Category Archives: Events National

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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Drivers to be paid £3,000 to give up their cars – Energy Live News

Drivers to be paid £3,000 to give up their cars – Energy Live News — Read on http://www.energylivenews.com/2021/02/22/drivers-to-be-paid-3000-to-give-up-their-cars/ For transport sector to do its fair share for 50% emission reduction by 2030, ABS says we have 20Million cars, so we … Continue reading

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Wood Mackenzie sees big potential for floating offshore wind in Asia-Pacific region

Floating offshore wind could be the next frontier in wind power development in the Asia Pacific with almost limitless potential. — Read on ieefa.org/wood-mackenzie-sees-big-potential-for-floating-offshore-wind-in-asia-pacific-region/ So is Sun Cable project for power from NT to Singapore really viable? Here’s serious competition. … Continue reading

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Renewable energy could render five of Australia’s remaining coal plants unviable by 2025

A new report suggests previous estimates understated the amount of cheap solar and wind energy entering the electricity market — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/feb/24/renewable-energy-could-render-five-of-australias-remaining-coal-plants-unviable-by-2025

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“Gas simply not low emissions”: Labor opposes Taylor’s CEFC power grab

Federal Labor to vote against planned changes to CEFC’s investment mandate, saying it does not trust Angus Taylor with expanded powers. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/gas-simply-not-low-emissions-labor-opposes-taylors-cefc-power-grab/ Crazy Angus trying to rort again

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Water Rorts by Nats wrecks Murray-Darling

Comparison with wreckers of Aral Sea, National Party, with help of Libs, nothing less than evil reckless exploitation of Nature. — Read on http://www.youtube.com/embed/pINHLYx02O0

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Delta turns down Taylor’s $8.7 million grant for Vales Point upgrades

“The proposed legislation would also expand the investment mandate of the CEFC, using a wider definition of ‘low emissions technology’ that could see the green bank invest in gas projects, “including those operating at a loss.”!! — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/delta-turns-down-taylors-8-7-million-grant-for-vales-point-upgrades/amp/

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How Coalition’s “brain trust” claimed zero emissions would lead to “humanitarian disaster”

Murdoch press and coalition backbenchers embrace lazy work from Liberal party aligned think tank, designed to scare regional communities over zero carbon targets. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/how-coalitions-brain-trust-claimed-zero-emissions-would-lead-to-humanitarian-disaster/

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The Guardian view on Europe by train: virtue signalling | Rail travel

Editorial: A continent-wide rail renaissance can play a vital part in the battle to meet net zero climate targets — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/feb/02/the-guardian-view-on-europe-by-train-virtue-signalling According to a recent study, 17 of the 20 most frequently used air routes in Europe cover … Continue reading

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Rising sea levels may make some airports unusable

3 February, 2021 − High flyers could soon have a problem with high water. Rising sea levels could one day shut down airports. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/rising-sea-levels-may-make-some-airports-unusable/ How about vaccine for climate warming? Just stop it, before you go blind!

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