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Tesla big battery in South Australia to get 50% bigger, and to provide critical "intertia" that will hasten the transition to a grid free of fossil fuels.
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University of Wollongong researchers claim breakthrough that could see sodium-sulfur batteries compete with lithium-ion in large-scale energy storage.
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More ambitious Alberta climate plan would yield little economic harm, despite govt claims -economist
Scientists say shifting ocean circulation patterns may have triggered rapid wind speed rise
The global climate crisis could help to generate more renewable electricity by spurring faster wind speeds for the world’s growing number of windfarms, according to new research.
Scientists have discovered that the world’s shifting ocean circulation patterns may have triggered a rapid increase in wind speeds over the last 10 years.Continue reading...
Tara Clark says the central claim of the Institute of Public Affairs’ YouTube film attacking her coral report is wrong
A coral scientist whose work is attacked in a mini-documentary from the Institute of Public Affairs says the rightwing thinktank has misrepresented her study.
The IPA says its YouTube film, Beige Reef, is a “must watch” because it shows healthy Acropora corals living at Stone Island, near Bowen. This, the film claims, is in a place where a study published in 2016 claimed all those corals had died.Continue reading...
10,000 sq kms lost in year to August according to new data from Brazilian government
Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has hit the highest annual level in a decade, according to new government data which highlights the impact the president, Jair Bolsonaro, has made on the world’s biggest rainforest.
The new numbers, showing almost 10,000 sq kms were lost in the year to August, were released as emboldened farm owners scuffled with forest defenders in Altamira, the Amazonian city at the heart of the recent devastation.Continue reading...