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Ultra-low cost solar “stretch goal” gets federal funding boost

ARENA opens up to $40m in funding to expressions of interest from projects that promise to materially reduce the levelised cost of solar. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/ultra-low-cost-solar-stretch-goal-gets-federal-funding-boost/ “ARENA said the R&D funding program would be aligned with the Agency’s own … Continue reading

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Forest people offer the best hope of saving them

23 August, 2021 − Trees are vital for solving the climate crisis. But there’s nothing simple about the forested world, as forest people know. — Read on http://www.theenergymix.com/2021/08/23/forest-people-offer-the-best-hope-of-saving-them/ A must read, extra context, next time drought in Murray Darling is … Continue reading

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Climate reality: A realistic path to a brighter future

Climate reality: A realistic path to a brighter future — Read on johnmenadue.com/climate-reality-a-realistic-path-to-a-brighter-future/ https://johnmenadue.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/climate-change-sign-2.jpg

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Shipping Liquid Hydrogen Would Be At Least 5 Times As Expensive As LNG Per Unit Of Energy – CleanTechnica

Projects proposing to make hydrogen where sunshine and wind are constant & ship it to where energy is needed are based on hand-waving, ignorance or larceny.  — Read on cleantechnica.com/2021/12/20/shipping-liquid-hydrogen-would-be-at-least-5-times-as-expensive-as-lng-per-unit-of-energy/ Originally, advantage here was so much land space for onshore … Continue reading

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Biden Tax Credit Could Boost America’s Budding E-Bike Industry – The Energy Mix

Biden Tax Credit Could Boost America’s Budding E-Bike Industry – The Energy Mix — Read on http://www.theenergymix.com/2021/12/15/biden-tax-credit-could-boost-americas-budding-e-bike-industry/ “United States may soon offer tax credits for e-bikes, “the world’s best-selling and fastest-growing form of electric vehicle” that is “a dynamic people-mover … Continue reading

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‘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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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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Fossil fuels in COP26 climate pact – why the US is the real issue

India argued the phasing down of fossil fuels should include not just coal but oil and gas, and be done on an equitable basis – but that didn’t suit big producers … — Read on news.trust.org/item/20211116135552-uf1l7/

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The embarrassingly easy, tax-free way for Australia to cut the cost of electric cars

Electric cars are expensive in Australia partly because European emission standards reward manufacturers for selling them there. There’s an obvious fix. — Read on theconversation.com/the-embarrassingly-easy-tax-free-way-for-australia-to-cut-the-cost-of-electric-cars-171919 Business won’t object. The Business Council asked for the change four years ago. Australian car makers … Continue reading

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Climate Citizen: Australia, Captain of the Fossil Fueled Five, wins Colossal Fossil of COP26

Climate Citizen: Australia, Captain of the Fossil Fueled Five, wins Colossal Fossil of COP26 — Read on takvera.blogspot.com/2021/11/australia-captain-of-fossil-fueled-five.html Australia sure was excel-lent at COP26 Glasgow, a clean sweep of each day fossil awards and separately assessed award for the week. … Continue reading

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