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Government accused of pressuring experts who questioned its gas-fired recovery plan

Government accused of pressuring experts who questioned its gas-fired recovery plan – ABC News — Read on amp.abc.net.au/article/100055730 How can Scomo & Co even think of asking us to trust them when they’re so ridiculous?

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Rowley Shoals: thriving Australian reef shows what’s possible when ecosystems are untouched by humans

New study shows fishing restrictions across the archipelago helped sustain threatened species and biodiversity during a time of ‘unprecedented’ decline — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/apr/07/rowley-shoals-thriving-australian-reef-shows-whats-possible-when-ecosystems-are-untouched-by-humans

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Half of global methane emissions come from aquatic ecosystems – much of this is human-made

Half of global methane emissions come from aquatic ecosystems – much of this is human-made — Read on theconversation.com/amp/half-of-global-methane-emissions-come-from-aquatic-ecosystems-much-of-this-is-human-made-156960 will Scomo agree or, as usual, say someone else is at fault!!!

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Gas led recovery? AEMO says gas use in grid may all but disappear in 20 years.

Coalition’s gas-led recovery plans look increasingly tenuous after AEMO report shows gas use in grid may nearly disappear within 20 years. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/gas-led-recovery-aemo-says-gas-use-in-grid-may-all-but-disappear-in-20-years/ Surely our pollies not lobbied up low enough to approve LNG import by AGL in … Continue reading

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Environmentally-backwards Australia becoming an “automotive third world,” Volkswagen claims

Australia is at risk of becoming an “automotive third world,” a local spokesperson for Volkswagen has claimed. Europe, China, Japan and the USA – where the vast majority of the world’s cars are built … — Read on http://www.caradvice.com.au/935217/environmentally-backwards-australia-becoming-the-automotive-third-world-volkswagen-claims/ sick … Continue reading

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Shale company joins renewable hydrogen rush, so it can process oil

QEM, the developer of the Julia Creek shale oil project in Queensland, wants to use green hydrogen to process raw oil into usable fuel. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/shale-company-joins-renewable-hydrogen-rush-so-it-can-process-oil/ Believe it or not…green hydrogen to produce petrol/diesel.

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Morrison finally realises momentum has shifted on climate geopolitics, still promises nothing

Scott Morrison says he knows the world has shifted on climate change, but still refuses to strengthen his own policies and targets. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/morrison-finally-realises-momentum-has-shifted-on-climate-geopolitics-still-promises-nothing/ but still daft promise we need more gas to backup renewables!

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Investment in renewables drops

AEMO’s 2020 Integrated System Plan (ISP) has delivered a clear roadmap for development of the energy system. To deliver this, we need to address the current grid connection challenges in order to build investor confidence for new clean energy generation,” … Continue reading

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AEMO reconsiders plan to model ‘gas led recovery’, after idea panned by energy market

AEMO considers ditching plan to model the Morrison government’s ‘gas led recovery’ in next ISP, after key energy market players question whether it was even plausible. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/aemo-abandons-plan-to-model-gas-led-recovery-after-idea-panned-by-energy-market/ Almost makes you feel sorry for LNP, so much ineptitude, … Continue reading

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Climate campaign teens prepare for Federal Court battle with Sussan Ley over coal expansion

Anjali Sharma is one of eight teenagers taking the Australian government to court in a landmark class action over climate change. — Read on http://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/climate-campaign-teens-prepare-for-court-battle-with-minister-over-coal-expansion-20210228-p576gm.html Big news!?!

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