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Morrison finally realises momentum has shifted on climate geopolitics, still promises nothing

Scott Morrison says he knows the world has shifted on climate change, but still refuses to strengthen his own policies and targets. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/morrison-finally-realises-momentum-has-shifted-on-climate-geopolitics-still-promises-nothing/ but still daft promise we need more gas to backup renewables!

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AEMO reconsiders plan to model ‘gas led recovery’, after idea panned by energy market

AEMO considers ditching plan to model the Morrison government’s ‘gas led recovery’ in next ISP, after key energy market players question whether it was even plausible. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/aemo-abandons-plan-to-model-gas-led-recovery-after-idea-panned-by-energy-market/ Almost makes you feel sorry for LNP, so much ineptitude, … Continue reading

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Climate campaign teens prepare for Federal Court battle with Sussan Ley over coal expansion

Anjali Sharma is one of eight teenagers taking the Australian government to court in a landmark class action over climate change. — Read on http://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/climate-campaign-teens-prepare-for-court-battle-with-minister-over-coal-expansion-20210228-p576gm.html Big news!?!

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India’s energy policy is key to the planet’s future

18 February, 2021 − India must adopt a clean energy policy, a real industrial revolution, if the world is to slow the rising climate crisis. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/indias-energy-policy-is-key-to-the-planets-future/

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Explainer: Six ideas to limit global warming with solar geoengineering | Carbon Brief

Scientists agree that cutting global greenhouse emissions as soon as possible will be key to tackling global warming. But some researchers are now calling for more research into measures that could be taken alongside emissions cuts, including – controversially – … Continue reading

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“Gas simply not low emissions”: Labor opposes Taylor’s CEFC power grab

Federal Labor to vote against planned changes to CEFC’s investment mandate, saying it does not trust Angus Taylor with expanded powers. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/gas-simply-not-low-emissions-labor-opposes-taylors-cefc-power-grab/ Crazy Angus trying to rort again

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Water Rorts by Nats wrecks Murray-Darling

Comparison with wreckers of Aral Sea, National Party, with help of Libs, nothing less than evil reckless exploitation of Nature. — Read on http://www.youtube.com/embed/pINHLYx02O0

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Delta turns down Taylor’s $8.7 million grant for Vales Point upgrades

“The proposed legislation would also expand the investment mandate of the CEFC, using a wider definition of ‘low emissions technology’ that could see the green bank invest in gas projects, “including those operating at a loss.”!! — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/delta-turns-down-taylors-8-7-million-grant-for-vales-point-upgrades/amp/

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What Does the World After Capitalism Look Like?

What happened — and if you’re not American, and you just want to get to the actual good part, skip all this — was this. Reddit, little old Reddit, beat… the big bad hedge funds!! Amazing, right… — Read on … Continue reading

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How Coalition’s “brain trust” claimed zero emissions would lead to “humanitarian disaster”

Murdoch press and coalition backbenchers embrace lazy work from Liberal party aligned think tank, designed to scare regional communities over zero carbon targets. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/how-coalitions-brain-trust-claimed-zero-emissions-would-lead-to-humanitarian-disaster/

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