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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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Just seagrass to us but a powerhouse for fish, Deakin study shows | Blue Carbon Lab

Just seagrass to us but a powerhouse for fish, Deakin study shows | Blue Carbon Lab — Read on http://www.bluecarbonlab.org/news/just-seagrass-to-us-but-a-powerhouse-for-fish-deakin-study-shows/

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Company part-owned by Angus Taylor illegally poisoned endangered grasslands, investigation finds

Environment department’s three-year inquiry found Jam Land illegally used herbicide on critically endangered grasslands in 2016 — Read on amp.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/30/angus-taylor-jam-land-company-part-owned-illegally-poisoned-endangered-grasslands-investigation-finds

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Goodbye to Bass Strait gas – Renew

Goodbye to Bass Strait gas – Renew — Read on renew.org.au/renew-magazine/renewable-grid/goodbye-to-bass-strait-gas/

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No green new deal for Australia as Coalition tightens embrace of fossil fuels | RenewEconomy

Claiming technology neutral, while picking loser fossil fuel and ignoring winner renewables: Short-term thinking of the Morrison Government is on full display, as it props up the fossil fuel sector while long-term benefits of green stimulus are ignored. — Read … Continue reading

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Sweden exits coal two years ahead of schedule, Austria closes last coal plant | RenewEconomy

Austria and Sweden have both announced the closure of their last coal plants – with Sweden doing so two years ahead of schedule. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/sweden-exits-coal-two-years-ahead-of-schedule-austria-closes-last-coal-plant-37319/

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