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EDL launches first stage of hybrid micro-grid project that will integrate solar, wind and battery storage to power remote gold mine in WA.
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More than 150 local, national and international business and industry leaders attended Queensland’s first regionally based Hydrogen Industry Forum in Townsville today.
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New reports from market operator and the market regulator point to changing shape of the grid, lower emissions and falling costs - partly driven by growth of rooftop solar.
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Bloomberg's Michael Liebreich points to the killer graph that makes new investment in coal generators almost impossible.
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Researchers examined more than 100 studies on the impact of human-produced noise
Noise produced by human activities should be better regulated to protect wildlife, say the authors of a study exposing how sound pollution affects myriad creatures from fish to birds.Continue reading...
World’s largest “green” hydrogen production facility begins operation at a steel mill in Austria, where it seeks to demonstrate that fossil fuels can be replaced for industrial uses.
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Renewables reach 30 per cent of demand on Australia's main grid for whole week for the first time.
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Labor’s health spokesman says the country and the world have not moved quickly enough to reduce emissions
Australia needs to develop policies and structures to prepare for the health impacts of climate change because we have not moved quickly enough – domestically or internationally – to reduce emissions and mitigate the risk, Labor’s health spokesman, Chris Bowen, believes.
Bowen will use a lecture at Sydney University on Wednesday night to argue a health response to climate change would not be necessary if there was a robust international policy response to emissions. “But the world, and Australia, has failed to act with appropriate seriousness and haste, and so we will need specific policies to deal with the health impacts of climate change,” he will say.Continue reading...
EasyJet is the latest firm to adopt offsetting – but is it a solution to the climate crisis?
Global carbon emissions from the aviation industry are growing faster than expected, and pose a serious risk to the world’s climate efforts if left to grow unchecked. The rise of flygskam, or “flight-shame”, has spurred airlines and travel companies to offer customers the option of offsetting the carbon emissions of their flights. But not everyone is convinced that climate sins can be absolved through projects based on simple carbon accounting.Continue reading...