Tag Archives: emission targets

Renewable energy demands the undoable

…during each hour of every day 3.7 million barrels of oil are pumped from wells; 932,000 tons of coal are dug; 395 million cubic metres of natural gas are piped from the ground; and 4.1 million tons of CO2 is … Continue reading

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US–China emissions deal will put pressure on Australian growth

China USA deal is  hot media item said to be “game changer” but devil is in detail of a comment –  “US just agreed to reduce carbon emissions to as much as 28% below 2005 levels by 2025. But US emissions increased from … Continue reading

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Cutting emissions. Hunt has twice as much to do

Coalition policy document commits to a 5 % reduction “without need for a great big new tax”. But confirmed during election campaign it would honour a commitment of the previous government to cut further if “conditions relating to the extent of global … Continue reading

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Wind Energy Leadership Missing

A useful review of wind power, in Victoria and beyond. Coalition’s federal Ian Macfarlane recently said on ABC that wind power is the only technology that’s powerful enough to help us reach our emission reduction target by 2020, only problem … Continue reading

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King Island says yes to wind farm

This is an important win, quoting Coalition’s Ian Macfarlane, it’s as much as 25% of Australian emissions reduction commitment by 2020. >readmore> Yes2Renewables

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Nicholas Stern: ‘I got it wrong on climate change – it’s far, far worse’

Lord Stern is the economist responsible for 450ppm CO2 target, with 50/50 chance of global warming less than 2 degC. Scientists get it right. Politicians and economockeryists keep getting it wrong. >read source story>

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