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World has six months to avert climate crisis, says energy expert

Climate crisis headed for runaway worsening, no way back. International Energy Agency chief warns of need to prevent post-lockdown surge in emissions — Read on amp.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/18/world-has-six-months-to-avert-climate-crisis-says-energy-expert

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Viva spruiks job, energy gains as it floats Geelong refinery overhaul

Another LNG import for VIC? Viva spruiks job, energy gains as it floats Geelong refinery overhaul — Read on amp.theage.com.au/business/companies/viva-spruiks-job-energy-gains-as-it-floats-geelong-refinery-overhaul-20200615-p552vr.html

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Star of the South captures imagination in Latrobe Valley

Now that the licence has finally been approved, the Latrobe Valley has the chance to grasp the big economic opportunities on the horizon. With Australia’s first offshore windfarm Star of the South capturing the community’s imagination, Yes 2 Renewables made … Continue reading

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One Quick Trick for Curbing the Fossil Fuel Industry’s Political Influence | Nationalise them

Its dual mandate—maintaining price stability and full employment—tasks it with addressing systemic risks to the economy. As a threat that could upend human civilization and cost trillions, climate change should qualify as one of those risks. — Read on newrepublic.com/article/158167/one-quick-trick-curbing-fossil-fuel-industrys-political-influence

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Clever graphic warmest ever May

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Please sign – Petition Parliament of Australia

Petition EN1526 – Seek ICC advice on criminality of expanding fossil fuel production — Read on http://www.aph.gov.au/petition_list

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Nev Power Should Answer to Oversight Committee on Gas Agenda | The Australia Institute

Undemocratic bias, again, by Morrison government, more rorts for gas industry when renewables more cost effective. Nev Power Should Answer to Oversight Committee on Gas Agenda | The Australia Institute — Read on http://www.tai.org.au/content/nev-power-should-answer-oversight-committee-gas-agenda

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Fossil fuel incumbents push to delay another crucial energy market reform

Disgraceful big commercial advantage, again, to big vested interest, opposing reform to firm up renewable energy. Crucial National Electricity Market reforms face delays under pressure from large incumbent fossil fuel generators using Covid-19 as a cover to stymie progress. — … Continue reading

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Holy grail of big batteries – first pilot for Gates-backed battery with 150 hours storage

Look out Snowy2.0, new battery storage may be lower cost as well as shorter lead time, less remote, less vulnerable to grid failure. US utility to pilot “acqueous air flow” battery – backed by group including Bill Gates and Macquarie … Continue reading

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Parents helping numeracy!!

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