-from-approval-here-are-3-reasons-it-should-be-rejected-144201

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Fight for Planet A

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Australia ranks second worst in world on climate action, outside top 50 on clean energy

Australia ranks second last in world for climate action in the latest assessment of progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals, beaten only by Brunei. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/australia-ranks-second-worst-in-world-on-climate-action-outside-top-50-on-clean-energy-90879/

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