Category Archives: Events National

Liberal-controlled oversight committee says Taylor’s ARENA changes should be cancelled

Senate oversight committee says controversial regulations that push ARENA into funding non renewable technologies, including CCS – be cancelled. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/liberal-controlled-oversight-committee-says-taylors-arena-changes-should-be-cancelled/ Minister Taylor trying it on yet again

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South Australia Hasn’t Lost One Hour Of Electricity In 5 Years Thanks To Renewables & Batteries | CleanTechnica

South Australia Hasn’t Lost One Hour Of Electricity In 5 Years Thanks To Renewables & Batteries | CleanTechnica — Read on cleantechnica.com/2021/09/29/south-australia-hasnt-lost-one-hour-of-electricity-in-5-years-thanks-to-renewables-batteries/ reprinted in USA from RenewEconomy

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Morrison and the Quad just committed to ending coal power by 2040, at the latest | RenewEconomy

As the Coalition went to war with itself over emissions targets, Quad leaders recommitted to goals that would require Australia to exit coal power by 2040. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/morrison-and-the-quad-just-committed-to-ending-coal-power-by-2040-at-the-latest/ Astonishing!

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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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Mass Mailout for Climate

Mass Mailout for Climate — Read on massmailoutforclimate.org/ Please just a letter simple enough for politician, say we need climate action both here and Glasgow COP26 UN Climate Conference

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Snowy 2.0 hit by another blow out in costs, and consumers will foot the bill

New report questions assumptions over costs and benefits of new transmission link for Snowy 2.0, and why consumers will be lumped with the cost. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/snowy-2-0-hit-by-another-blow-out-in-costs-and-consumers-will-foot-the-bill/ Yet another Koolaid fuelled cost/benefit cockup by Scomo & Co

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Australia on track to become one of the world’s major climate polluters

Latest / Climate Analytics — Read on climateanalytics.org/latest/australia-on-track-to-become-one-of-the-worlds-major-climate-polluters/ If rest of world enacts their climate plans, while Australia shirks, then by 2030 our share of world emissions on track to be 17%!!

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Offshore wind farm projects in the pipeline to accelerate new renewable energy sector – ABC News

Offshore wind farm projects in the pipeline to accelerate new renewable energy sector – ABC News — Read on amp.abc.net.au/article/100446630 Australia lucky or unlucky country? As offshore wind is taking off around the world, we obviously won’t be at the … Continue reading

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Extreme sea levels could soon become annual events

7 September, 2021 − Extreme sea levels are inevitable. Researchers now know more about their scale. Prepare for high tides almost every year. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/extreme-sea-levels-could-soon-become-annual-events/ Still not erring on the side of caution, Aussie, Aussie, Gurgle…

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The dubious modelling behind Energy Security Board’s capacity market proposal

Angus Taylor’s claims of a $1.3 billion saving from a capacity market for fossil fuel generators are based on a model that doesn’t exist. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/the-dubious-modelling-behind-energy-security-boards-capacity-market-proposal/amp/ How low can they go and still get away with it? “September … Continue reading

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