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Victorian Liberal-Nationals oppose controversial gas import terminal | RenewEconomy

Plans to construct a gas import terminal in Victoria met an unexpected opponent, with the state Liberal National party announcing they oppose the project. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/victorian-liberal-nationals-oppose-controversial-gas-import-terminal/

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Kidston pumped hydro project gets $147m state government boost

Genex locks in a $147m funding commitment from the Queensland government to establish new network link to Kidston pumped hydro project. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/kidston-pumped-hydro-project-gets-147m-state-government-boost/

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How does carbon capture and storage work?

In part three of our Future Power series, we unpack carbon capture and storage. What are the hopes for it? And why is it so devilishly hard to pull off? — Read on http://www.smh.com.au/national/what-is-carbon-capture-and-storage-and-does-it-work-20210122-p56w5z.html biggest fairy tale…Some advocates see this … Continue reading

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Climate Code Red: New research on forests and oceans suggest projections of future warming may be too conservative, with serious consequences

Climate Code Red: New research on forests and oceans suggest projections of future warming may be too conservative, with serious consequences — Read on http://www.climatecodered.org/2021/01/new-research-on-forests-and-oceans.html

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Extreme drought and fire risk may double by 2060

25 January, 2021 − Climate change may soon double the impact of extreme drought and fire. And it’s a two-way traffic. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/extreme-drought-and-fire-risk-may-double-by-2060/ also floods, doing most damage…

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Energy efficiency boosts jobs and cuts climate heat

26 January, 2021 − Creating millions of jobs in energy efficiency schemes is the fastest way to restore prosperity and cut climate heating. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/energy-efficiency-boosts-jobs-and-cuts-climate-heat/

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Three-minute recharge achieved by Porsche at 450kW EV charging station

An ultra-fast prototype charger with 450kW is now open to the public in Germany – and it can charge an EV in as little as three minutes. — Read on thedriven.io/2018/12/14/bmw-porsche-siemens-test-450kw-ev-charging-station/

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We don’t need a pandemic to #MoveTheDate! – Earth Overshoot Day

We do not need a pandemic to #MoveTheDate! – Earth Overshoot Day — Read on http://www.overshootday.org/appeal-2021/

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03 | Hot Mess — Party lines – RN Presents – ABC RN

There’s more to our climate politics than the circus of losing a succession of Prime Ministers. Export earnings, donations, access, revolving doors between politics and industry mean that both sides of politics are close to the fossil fuel sector. In … Continue reading

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Electrified sales overtake diesel in Europe – EV Central

Electrified cars overtake diesels in European market for first time ever. EVs, plug-in and plain hybrid sales up 139 percent year-to-date. — Read on evcentral.com.au/electrified-sales-overtake-diesel-in-europe/ say no more, nudge, wink

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