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Victorian college installs solar powered electric vehicle charger with view to go off grid and power staff and parents' cars.
The Driven The first batch of all-electric Tesla Model 3 sedans have been spotted on car transport trucks in the UK, as the best-selling electric car arrives in its first right-hand drive market. A number of bright red models of the long-awaited “mass-market” electric car were seen being transported towards London on the M20 on...
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What happens to solar panels and batteries at the end of their life? Australia's booming residential PV and storage market means this a problem we have to solve.
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Countries also raise concerns about rise in Australia’s transport emissions and the use of Kyoto carry-over credits
The Morrison government has been challenged by the European Union and by China about whether it can meet its Paris commitments given rising emissions, and about growing pollution from vehicles, ahead of a progress meeting about climate commitments in Bonn next week.
Nineteen countries, including Australia, will gather in Bonn on 24 and 25 June for a multilateral assessment of progress made under international climate commitments, and ahead of that session countries have submitted a range of questions about the performance of signatories in meeting their climate targets.Continue reading...
The incoming environment minister has a clear opportunity to tackle this debilitating disease. Wildlife carers and conservationists want it to be a priority
Last month Grasso wasn’t doing well. The bare-nosed wombat, dubbed Fatso in Italian, was infected with mange. The devastating skin disease caused by parasitic mites had left his skin crusted, bleeding and constantly irritated. His eyes and ears were so affected he could barely see, hear or even smell. The nocturnal animal was out grazing during the day, desperate for nutrients because of his raised metabolic rate but he was gradually wasting away. Untreated, he faced a certain and agonising death.Continue reading...
Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reporting
Thirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and many more are suffering violence, harassment, intimidation and lawsuits, according to a study.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), which produced the tally, is investigating a further 16 deaths over the last decade. It says the number of murders may be as high as 29, making this field of journalism one of the most dangerous after war reporting.Continue reading...
‘Writing the truth is weighing heavily on my life,’ the veteran reporter wrote before his murder
Shortly before his death, the independent journalist Jagendra Singh wrote a social media post about the threats he believed he faced for investigating sand mining in northern India.
“Politicians, thugs, and police, all are after me. Writing the truth is weighing heavily on my life.”Continue reading...