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100% solar-powered buses arrive in London as UK eyes zero emissions by 2050

Soon to be trundling along London’s busy streets, the zero-carbon vehicle was designed and developed by China’s BYD company. Bus is 10.2m long, features full air conditioning and offers seats and standing spaces for 81 passengers. Batteries deliver 345 kWh of … Continue reading

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Climate change rally: Tens of thousands gather in Melbourne ahead of UN talks

Tens of thousands of people have gathered for a climate change rally in Melbourne, in one of the largest demonstrations of its kind. Rally organisers have estimated that up to 60,000 took to the streets, while Victoria Police said up to … Continue reading

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Byron shire aims to lead Australia on zero emissions community plan

Byron Shire – in the northern rivers region of New South Wales – is aiming to become the first region in Australia to become “net zero emissions”, with a goal to reduce emissions from energy, transport, buildings, waste and land … Continue reading

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Catholic Bishops From Every Continent Call For ‘An End To Fossil Fuel Era’

Pope Francis himself has made the religious case for combating climate change, warning that “if we destroy Creation, Creation will destroy us!”…international community needs to “adopt a fair and legally binding global agreement” to cut carbon emissions at the summit in Paris next year. … Continue reading

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Solar thermal, everywhere except Australia!

As Phoney PM Tony keeps taking us backwards, rest of world embraces clean energy. “With the news that Chile is to join the solar thermal club, Australia could before long become the only inhabited continent without this revolutionary electricity generation technology.” … Continue reading

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ZCA Buildings Plan Melbourne Launch event

The Zero Carbon Australia Buildings Plan is the first comprehensive, nationwide retrofit plan for Australia’s building sector. This plan demonstrates how all existing buildings can reach zero emissions within ten years. >readmore> BZE

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Dangerous Myth That Climate Change Is Reversible

“GHG emissions are now about twice the rate of GHG removal from the atmosphere. GHG concentrations will therefore continue to rise even if emissions fall, stabilizing only when emissions equal removal.” The longer the delay, the more expensive it will … Continue reading

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Bargain basement solar 55cents/W!!

Because  of investment decisions, before GFC, to manufacture so much more PV, in Germany and Japan, also because USA(main peddlers of global FREE MARKETS) has now imposed punitive 30% tariffs on imports, Australia really is a lucky country. Chinese manufacturers … Continue reading

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Wind trumps coal, gas on price: Aust study

This is obviously for new plant. Even banks don’t want to help with new coal or gas. Wind $/MWh is much less. >read more>

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Be cool in the kitchen, DIY outdoor solar cooker

Here’s a bit of fun we can all do. Why have your indoor cooker making heat to make the aircon work harder? Just trace onto cardboard, cut and fold. Full-size CooKit template for printout – Tiled

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