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Schoolchildren around the world are joining a global strike against climate change this week. But they’re not the only everyday people inspired to take action. We talk to 10 UK activists on the frontline of our most serious environmental issues.
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Data shows while emissions from electricity sector are in decline, gains have been wiped out by increases from other industries
Australia’s annual carbon emissions have reached a new high and drops in emissions from the electricity sector have been wiped out by increases from other industries, according to new data.
Ndevr Environmental, an emissions-tracking organisation that releases quarterly greenhouse gas emissions data, said on Thursday that annual emissions for the year up to December 2018 increased to 558.4m tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent. It was the highest level on record when excluding unreliable land use data.Continue reading...
Endeavour Energy has joined an innovative trial of new ways to monitor and control its network to keep downward pressure on electricity prices and smooth the transition to a cleaner energy future.
Developers and contractors want more clarity, and fewer last minute changes, to connections for wind and solar projects.
The post Who should hold “hot potato” of connection costs for wind and solar farms? appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Federal resources minister upgrades W.A. EPA carbon guidelines from "homemade sledgehammer" to “brain explosion.” Macquarie analyst says it's a "solid compromise" for LNG companies.
The post Ignoring carbon “a luxury” says Macquarie, as fallout continues over WA EPA guidelines appeared first on RenewEconomy.
The Clean Energy Regulator has today issued the first Australian carbon credit units (ACCUs) to a soil carbon project under the Emissions Reduction Fund.
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Horizon Power’s Mark Paterson explains why replacing poles and wires with solar and batteries is a great idea.
The post Energy Insiders Podcast: Why pulling down poles and wires is a good idea appeared first on RenewEconomy.
New Mexico approves bill which would see the state secure 100% of its electricity from zero-carbon resources by 2045, joining a host of other US states.
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Shell intends to be biggest power company in the world in little more than a decade, as everything goes electric, including transport and heating, and electricity goes green.
The post Shell’s big power plans point to rapid shift to electric, and scale of disruption appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Environment department ‘cherry picked’ data to claim clearing has decreased, but figures show recent steady increase
Two of Australia’s largest environment groups have accused the federal environment department of providing inaccurate information about land clearing to the Senate, and of not acting to reduce habitat loss.
The Australian Conservation Foundation and WWF Australia say the department has “cherry picked” data to claim that land clearing in Queensland has decreased, when national figures on land clearing rates in that state in fact show increases since 2011.Continue reading...