May, 2018

Australia’s green battery revolution will be a long time coming

, May 21, 2018

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The government is pulling out the stops to try and slow the effectiveness of energy storage. But change will come.

Crikey Worm: Australian airstrike kills civilians

, Mar 29, 2018

Good morning, early birds. It's now "likely" Australia's air force killed two civilians in Iraq last year. Plus, Steve Smith and David Warner handed 12-month bans. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

It ain’t easy (or ethical) being green in Lancaster, California

, Jan 17, 2018

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Lancaster, California, has set the benchmark for aggressive, business-focused, non-partisan emissions reduction. But not everyone is happy with the conservative Mayor's questionable methods of achieving it.

What does it take to turn a city green?

, Jan 16, 2018

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The Republican mayor of Lancaster, California, is showing that it’s possible for a city to thrive amid the Green revolution, even if it takes some light fascism.

Crikey Worm: Mugabe refuses to step down

, Nov 20, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Zimbabwe's interminable dictator has refused to resign despite last week's military coup, and Australia could hit a 50% renewable energy target by 2030, with only "moderate growth" in the sector needed to achieve it. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Energy experts decry Turnbull opting for convenience over clear policy

, Sep 27, 2017

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Short-sited goals, big egos and too much opining are hobbling Australia's energy goals, a recent meeting of experts has said.

Matthewson: Tony Abbott is completely out of touch on renewable energy and here’s why

, Sep 20, 2017

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Shooting for Turnbull on energy policy, Abbott and Credlin's latest misfire only alienates them further from their own voters.

Crikey Worm: Spy agencies in spotlight after Brighton terror, LET gains support — just not from Abbott

, Jun 08, 2017

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Brighton killer blocked from deradicalisation program, all signs point to an LET, and ATO chasing Chevron for $1 billion. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.
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The case for nuclear (or, how I learned to stop worrying about renewables and love uranium)

, May 16, 2017

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Politicians and journalists alike seem reluctant to discuss nuclear as a viable (and actually scalable) alternative to wind and solar, reports science writer Geoff Russell.

Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of good climate policy

, Apr 12, 2017

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Australian climate policy has never been perfect. But having some policy is better than none -- and we can't freeload forever, writes Green Energy Markets' Tristan Edis.