Category Archives: Events National

Rising heat means more methane, warmer nights

20 October, 2020 − Nights are warmer. So are northern lakes. And farm livestock are at greater risk of disease, thanks to rising heat. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/rising-heat-means-more-methane-warmer-nights/

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Massive Asian Renewable Energy Hub grows to 26GW of wind and solar

First stage of the massive Asian Renewable Energy Hub a step closer after securing state environmental approvals from WA government, and could grow to 26GW. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/massive-asian-renewable-energy-hub-grows-to-26gw-of-wind-and-solar-49343/amp/

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Electric Vehicles: Australian Electric Vehicles Can Deliver 5x Snowy 2.0s – What’s Required to Realise This Potential

The opportunities and barriers of vehicle-to-grid services in Australia — Read on http://www.all-energy.com.au/en-gb/virtual-conference/electric-vehicles-session.html How cool is this compared to such monster expense, so remote, old fashioned idea of Snowy2.0?

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Breaking New Ground

For five generations, Charles Massy’s family rode on the sheep’s back and nearly destroyed their land in the process.  When drought in the 80s and 90s almost sent him broke, the Cooma farmer switched to regenerative agriculture and watched his … Continue reading

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CSIRO report questions Morrison’s faith in soil carbon due to warming climate

CSIRO report questions Morrison’s faith in soil carbon due to warming climate | RenewEconomy — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/reneweconomy.com.au/csiro-report-questions-morrisons-faith-in-soil-carbon-due-to-warming-climate-65935/amp/

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Fuel’s paradise

Australia lags by more than a decade in tackling the health effects of low-quality petrol — Read on insidestory.org.au/fuels-paradise/ How smugly is this, after 5 years investigation to 2018… …”environment minister, Josh Frydenberg, declared that “Australia’s petrol quality is the lowest … Continue reading

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Energy Renaissance names Hunter region for Australia’s first battery “gigafactory”

Energy Renaissance says it will start building $28m, solar powered Renaissance One lithium-ion battery plant within weeks in Tomago. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/energy-renaissance-names-hunter-region-for-australias-first-battery-gigafactory-66924/amp/

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Scott Morrison refuses to commit to net zero emissions target by 2050

PM says he’s ‘more interested in the doing’ as he walks back amount of new generation needed to replace Liddell coal plant from 1,000MW to 250MW — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/sep/20/scott-morrison-refuses-to-commit-to-net-zero-emissions-target-by-2050 Still saying he won’t commit until he knows how much … Continue reading

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“Australia is not an exception:” Gummer slams climate go-slow in Canberra

“Australia is not an exception:” Gummer slams climate go-slow in Canberra – RenewEconomy — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/australia-is-not-an-exception-gummer-slams-climate-go-slow-in-canberra-28718/ Gummer said that the “realities of life are that every year we leave it, the more expensive and disruptive it becomes.”

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On-demand bus service strikes chord in Sydney – no car required

Sydney commuters are taking to a new on-demand bus service rolled out in the city’s west, with many choosing to use the service over their own private car. — Read on thedriven.io/2019/09/04/on-demand-bus-service-strikes-chord-in-sydney-no-car-required/amp/

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