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Hunt caught out on “peak emissions”, but he may have a cheap solution

Meanwhile, on ABC TV’s Q&A last night, Australia’s chief scientist Alan Finkel cited data from Hawaii, that the level of CO2 in the world’s atmosphere went up in 2015 by 3.05 parts per million – marking the largest annual increase in … Continue reading

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Coalition restates wish to axe CEFC, then unveils its largest program

How can more uncertainty and nonsense taking us anywhere other than backwards? “Of course, it’s been policy of federal Coalition to abolish the CEFC – along with ARENA, the CCA and the Climate Commission – ever since Tony Abbott was voted … Continue reading

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Australia sinks on ‘most credible’ environmental index in the world

The country’s worst performance, though, came in the climate and energy category, where Australia was ranked 150th for its trend in carbon emissions for electricity generation …Yale said that, among wealthy nations, only Saudi Arabia had a lower ranking than Australia for the … Continue reading

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How Deadly Is Your Kilowatt? We Rank The Killer Energy Sources

Everyone’s heard of the carbon footprint of different energy sources, the largest footprint belonging to coal because every kWhr of energy produced emits about 900 grams of CO2. Wind and nuclear have the smallest carbon footprint with only 15 g … Continue reading

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Did Greg Hunt fail mathematics?

However, given it will be rathermore difficult to cut fossil fuel emissions to zero than buy out the land-clearing rights from a few marginal farms in western NSW and pay someone to continue to burn the methane from landfills, let’s also … Continue reading

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