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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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Climate denial? Flat Earth? What’s the difference?

30 August, 2021 − People who deny that climate change is happening have something in common with people who believe in a flat Earth. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/climate-denial-flat-earth-whats-the-difference/

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More people face greater risk from extreme heat

27 August, 2021 − In a hotter world, periods of extreme heat are on the increase. And that presents a massive threat to life and health. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/more-people-face-greater-risk-from-extreme-heat/ Conventional aircon runs out of cooling and causes more emissions … Continue reading

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Victoria’s goes mandatory in plans to fight climate change

ANALYSIS: Victoria has leapt out in front on climate change. Again. This time with an infrastructure plan of action that leaves similar agencies and jurisdictions lolling in the shade. — Read on thefifthestate.com.au/business/government/victorias-goes-mandatory-in-plans-to-fight-climate-change/ But no testing during final inspection to … Continue reading

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Forest people offer the best hope of saving them

23 August, 2021 − Trees are vital for solving the climate crisis. But there’s nothing simple about the forested world, as forest people know. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/forest-people-offer-the-best-hope-of-saving-them/ but don’t our sad leaders insist it’s so simple, monoculture tree farms, … Continue reading

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