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5 reasons why Morrison government needs a net-zero target, not just a flimsy plan

If the Morrison government does want to show it takes climate policy seriously, it must set a credible 2030 target. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/5-reasons-why-morrison-government-needs-a-net-zero-target-not-just-a-flimsy-plan/ is this something our Flim Flam PM man has any hope of doing?

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New research reveals animals are changing their body shapes to cope with climate crisis

‘Shape shifting’ animals are evolving to deal with heat – by changing the size of their ears, tails, bills and other appendages. — Read on theconversation.com/new-research-reveals-animals-are-changing-their-body-shapes-to-cope-with-climate-change-166267 LNP not shape shifting!

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International Energy Agency commits to become net zero by 2024 – News – IEA

International Energy Agency commits to become net zero by 2024 – News from the International Energy Agency — Read on http://www.iea.org/news/international-energy-agency-commits-to-become-net-zero-by-2024 Go, go IEA!

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Robots for renewables: How wind and solar are powering another kind of boom

For example, the United Kingdom is targeting a seven-fold increase in offshore wind capacity by 2050, increasing to as much as 125GW. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/robots-for-renewables-how-wind-and-solar-is-powering-another-kind-of-boom/ UK already has 35% share of world installed offshore capacity so high priority at … Continue reading

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September 22 is world car free day, so what’s happening in Australia?

It’s not enough to switch from fossil fuel vehicles to EVs. The world also needs to encourage fewer car trips and more sustainable transport. — Read on thedriven.io/2021/09/21/september-22-is-world-car-free-day-so-whats-happening-in-australia/ Started in Nederlands, as long ago as 1970, some catching up for … Continue reading

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Records smashed as renewables break through 60pct, coal output at new low | RenewEconomy

Renewables surge through 60 per cent of Australia’s main grid for first time, as output of coal and network demand also hit new lows. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/records-smashed-as-renewables-break-through-60pct-coal-output-at-new-low/ AEMO now preparing grid for 100% wind and solar by 2025

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Australia’s Defence Policy Explained – YouTube

Priceless $400Billion to Defend our sea lanes from our biggest trade partner. And let’s not forget that replacement for our cancelled imports to China is mostly from USA. How will submarines Defend us and who is our enemy? Utopia S03E07… … Continue reading

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AUKUS is nuke sub deal but…

Orcus (Latin: Orcus) was a god of the underworld, punisher of broken oaths in Italic and Roman mythology. As with Hades, the name of the god was also used for the underworld itself. If only…

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Smoke from wildfires kills thousands annually

14 September, 2021 − Smoke from wildfires, linked to climate, grows daily more of a threat. Now science can see the direct human health cost. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/smoke-from-wildfires-kills-thousands-annually/ How can we keep doing this?

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Turf wars in the energy transition over who gets to own battery storage

Networks and generators are in the midst of a turf war over who gets to own battery storage, which straddles both their business models. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/turf-wars-in-the-energy-transition-over-who-gets-to-own-battery-storage/ Could this stimulate more community owned local retailers to make sure energy … Continue reading

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