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Brilliant webinar to launch just now…visit this site ASAP Welcome | Local Power Plan — Read on http://www.localpowerplan.com/

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Bob Brown report questions viability of Tasmania’s Battery of the Nation plan

Report commissioned by Bob Brown Foundation questions viability of Marinus Link and Battery of Nation project, saying battery storage may be cheaper and smarter plan. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/bob-brown-report-questions-viability-of-tasmanias-battery-of-the-nation-plan-46651/amp/

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IEEFA Australia: Gas is not a transition fuel, Prime Minister – Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis

To slow global warming immediately, Howarth recommends “the best strategy is to move as quickly as possible away from natural gas, reducing both carbon dioxide and methane emissions.” — Read on ieefa.org/ieefa-australia-gas-is-not-a-transition-fuel-prime-minister/

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“Too late for gradual transition”: Quiggin calls for coal exit by 2030

A new research paper spells out benefits of a rapid coal phase-out and calls on governments to develop a plan for the transition. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/too-late-for-gradual-transition-quiggin-calls-for-coal-exit-by-2030/ Pity Doc Doolittle Morrison & Co reaction sphincter tighter than fish’s…so do nothing … Continue reading

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Coal-fired pollution killing 800 Australians a year: report

Coal-fired pollution killing 800 Australians a year: report — Read on http://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/coal-fired-pollution-killing-800-australians-a-year-report-20200825-p55ozz.html

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Internet speed record shattered at 178 terabits per second

A new internet speed record has been clocked at an incredible 178 terabits per second (Tb/s) – fast enough to download the entire Netflix library in under a second. It’s achieved by modulating light in new ways before beaming it … Continue reading

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Tim Forcey on how to beat the winter gas blues and save money and health  

Green buildings and sustainable cities – news and views — Read on http://www.thefifthestate.com.au/energy-lead/energy/tim-forcey-on-how-to-beat-the-winter-gas-blues-and-save-money-and-health/ and local government can make it so affordable that you’d be crazy not to do it. Ask about EUF.

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Australia ranks second worst in world on climate action, outside top 50 on clean energy

Australia ranks second last in world for climate action in the latest assessment of progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals, beaten only by Brunei. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/australia-ranks-second-worst-in-world-on-climate-action-outside-top-50-on-clean-energy-90879/

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Scott Morrison’s climate curse hasn’t gone away

“Brussels is moving ahead with a tax on imports from countries with lower carbon emissions standards than Europe’s.” Covid-19 might have rescued the Coalition from criticisms of its climate policies, but it can’t dodge them forever — Read on insidestory.org.au/scott-morrisons-climate-curse-hasnt-gone-away/

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How dirty is coal?

Check 10th dirtiest power station, Vales Point, against annual aircraft emissions. pic.twitter.com/Er4bpvdQwD

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