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Ban on new gas connections will help transition Victoria away from fossil fuels, inquiry finds | Renewable energy

Parliamentary committee also recommends cut-off date for sale of diesel and petrol cars — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/26/ban-on-new-gas-connections-will-help-transition-victoria-away-from-fossil-fuels-inquiry-finds Long overdue, let them know…

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Netherlands to ban fossil heating from 2026, make heat pumps mandatory – EURACTIV.com

The Dutch government intends to ban new fossil fuel-centric heating system installations as of 2026, while introducing the mandatory use of heat pumps or connections to heat networks. — Read on http://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/netherlands-to-ban-fossil-heating-by-2026-make-heat-pumps-mandatory/ Good news from Holland, how about same initiative … Continue reading

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Fossil fuel companies dodging the PRRT are stealing from Australians

In an election where we face a trillion-dollar debt, why is there no talk about taxing the profits of offshore gas companies? — Read on http://www.crikey.com.au/2022/04/20/prrt-could-be-biggest-theft-in-history/ Will this ever be a clever country?

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The numbers game – Bass Coast Post

We all know the game, writes Bass Coast CEO Ali Wastie. It doesn’t matter whether you vote left or right but whether you vote marginal. Cartoon by Natasha Williams-Novak — Read on http://www.basscoastpost.com/point-of-view/the-numbers-game PLEASE READ – Bass Tas election funding … Continue reading

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Fossil gas market facing death spiral, says ACT energy minister | RenewEconomy

ACT energy minister warns gas companies face demand ‘death spiral’ and no future for hydrogen or biogas in residential gas supply. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/fossil-gas-market-facing-death-spiral-says-act-energy-minister/ Shane Rattenbury has scored serious points in ACT, cancelling mandate to connect gas to new … Continue reading

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Australian fossil fuel subsidies surge to $11.6 billion 2021-22

Australian fossil fuel subsidies surge to $11.6 billion in 2021-22 – The Australia Institute — Read on australiainstitute.org.au/post/australian-fossil-fuel-subsidies-surge-to-11-6-billion-in-2021-22/ you need to let them know you know and help get rid of them

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Energy efficiency guru Amory Lovins: ‘It’s the largest, cheapest, safest, cleanest way to address the crisis’

Energy efficiency guru Amory Lovins: ‘It’s the largest, cheapest, safest, cleanest way to address the crisis’ | Energy efficiency | The Guardian — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/environment/2022/mar/26/amory-lovins-energy-efficiency-interview-cheapest-safest-cleanest-crisis “outsolation”. “You can design out the pipes by putting a sort of tea cosy … Continue reading

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Huge solar and battery park to replace Victorian coal backed by CEFC and super fund

reneweconomy.com.au/huge-solar-and-battery-park-to-replace-victorian-coal-backed-by-cefc-and-super-fund/ Wonderful news, actual leadership!

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Decarbonisation is viable

The Big Switch with Saul Griffith Thursday, 24 February 20222pm AEDT / Zoom In ‘The Big Switch’, inventor and entrepreneur, Dr Saul Griffith lays out a detailed blueprint – optimistic but feasible – for fighting climate change while reducing household bills, … Continue reading

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How fair are we now?

2 party democracy always corrupt, vote for Independents

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