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Victoria to host Australia’s largest floating solar plant at water facility

A $1.4m floating solar plant – Australia’s biggest yet – is being installed in Warrnambool as part of a government deal with state water corporations. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/victoria-to-host-australias-largest-floating-solar-plant-at-water-facility/ Just do it…

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Will the Food and Livestock Industry Follow Fossil Fuels Over the Market Cliff? — Paul Gilding

The climate emergency is now a methane emergency – because only rapid methane reduction will slow the rate of warming at the required speed (<decade). The most effective response is to cut livestock emissions – reduce consumption of beef and … Continue reading

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T-Omega re-thinks floating offshore wind turbines for huge cost savings

Boston startup T-Omega Wind says it’s prototyped and tested a unique floating offshore wind turbine that can withstand massive storms, but at 20% the weight and around 30% the price of conventional designs, unlocking the world’s best wind resources. — … Continue reading

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John Pilger: Silencing the lambs. How propaganda works | Green Left

John Pilger asks: “Isn’t it time those who are meant to keep the record straight declared their independence and decoded the propaganda?” — Read on http://www.greenleft.org.au/content/john-pilger-silencing-lambs-how-propaganda-works As pandemic of acceptance of AUKUS dissolves our collective conscience and infects Mental Health … Continue reading

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The Vanishing River – Foreign Correspondent

The mighty Colorado is under threat. From the Rockies’ snowy peaks to Mexico, the river is a lifeline for tens of millions of people. We journey along its waters to see the places and meet the people changed by a … Continue reading

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COWES Cultural Centre

slow as… Construction progress after 9 months, still so many big styrofoam blocks to be placed before concrete pouring.

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Passive House Tour of Hempcrete Passive House

Passive House Tour of Hempcrete Passive House — Read on passivehouseaustralia.org/iCore/Events/Event_Display.aspx Bass Coast Shire has entrusted design of COWES Cultural Centre to PassiveHouse practitioners. In contrast with highly respected CSIRO developed NABERS, building efficiency standard. Bass Coast Shire has entrusted … Continue reading

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ENERCON Climbing Crane

The first ENERCON wind energy converter has been installed with the Climbing Crane LCC140 prototype. — Read on m.youtube.com/watch In case you’re spooked by ever bigger wind turbines, with blades lifted by spindly construction cranes or even helicopters, here’s something … Continue reading

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Contender wind turbine for Star of South wind farm

#Vestas V236-15.0 height 286 metres Check size of people inside one half of one blade. It takes more than 100 people to run a line of this size. Is Federal Government still shouting free overseas university degrees for chaps aspiring … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuel Subsidies to Consumers Nearly Doubled in 2021

Despite pledges to phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies, the world’s major economies moved to offset rising consumer energy prices in 2021 by nearly doubling consumer supports rather than investing in renewable energy. — Read on http://www.theenergymix.com/2022/08/31/fossil-fuel-subsidies-to-consumers-nearly-doubled-in-2021/ How sickening is … Continue reading

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