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There’s a 97% expert consensus on human-caused global warming, but most Americans are unaware
When queried about the most recent IPCC report, Republican lawmakers delivered a consistent, false message – that climate scientists are still debating whether humans are responsible. The previous IPCC report was quite clear on this, attributing 100% of the global warming since 1950 to human activities. As Nasa atmospheric scientist Kate Marvel recently put it, “We are more sure that greenhouse gas is causing climate change than we are that smoking causes cancer.”
Donald Trump articulated the incorrect Republican position in an interview on 60 Minutes:Continue reading...
Australian Maritime Safety Authority report says food waste and grey water spill occurred on 26 August
A P&O cruise ship spilled 27,000 litres of food waste and grey water into the Great Barrier Reef marine park in August, a Senate estimates hearing has heard.
The Greens senator Larissa Waters told the hearing a report from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority – which is investigating the incident – had been supplied to her anonymously.Continue reading...
The deep-sea cucumber that resembles a headless chicken has previously only been filmed in the Gulf of Mexico. But scientists have filmed Enypniastes eximia with underwater cameras in the Southern Ocean off east Antarctica for the first time.Continue reading...
ARENA backs "Project H2GO" – a trial that will inject renewable hydrogen into existing gas networks, for domestic use and storage.
The post Renewable hydrogen to be trialled in Sydney gas network appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Chargefox stations will allow drivers to charge electric vehicles in just minutes
Drivers travelling between Australia’s major cities could soon charge their electric vehicles in just 15 minutes with a super-fast network being rolled out across the country.
The 21 sites on highways between Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane will be powered entirely by renewable energy. Sites are also planned for Western Australia.Continue reading...
Automobile clubs and ARENA join forces to help fund first nation-wide public EV ultra-fast charging network, powered by renewable energy.
The post Car clubs, ARENA get behind solar-powered ultra-fast EV charging network appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Solar, mostly from rooftops, accounts for more than half of all electricity use in South Australia and pushed state to record low grid demand.
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The University of Melbourne and Powershop announce 2018 Energy Hack winner.
Endeavour Energy today welcomed its one millionth customer marking a significant milestone for a company that has grown alongside its customers for over a century.
The post Endeavour Energy reaches one millionth customer, gifts solar for the future appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Australian energy storage company Redflow Limited has today strengthened its Board by recruiting David Brant, an experienced businessman with strategic manufacturing expertise.
Charities tackling hunger could save Britain £500m a year if they had capacity, finds report
The collection and redistribution of edible food by the UK’s largest charity tackling hunger – and that would otherwise go to waste – saves the UK economy some £51m every year, according to an independent report published on Monday.
If FareShare and other charities in the sector were able to scale up their capacity in order to handle half of the surplus food available in the UK supply chain, the value back to the state could be as much as £500m per year, it claims.Continue reading...