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Mt Gellibrand wind farm to help power Geelong refinery

RenewEconomy - 52 min 31 sec ago

Viva Energy announces PPA with Acciona Energy to source around one-third of its electricity a year from the nearby 132MW Mt Gellibrand wind farm.

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Murdoch media attacks rooftop solar, gets its numbers hopelessly wrong

RenewEconomy - 1 hour 35 min ago

The Australian launches a new attack on rooftop solar subsidies, but forgets to do some basic maths and fact-checking.

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Environment Minister buries national tragedy in media release fine print

RenewEconomy - 4 hours 1 min ago

Federal Policy Director for the Wilderness Society, Tim Beshara, has criticised Environment Minister, Melissa Price for burying the official acknowledgement of the extinction of an Australian mammal species in a media release today entitled “Stronger protection for threatened species”.

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100% renewables can be reached quickly, but it needs a plan

RenewEconomy - 4 hours 19 min ago

cleantechGroup of 45 researches and energy experts say quick transition to renewables is essential to slash emissions, but it needs a detailed plan, and rule changes.

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Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling

BBC - 4 hours 30 min ago
Clothing brands and retailers should pay per item to fund a £35m annual recycling scheme, MPs say.
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With climate protection, Labor can turn the table on government’s fear agenda

RenewEconomy - 4 hours 43 min ago

Climate change needs to be seen as an escalating and potentially existential risk to security in Australia, and to orderly relations between peoples and nations.

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Now, even in Canada unsubsidised solar beats fossil fuels

RenewEconomy - 4 hours 49 min ago

Innogy to build two solar farms in Canada without need for subsidies, highlighting tremendous growth of the solar industry over last few years.

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AEMO further relaxes limits on wind generation in South Australia

RenewEconomy - 4 hours 53 min ago

AEMO relaxes limits on wind generation in South Australia, offering a plethora of new combinations that highlight both the complexity and growing confidence in shift to renewables.

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Carrot and stick: Getting to the root cause of energy inequity

RenewEconomy - 5 hours 42 min ago

Solving the energy-equity issue for low income renters requires both reward and punishment to incentivise behaviour of the various stakeholders.

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CP Daily: Monday February 18, 2018

Carbon Pulse - 5 hours 43 min ago
A daily summary of our news plus bite-sized updates from around the world.
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CCS projects under California’s LCFS offer significant potential, but still a few years off -experts

Carbon Pulse - 6 hours 17 min ago
Projects aiming to use a new CCS protocol under California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) offer great potential, though are not likely to generate credits until the middle of the next decade, experts told Carbon Pulse.
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Chief Executive Officer, Carbon Market Institute – Melbourne/Sydney/Brisbane

Carbon Pulse - 7 hours 7 min ago
Positioned as a highly respected organisation that will continue to have real impact and influence on climate change mitigation in Australia, the CMI is now at an exciting time in its evolution and is looking for a commercially astute Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to build on the strong reputation of the organisation and to lead and inspire its growth.
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Programme Developer, Ethical Tea Partnership – UK-based

Carbon Pulse - 8 hours 59 min ago
Key to the role will be the development and delivery of an innovative and high profile ‘Carbon Neutral Tea’ value chain project in Kenya in partnership with a number of large international donors.
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Climate & Land Use Expert, UNIQUE – Freiburg, Germany

Carbon Pulse - 9 hours 1 min ago
UNIQUE is seeking to recruit an international climate and land use expert with experience in REDD+ readiness and implementation, and proposal development for public funding sources related to climate change and sustainable land use.
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Junior Officer, Microenergy Credits – India (Flexible)

Carbon Pulse - 9 hours 5 min ago
An opportunity to work on Technical documentation and procedures of various carbon market mechanisms including Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
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Technical Officer, Microenergy Credits – India (flexible)

Carbon Pulse - 9 hours 7 min ago
An opportunity to work on Technical documentation and procedures of various carbon market mechanisms including Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
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'Hundreds' of badgers illegally killed each year in NI

BBC - 9 hours 8 min ago
Badger baiting: 'Hundreds' illegally killed every season in Northern Ireland
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EU Market: EUAs drop 2% back to €20 as bearish fears persist

Carbon Pulse - 9 hours 16 min ago
European carbon sank back to €20 on Monday, with analysts and traders warning that EUAs could fall further as gas prices continue to decline and investors take profits.
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How Australia made poisoning animals normal

The Conversation - 9 hours 25 min ago
As soon as white colonists began farming sheep in Australia, they looked for a way to eradicate dingoes. Justine M. Philip, Doctor of Philosophy, Ecosystem Management, University of New England Licensed as Creative Commons – attribution, no derivatives.
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UK shouldn’t use nearly 400Mt of surplus emission units, govt advisor says

Carbon Pulse - 9 hours 30 min ago
The UK has undershot its domestically-binding 2013-2017 carbon budget by 14%, but the government should not carry forward any of that surplus to meet its future targets to ensure the country meets its long-term goals cost-effectively, its expert advisers said on Monday.
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