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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.

‘Mistakes of the 1930s’: Peter Dutton ramps up China rhetoric as Keating calls him a ‘dangerous personality’ | Peter Dutton

‘Mistakes of the 1930s’: Peter Dutton ramps up China rhetoric as Keating calls him a ‘dangerous personality’ | Peter Dutton | The Guardian — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/nov/26/mistakes-of-the-1930s-peter-dutton-ramps-up-china-rhetoric-as-keating-calls-him-a-dangerous-personality after recent tragic incompetence in Middle East, before going any further, how about … Continue reading

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$500m war memorial renovations backed by nation

$500m war memorial renovations backed by nation — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.theaustralian.com.au/nation/defence/500m-war-memorial-renovations-backed-by-nation/news-story/6343d03ef2d7d5c933fa3b637494aca0 Yet another rort, $500M, no less, squeezed into end of year, despite many service people asking most of $ on education and health instead, they’re saying, of 600 people … Continue reading

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Three simple, low cost actions that can accelerate transition to zero emissions | RenewEconomy

Here are three simple, low cost actions that could accelerate push to zero emissions, and some less easy policy moves that could lock it in. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/three-simple-low-cost-actions-that-can-accelerate-transition-to-zero-emissions/ The kind of advice we need, please read.

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Australia will pay high price for Morrison’s lack of leadership

Simon Corbell says Australia’s green energy transition will be harder, slower and more expensive due to federal government’s lack of leadership. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/energy-insiders-podcast-australia-will-pay-high-price-for-morrisons-lack-of-leadership/ Such high cost on top of incompetence.

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New ARENA funding round to help plug one of last gaps to 100 pct renewables grid | RenewEconomy

A new $100 million funding round will support the rollout of grid forming battery inverters that could fill one of the last technical gaps to 100 pct renewables. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/new-arena-fund-to-help-plug-one-of-last-gaps-to-100-pct-renewables-grid/ 100% renewables, didn’t they say it wasn’t possible? … Continue reading

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World’s first electric autonomous cargo ship takes to the water

A future-focused ship designed as the world’s first all-electric, autonomous cargo vessel has debuted in Norway, where it is intended to replace 40,000 diesel-powered truck journeys every year and significantly reduce NOx and CO2 emissions. — Read on newatlas.com/marine/worlds-first-electric-autonomous-cargo-ship-yara-birkeland-debut/ Good … Continue reading

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What just happened in NSW?

OPINION: NSW’s conservative government, has just upped the stakes on sustainability around the country – and shot so far to the front it will make the… — Read on thefifthestate.com.au/columns/what-just-happened-in-nsw/

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Revealed: Europe and the UK’s vast shipments of banned, bee-killing ‘neonics’

Revealed: Europe and the UK’s vast shipments of banned, bee-killing ‘neonics’ – Unearthed — Read on unearthed.greenpeace.org/2021/11/18/revealed-europe-and-the-uks-vast-shipments-of-banned-bee-killing-neonics/ Of course, they couldn’t destroy these bee killing chemicals, not when ignorant folks in “global south” haven’t yet banned and can make money, … Continue reading

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Power bills up? Appliances burning out? You may have a voltage problem – ABC News

Power bills up? Appliances burning out? You may have a voltage problem – ABC News — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.abc.net.au/article/10460212 if you’ve suffered any problems with burnt out appliances or rooftop solar PV shutdown, here’s the explanation

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Carbon capture’s litany of failures laid bare in new report

Victoria – new fossil hydrogen project promises to store unprecedented quantities of carbon – more than the entire capacity of the world’s dedicated geological storage today — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/carbon-captures-litany-of-failures-laid-bare-in-new-report/amp/ here’s quick review failure CCS, in aftermath of #LNP Plan … Continue reading

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