Category Archives: Events regional

Natural gas not a clean option

Peter Newman Professor of Sustainability Curtin University Perth WA — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow/natural-gas-not-a-clean-option/13363654 all the misguided fuss and evils of gas, related by the Prof who pushed for gas fired buses in WA. Neither gas nor diesel fired buses are … Continue reading

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Massive wind farm contract to help power 46 Victorian councils

Forty-six Victorian councils sign up to buy 240GWh of renewable electricity from two major wind farms in deal with Snowy Hydro-owned retailer Red Energy. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/massive-wind-farm-contract-to-help-power-46-victorian-councils/ Doesn’t this mean Local Governments ganging together to help dreaded Fed Govt(owners … Continue reading

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VicForests conducting more illegal logging and putting Melbourne water catchment at risk, scientists say – ABC News

Melbourne’s most important drinking water catchment is being put at risk by alleged illegal logging in state forests, experts say, warning the regulator is failing to keep the logging industry in line. — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-05-18/researchers-find-vicforests-breach-in-melbourne-water-catchment/100119060

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Faster glacier melting raises hunger threat

“The world really needs to act now to prevent the worst case climate change scenario” — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/faster-glacier-melting-raises-hunger-threat/

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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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ACT Greens commit to $50 million electric vehicle plan, $10,000 grants

ACT Greens promise $50 million fund to give people and businesses $10,000 towards buying an electric car or motorbike. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/act-greens-commit-to-50-million-electric-vehicle-plan-10000-grants-80672/

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Why immediately revoking coal mining permits could be better for global economy

Oxford University research argues for immediate closure of world’s brown coal mines with new analysis suggesting they’re a net drain on the global economy. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/why-immediately-revoking-coal-mining-permits-could-be-better-for-global-economy-78141/

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Climate summit calls for urgent action after Australia’s fire-hit summer

Thanks to The Guardian for this courage, missing from other media outlets, despite recent extreme weather catastrophe. Also it’s important to recognise that this event was sold out for Melbourne Town Hall, then sold out in Capitol Theatre for streaming … Continue reading

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Will fuel reduction really stop fires?

twitter.com/jwthwaites/status/1214094062057164800 I was Victoria’s Environment Minister in 2005 when a fire burnt much of Wilsons Promontory. The fire was the result of a fuel reduction burn which ESCAPED ten days after initial ignition as a result of warm and windy … Continue reading

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Event – update and movie 21.08.2015

 AUGUST 21st (Friday) from 7:30 p.m. at Kilcunda Hall – Groundswell Bass Coast is having a movie and music night. It’s to let all our supporters and friends know about our re-invigoration and upcoming events and projects … We welcome EVERYONE.  No … Continue reading

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