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Why Biden declared heat pumps and solar panels essential to national defense

Clean energy is indeed essential to mitigating the risks posed by climate change and volatile markets. But generating demand for it will be essential. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/why-biden-declared-heat-pumps-and-solar-panels-essential-to-national-defense/ If only @peterduttonmp had proposed this instead of 1 gallon per mile … Continue reading

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Energy efficiency guru Amory Lovins: ‘It’s the largest, cheapest, safest, cleanest way to address the crisis’

Energy efficiency guru Amory Lovins: ‘It’s the largest, cheapest, safest, cleanest way to address the crisis’ | Energy efficiency | The Guardian — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/environment/2022/mar/26/amory-lovins-energy-efficiency-interview-cheapest-safest-cleanest-crisis “outsolation”. “You can design out the pipes by putting a sort of tea cosy … Continue reading

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Tory MPs call the green transition ‘unaffordable’. Europe is proving that’s a lie

superbonus scheme pays for everything: insulation, ventilation, new windows and doors, solar panels, heat pumps. — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/mar/23/european-countries-climate-crisis-deniers-green-schemes Italy- 110% superbonus scheme pays for everything: insulation, ventilation, new windows and doors, solar panels, heat pumps.

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Ultra-low cost solar “stretch goal” gets federal funding boost

ARENA opens up to $40m in funding to expressions of interest from projects that promise to materially reduce the levelised cost of solar. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/ultra-low-cost-solar-stretch-goal-gets-federal-funding-boost/ “ARENA said the R&D funding program would be aligned with the Agency’s own … Continue reading

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Victoria’s goes mandatory in plans to fight climate change

ANALYSIS: Victoria has leapt out in front on climate change. Again. This time with an infrastructure plan of action that leaves similar agencies and jurisdictions lolling in the shade. — Read on thefifthestate.com.au/business/government/victorias-goes-mandatory-in-plans-to-fight-climate-change/ But no testing during final inspection to … Continue reading

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Energy efficiency boosts jobs and cuts climate heat

26 January, 2021 − Creating millions of jobs in energy efficiency schemes is the fastest way to restore prosperity and cut climate heating. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/energy-efficiency-boosts-jobs-and-cuts-climate-heat/

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Victoria voluntarily heads backwards on energy smarts

Another point of view – “Apparently, we are supposed to believe that a pilot of a voluntary labeling scheme will achieve a 5-star standard in existing buildings, which took a mandatory requirement to achieve in newly constructed homes – even … Continue reading

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Australia’s Largest Cities Commit to Renewable Energy Target

“Melbourne is aiming to reach zero net emissions by 2020…The role of the City of Melbourne is to lead by example and to promote and facilitate opportunities with both the private and public sectors. We are committed to working with … Continue reading

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Double or nothing: Australia’s G20 energy challenge

The US Alliance to Save Energy report estimated that doubling energy productivity in the US could save a staggering US$327 billion per year by 2030. Meanwhile Coal-ition government deregulates, so we can burn more, which halves energy productivity!! >readmore> TheConversation

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Vic Gov’t axes energy efficiency scheme

Disregarding so many investigations and reports which conclude that low hanging fruit to save by reducing electricity consumption(and GHG greenhouse gas) emissions, our State Coal-ition is looking at least as dumb as Phoney Tony and Co. They’re cancelling g the … Continue reading

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