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Betting the farm

…strongly recommended read or listen from ABC web site… about climate change, sobering, hands on points of view of farmers, who need help from science, because sympathy now amounts to insult. Mainstream media confuses us, representing interests of monster, dirty, … Continue reading

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Australia ranks 54th from 58 countries for “unambitious, uninspired” climate policies

“The government spruiks its climate credentials but Australia remains a laggard on cutting climate pollution,” said the Australian Conservation Foundation’s CEO Kelly O’Shanassy in response to the findings of the CAN-Germanwatch report. “The world is watching as our pollution rises … Continue reading

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Solar + battery beats best retail offers in S.A. by a quarter

The chart shows that the combination of PV+battery+grid, taking advantage of the best grid offer, is $123 per year cheaper than the cheapest grid-only offer ($1,645 per year) and $449 lower than the median grid-only offer ($1,971). In other words, … Continue reading

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Plenty money to fight climate change. It’s just being spent on (offence)/defense

 ‘The F-35 fighter plane massive cost overruns.’ Photograph: Lockheed Martin/AAPIMAGE Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold … Continue reading

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Stopping Trump’s “Climate Campaign”

Trump is launching a concerted campaign to unleash the fossil fuel industry and to end all climate protection: Withdrawing from and trashing the Paris Climate Agreement Dismantling the Clean Power Plan Ceasing all payments to the international Green Climate Fund Appointing top … Continue reading

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New Face of Republican Party. Bannon is Racism+Climate Denial Personified.

Steve Bannon, soon to be perhaps the most powerful man in the White House, given Mr. Trump’s hands off, checked out management style, is the entire package rolled up into one fat, ugly, Neo-Nazi ball. “But all I know is one … Continue reading

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France’s nuclear power base rocked by Safety fears

France orders nuclear shutdowns to allow reactor safety checks after the discovery Nearly a third of France’s nuclear reactors have been shut down by industry regulators as revelations emerge about the supply of sub-standard parts. As investigations into falsified documents … Continue reading

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Marrakech – Fossil fuel majors strut their stuff

The oil industry is in damage limitation mode. On Friday 4 November Shell, BP and others launched investment fund…bulk of money for CCS (carbon capture and storage ), but – $1Bn over ten years – met with derision by environmental critics…Timing of latest initiative from the … Continue reading

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Being sustainable in hereafter

Or you might want to opt for a cremation alternative. There are a couple of kinds.  The body is dissolved in a stainless-steel vat using a solution of water and potassium hydroxide (similar to oven cleaner) for four hours at 93°C … Continue reading

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Danger – Australia Solar Thermal and Storage – might Miss Out

The latest mid-term renewable energy outlook document from the International Energy Agency says China, Chile, Morocco and South Africa are likely to take a lead in solar thermal developments in the next five years. There is no mention of Australia. … Continue reading

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