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National electric bus fleet just the ticket for zero-emissions future

Buses are among the heaviest emitters in the transport sector, but with zero-emissions bus technology already proving effective, it is a sector that is ripe for electrification, says Hitachi Australia general manager Brett Dolan. — Read on http://www.afr.com/companies/transport/national-electric-bus-fleet-just-the-ticket-for-zero-emissions-future-20220125-p59r41 A photo … Continue reading

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Eden Project brings a “cabinet of climate curiosities” to COP26

The design, construction and delivery of the Pavilion at COP26 brings together the original team behind the design and delivery of Eden Project Cornwall – Eden Project, Grimshaw and Sir Robert McAlpine – which after 20 years of operation has … Continue reading

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BRIEFINGS | Breakthrough

— Read on http://www.breakthroughonline.org.au/ 2026 our expiry date for absolute, not net zero, hate to steal punchline but wonderful analysis combined from world’s most reputable climate science organisations, just regular domestic extravagance, mega coal and LNG exports not included, usual … Continue reading

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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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