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How Australia can phase out coal power while maintaining energy security

The end of coal-fired generation in Australia is inevitable. But the federal government can do more to ensure an orderly transition to renewables – avoiding price spikes and supporting workers. — Read on theconversation.com/how-australia-can-phase-out-coal-power-while-maintaining-energy-security-152747 How about value of compensation for … Continue reading

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Best ways to cut climate change are overlooked

So simple+effective, even @TurnbullMalcolm + #coal can’t misunderstand >more> Climate News Network

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Direct Action out of steam carbon reduction policy

Erwin Jackson, deputy chief executive of the Climate Institute said ERF only effectively addressing emissions in land sector, “tiny fraction of Australia’s contribution to climate change”. “Emissions from burning coal, oil and gas are real drivers of escalating climate change … Continue reading

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6 Steps to Climate Leadership: The Path to Cleaner, Healthier, More Prosperous Victoria

…steps the Victorian government should take to deliver that leadership: Commit to a goal of decarbonisation for the state Strengthen the Climate Change Act Make Victoria the home ground for Australia’s renewable energy industry Cut energy waste Retire our dirtiest power stations … Continue reading

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78% US economy operates with mandatory renewable standards – Chu

From ABC RN Science Show, also ABC1, appearance at National Press Club last week – “All US states with strong demands for renewable power make in total 78% of the US economy covered by mandatory renewable standards”. So says Steven Chu, President … Continue reading

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Why Uralla wants to be first Zero Net Energy Town

Looks like CORE(Community Owned Renewable Energy) might finally be getting some traction in Australia. Interesting that Moreland organisation in Victoria has been appointed for a project in NSW. Let’s see if new Labor government can catch up with equivalent of CPA … Continue reading

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