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Senior National admits farmers are not party’s core constituency

Senator Matt Canavan also said landholders who took part in carbon farming – a policy the government is supporting – would “retire to the coast” and spend their money in “the Gold Coast or eastern suburbs of Sydney”, rather than … Continue reading

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Murdoch media, Nine Entertainment, mining lobby, busted for record bullartistry, go into hiding – Michael West

The Minerals Council of Australia, a foreign-controlled mining lobby, has duped Australia’s major media in an $80bn PR scam — Read on http://www.michaelwest.com.au/murdoch-media-nine-entertainment-mining-lobby-busted-for-record-bullartistry-go-into-hiding/ So is anybody keeping the bastards honest in Australia?

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‘A good bet?’: Gas firms grilled on growth as world decarbonises

Australia’s big oil and gas companies are facing more forceful questions from investors about the merits of multibillion-dollar expansion projects. — Read on http://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/a-good-bet-gas-firms-grilled-on-growth-as-world-decarbonises-20210616-p581iz.html The longer the delay, the steeper the decline, we risk diving to zero energy consumption, with … Continue reading

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The legacy of Andrei Sakharov and the state of Russian science today

Thirty years since the collapse of the Soviet Union, — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow/the-legacy-of-andrei-sakharov-and-the-state-of-russian-science/13384068 Thirty years since collapse of Soviet Union, quoting Andrew Sakharov in protection of human rights, and current Russian scientists, they need to feel personal freedom, essential to … Continue reading

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Military leaders, security chiefs demand action on climate threat

The problem is we don’t have an action plan, so we are wandering around in circles trying to figure out what to do.” Admiral Barrie said he believed United Nations climate talks in Glasgow in November will be the last … Continue reading

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As battery costs tumble, Coalition puts Australia on most expensive energy path

The gas price is likely to be higher, and the sort of gas projects proposed by the likes of energy minister Angus Taylor at Kurri Kurri assume a capacity factor of just 2 per cent. Which means they will be … Continue reading

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A Dossier of Lies and Falsehoods • Crikey

This Crikey investigation labels the prime minister something no leader would want to be called. We don’t really want to do it. But the time has come. — Read on http://www.crikey.com.au/dossier-of-lies-and-falsehoods/ “Without truth, no democracy can stand. This is because … Continue reading

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ACF wins court case on Adani’s water scheme

ACF wins court case on Adani’s water scheme – Australian Conservation Foundation — Read on http://www.acf.org.au/acf-wins-court-case-on-adani-water-scheme a result of huge significance, to be congratulated

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Coalition’s energy policy rooted in communist-style state control

Australia’s calamitous energy and climate policy is going from bad to worse with the government decision to build a $600m gas-fired power plant that will deter private investment. — Read on http://www.afr.com/policy/economy/energy-the-coalition-prefers-communist-style-state-control-to-markets-20210519-p57t4n will government “promise” to bid high prices, from … Continue reading

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Automotive industry welcomes cleaner petrol, paves the way for fuel miser cars

Fuel-miser motorists will soon get broader access to the latest petrol engine technology – as world-class premium unleaded is set to become the new normal – after the Federal Government pledged a $2 … — Read on http://www.caradvice.com.au/953496/automotive-industry-welcomes-cleaner-petrol-paves-the-way-for-fuel-miser-cars/ What will … Continue reading

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