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Jinko Solar bolsters strong Q3 earnings result with bullish forecast of solar panel shipments between 18-20GW in 2020.
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Campaigner says Conservatives might ban live exports and give more funding for fighting wildlife crime
Wildlife campaigner Dominic Dyer received a call last week from former Conservative environment minister Zac Goldsmith with an unexpected request: could Dyer advise on the foxhunting ban, and how might the Tories strengthen it in their manifesto?
The 2019 election may go down in history as another Brexit vote but the apparently marginal issue of animal rights could – once again – prove surprisingly influential.Continue reading...
Residents say such storms now occur on a weekly basis, as topsoil from drought-ravaged farms is blown through the town
As Victoria issued a code red bushfire alert and Melbourne sweltered through a record-equalling November temperature, the residents of Mildura walked out of their homes at midday on Thursday to see a dust storm rolling in.
On a day of catastrophic fire danger and 40C heat, high winds swept the dry topsoil into the air and across the state. In Mildura, in far north-western Victoria, dramatic footage and pictures showed the sky turn an angry red.Continue reading...
Leaked document says fishing surge in international waters poses long-term risks
Iceland has been accused of threatening the long-term sustainability of vital mackerel stocks after unilaterally increasing its catches in the international waters of the north-east Atlantic.
In a damning leaked document agreed at a meeting in London in October, the EU, Norway and the Faroe Islands lambasted Reykjavik’s decision to significantly raise its quota without consultation. Russia and Greenland were also criticised.Continue reading...
COGATI is an extraordinarily complex beast, but its effect would be real and immediate – it would significantly reduce investment in large-scale renewables.
Australia’s first national, not for profit legal watchdog for the environment launches today with a mandate to ensure environmental laws are observed and properly enforced.
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Energy ministers head to Perth for the first COAG energy council meeting in almost a year, with frustrations amongst State and Territory ministers high.
The post Smoke and mirrors: Taylor meets states as global expert laments Australia “tragedy” appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Industrial cooling systems that utilise solar energy, thermal storage, smart technology and non-toxic refrigerants will be trialled at three major commercial sites.
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Star of the South names Danish wind power exectuive Casper Frost Thorhauge to head up the 2000MW wind farm proposed for waters off the south coast of Gippsland.
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