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Europe keen to demonstrate Moon ambitions

BBC - Fri, 2019-11-22 11:32
Research ministers meet in Seville next week to approve European Space Agency projects and funding.
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Energy Insiders Podcast: World’s biggest solar farm, and biggest battery

RenewEconomy - Fri, 2019-11-22 11:30

MIke Cannon Brookes Cannon-Brookes - Jon Dee - optimised RE100 singapore exports altassianIn a week of “world’s biggest projects”, billionaires Mike Cannon Brookes and Twiggy Forrest back huge project in Northern Territory, while Tesla big battery in South Australia gets an upgrade.

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Dubai Air Show: The challenges for us all in flying green

BBC - Fri, 2019-11-22 11:10
Sustainable, renewable and green: environmental goals the aviation industry is now grappling with.
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Australian hydrogen export projections found to be exaggerated by factor of up to 11

The Guardian - Fri, 2019-11-22 10:47

Australia Institute says projections for Japanese and South Korean imports based on ‘highly inflated’ figures

As state and federal energy ministers gather for the first time in a year, a report has found that Australia has overhyped the potential demand for hydrogen exports by a factor of up to 11.

The Australia Institute thinktank published the paper as ministers prepared to discuss a national hydrogen strategy and other pressing energy issues in Perth on Friday.

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J-Power recommits to Kidston pumped hydro plan, pending new off-take deal

RenewEconomy - Fri, 2019-11-22 10:31

genex kidston pumped hydro storage solar queensland - optimisedJ-Power reaffirms commitment to Genex Kidston pumped hydro project following project delays.

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CP Daily: Thursday November 21, 2019

Carbon Pulse - Fri, 2019-11-22 09:19
A daily summary of our news plus bite-sized updates from around the world.
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NA Markets: WCI prices increase in anticipation of auction results, RGGI remains flat

Carbon Pulse - Fri, 2019-11-22 09:13
California Carbon Allowance (CCA) prices rose to a three-week high on the secondary market this week ahead of the November auction results being published, while RGGI allowance (RGA) prices stagnated on thin volume.
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Climate Adaptation Policy Analyst, Defenders of Wildlife – Washington DC

Carbon Pulse - Fri, 2019-11-22 09:09
Defenders of Wildlife is looking for a climate adaptation policy analyst for its Washington DC office.
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New Mexico to explore cap-and-trade option as it plans second climate report

Carbon Pulse - Fri, 2019-11-22 08:54
New Mexico will examine implementing a cap-and-trade programme as it explores a suite of carbon reduction policies to hit its new GHG reduction target, according to a government report released Thursday.
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NSW announces 3,000MW renewable energy zone, and energy security target

RenewEconomy - Fri, 2019-11-22 08:14

NSW unveils plans for 3,000MW renewable energy zone and "security target" as it admits "firm wind and solar" its cheapest energy option.

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Burrendong Dam dependent towns have been told water supply could stop

ABC Environment - Fri, 2019-11-22 07:45
As New South Wales braces for a long and dry summer, a former chair of the National Water Commission says the state should redraft its water sharing plans.
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National hydrogen strategy top of agenda at COAG meeting

ABC Environment - Fri, 2019-11-22 06:35
State and federal energy ministers are gathering for their first COAG meeting in nearly a year, with the implementation of a national hydrogen strategy being a focus of discussion.
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California unanimously approves LCFS price cap as part of amendment package

Carbon Pulse - Fri, 2019-11-22 06:18
California regulator ARB’s board endorsed the installation of a Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) price ceiling and a borrowed credits mechanism drawn from utilities’ future electric vehicle budgets as part of a suite of programme amendments on Thursday.
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Smoke haze hurts financial markets as well as the environment

The Conversation - Fri, 2019-11-22 05:33
Smoke haze appears to make it hard for participants in financial markets to make the right decisions. The finding has far-reaching implications. Naomi Soderstrom, Professor of Accounting and Deputy Head of Department, University of Melbourne Chao Kevin Li, Lecturer School of Accounting, UNSW Licensed as Creative Commons – attribution, no derivatives.
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Climate crisis topping UK election agenda is 'unprecedented' change

The Guardian - Fri, 2019-11-22 05:08

Environmentalists say such political focus on green issues ‘unthinkable’ just five years ago

The climate emergency has risen to the top of the UK’s election agenda in a way that would have been “unthinkable” even five years ago, leading environmentalists have said, predicting that it augurs a permanent change in British politics.

On Wednesday, Labour took the unprecedented move of putting green issues as the top section of its manifesto, the first time one of the UK’s two major parties has done so. Jeremy Corbyn led the appeal to voters with policies including an £11bn windfall tax on oil and gas companies, a million new jobs in a “green industrial revolution” and commitments on moving to a net-zero carbon economy.

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EU Parliament seeks to throw down marker with emergency declaration

Carbon Pulse - Fri, 2019-11-22 04:28
The EU Parliament will next week vote on whether to call for the bloc to declare a climate emergency, a ballot that could pressure the incoming European Commission into more short-term ambition.
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Calls for man who killed 420 wedge-tailed eagles to face charges under wildlife act

The Guardian - Fri, 2019-11-22 03:00

Scale of killings so great that long-term-impact on eagle population is unknown, conservation groups say

Conservation groups have called for a Victorian landowner to face charges under the Wildlife Act, after he admitted to his part in killing 420 wedge-tailed eagles over an 18-month period in the Bairnsdale magistrates court last week.

John Auer pleaded guilty to charges brought by the state Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions of misusing agricultural chemicals. He was fined $25,000 and received a 12-month good behaviour bond. He was also given a 12-month community corrections order.

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Climate Change Policy & Campaigns Officer, UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office – Pretoria, South Africa

Carbon Pulse - Fri, 2019-11-22 02:33
The High Commission is strengthening its climate change and energy capacity locally to with partners across government, civil society and business on climate change issues including resilience and the low carbon transition.
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Senior CDM Project Engineer, Lahore Carbon Services – Pakistan

Carbon Pulse - Fri, 2019-11-22 01:15
Lahore Carbon Services, a multidisciplinary consulting firm, requires services of experienced Sr. Project Engineer for its Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) division. The candidate will be responsible for development of CDM projects undertaken by the company.
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Media Officer, ECIU – Flexible Location

Carbon Pulse - Thu, 2019-11-21 22:59
We are recruiting a Media Officer to lead our media engagement project, enabling broader, deeper understanding of climate change related issues among UK national and regional media.
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