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Portfolio Manager/Junior Portfolio Manager, ClimateCare – Oxford, UK

Carbon Pulse - Mon, 2018-10-22 20:46
Commercially minded yet analytical, the Portfolio Manager will have the responsibility to construct and tailor bespoke voluntary carbon portfolios for new and existing clients, develop wholesale business engaging with clients directly, and participate in buying activities end to end from price negotiation through to delivery.
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Trump thinks scientists are split on climate change. So do most Americans | Dana Nuccitelli

The Guardian - Mon, 2018-10-22 20:00

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:

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BHP Billiton renews call for Australian carbon price as govt gets by-election jolt

Carbon Pulse - Mon, 2018-10-22 18:23
Mining giant BHP Billiton on Monday renewed its call for Australia to put a price on emissions, adding pressure on the government, which on Saturday lost its majority in the lower house after a by-election defeat against an independent candidate running on a climate change platform.
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Romania joins Poland in urging EU to intervene to cool EUA prices

Carbon Pulse - Mon, 2018-10-22 18:15
Romania has joined Poland in a formal request asking Brussels to investigate the recent massive run-up in EU carbon prices.
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Energy Security Board chair on Australia's energy future

ABC Environment - Mon, 2018-10-22 17:35
The Energy Security Board chair spoke to RN Drive about her hopes for Australia's energy future.
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P&O cruise ship dumped 27,000 litres of waste on Great Barrier Reef, Senate hears

The Guardian - Mon, 2018-10-22 16:57

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.

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Chocolate Labradors die earlier than yellow or black, and have more disease

The Conversation - Mon, 2018-10-22 15:42
Breeding dogs for certain colours can affect their health, behaviour and life-span. Paul McGreevy, Professor of Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare Science, University of Sydney Bethany Wilson, Honorary Affiliate, University of Sydney Licensed as Creative Commons – attribution, no derivatives.
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'Headless chicken sea monster' filmed off Antarctica – video

The Guardian - Mon, 2018-10-22 14:18

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.

‘Headless chicken monster’: deep-sea cucumber seen in Southern Ocean for first time

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Renewable hydrogen to be trialled in Sydney gas network

RenewEconomy - Mon, 2018-10-22 12:37

ARENA backs "Project H2GO" – a trial that will inject renewable hydrogen into existing gas networks, for domestic use and storage.

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'Ultra rapid' electric car charging network coming to Australia

The Guardian - Mon, 2018-10-22 12:13

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.

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Car clubs, ARENA get behind solar-powered ultra-fast EV charging network

RenewEconomy - Mon, 2018-10-22 12:13

Automobile clubs and ARENA join forces to help fund first nation-wide public EV ultra-fast charging network, powered by renewable energy.

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South Australia grid demand hits record low as solar accounts for 54%

RenewEconomy - Mon, 2018-10-22 12:13

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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Energy Hack winner announced

RenewEconomy - Mon, 2018-10-22 11:29

The University of Melbourne and Powershop announce 2018 Energy Hack winner.

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Endeavour Energy reaches one millionth customer, gifts solar for the future

RenewEconomy - Mon, 2018-10-22 10:34

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.

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Listening for a rare birdsong and flannel flowers on display

ABC Environment - Mon, 2018-10-22 10:30
Song meters help save a critically endangered bird; regional youth strut their stuff at an arts workshop; and flannel flowers put on a dazzling display.
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'Super-sized' mice threaten seabird colonies with extinction

BBC - Mon, 2018-10-22 09:45
Overgrown mice are killing millions of chicks on the remote Gough Island in the South Atlantic.
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Redflow Board gains manufacturing expertise

RenewEconomy - Mon, 2018-10-22 09:40

Australian energy storage company Redflow Limited has today strengthened its Board by recruiting David Brant, an experienced businessman with strategic manufacturing expertise.

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FareShare's surplus food redistribution saves UK £51m a year

The Guardian - Mon, 2018-10-22 09:01

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.

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