Anyone who engages in online discussion on issues involving renewable energy for any length of time will encounter the myth that renewable energy is unreliable in supplying base-load demand. This myth is pushed into the discussion with substantial financial investment, directly and indirectly, by vested interests in continued reliance on the Global Suicide Pact power […]
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The Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching event that’s been occurring since the start of summer in the Southern Hemisphere has now spread to cover more than 900 miles of reef. By James Ayre As we reported previously, this is the second year in a row that the Great Barrier Reef has experienced an extreme coral […]
There have been reports of a huge energy find in the Australian outback. Some outlets are breathlessly reporting the shale oil reserves around the tiny town of Coober Pedy in the Arckaringa region could be worth $20 trillion. But there are a few problems with that idea – starting with the basics: Shale oil means […]
September isn’t usually the silly season, but this week’s environmental protests are all weird, wonderful, whacky or … missing!
The Australian government’s ruling coalition has come to terms on an agreement that would quadruple the renewable energy target set by the previous government in 2001
No support from United States and adverse economic conditions have forced the European Union to rethink its promise of providing financial support to the developing countries.
Developed nations have proposed weaker carbon emission reduction goals at the Bonn climate negotiations. If the rising carbon emissions are to be tamed it is necessary that they set ambitious targets.
An oil spill on Wednesday has left more than 40 miles of Australia’s Sunshine Coast in dire straits.
A plan from the 1990s to remove all feral cats from Macquarie Island in the land down under hasn’t exactly gone as planned. The absence of the cats, meant to save the island’s bird population, only made room for a pesky animal that’s bothered Australians since the 18th century: the rabbit.
Garrett and Australian Labor made a short commercial that ran during the 2007 Australian federal election that was half policy push and half home energy-saving tips.
A Government-majority Senate Committee has recommended no immediate action to rollout a national renewable energy feed-in tariff to boost investment.
The Australian government has given the green light to a plan to establish one of the world’s largest electric car recharging infrastructures, powered entirely by renewable energy.
This is a guest post by Meg Hamill who works at an environmental non-profit called LandPaths in partnership with the Open Space District of Sonoma County California. Australia, the world’s 16th biggest polluter when it comes to carbon emissions, with five times more carbon pollution per capita than China, has come under criticism for setting […]
The partnership will certainly make use of Iceland’s experience with geothermal energy. Together with hydropower, the tiny island nation in the North Atlantic gets 99% of its electricity from renewables.