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The last time Anza-Borrego park experienced a bloom about 200,000 visitors flocked to see the bonanza of spring flowers
It’s lunchtime at Kesling’s Kitchen in Borrego Springs, and the line is out the door and down the block. It takes about 20 minutes to get inside to order food. The rush isn’t surprising: Borrego Springs is a small town that swells in size when people flock to see wildflowers around Anza-Borrego, California’s largest state park.
Plentiful winter rain and precise conditions have led to a bonanza of spring wildflowers this season. And while that can be a great thing, it also raised fears that Borrego Springs could once again face what locals have dubbed “flowergeddon”, an apocalyptic situation caused by booming visitation.Continue reading...
Ten years after climate movie The Age of Stupid had its green-carpet, solar-powered premiere, we follow its director as she revisits people and places from the film and asks: are we still heading for the catastrophic future it depicted?Continue reading...
Tesla unveils design, price, range and delivery dates for its "cut price" electric SUV, the Model Y.
The post Musk unveils Tesla’s cut price electric SUV, Tesla Model Y appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Musk unveils Tesla's "missing car" – the Model Y of his S3XY range, an all-electric SUV that will be priced as low as $US39,000 ($A55,000).
The post Musk closes missing link in Tesla’s S3XY EV range, as world heads to sustainable future appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Embattled renewables developer appoints KordaMentha Restructuring to oversee voluntary administration of its business and fully owned subsidiary, Energy Made Clean.
The post Wave power pioneer Carnegie Clean Energy enters administration appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Forget the WA EPA, Australia’s fossil fuel industry and its supporting media and politicians have a much bigger problem on their hands: striking school kids.
The post Adani, shock jocks take pitchfork to climate strike students appeared first on RenewEconomy.
The solarisation of South Australia’s grid, and hunting down solar cowboys in Victoria.
The post Solar Insiders Podcast: The solarisation of South Australia’s grid appeared first on RenewEconomy.
There's a bunch of reasons why wholesale electricity prices are higher than expected. But the numb-nuts should know this: coal is no longer cheap.
The post Know your NEM: Wholesale prices will be higher for longer appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Western Australia EPA withdraws guidelines requiring resources projects to offset their greenhouse gas emissions, 7 days after proposing them. Fossil fuel lobby 1, Climate 0.
The post EPA capitulates on new emissions guidelines in wake of fossil fury appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Oakey becomes second new solar farm to join Queensland grid in past week, and last of the 12 ARENA-sponsored projects in its large scale solar round.
The post Oakey solar farm begins production, second new plant in a week in Queensland appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Young people around the world, inspired by Greta Thunberg, rally to press politicians to act on climate change - follow live updates
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Footage from Coffs Harbour:
On Thursday, federal Labor leader, Bill Shorten, also told students to protest on the weekend rather than a school day. But the NSW Labor leader, Michael Daley, who is gearing up for the state election on March 23, told students he supported them on Wednesday.Continue reading...