Australian news, and some related international items

Tony Abbott now issuing rules to try to gut Australian Renewable Energy Agency

Abbott-destroys-renewablesSecond climate agency gets new rules A SECOND climate-related agency has has been issued new instructions by the Abbott government.

THE Australian Renewable Energy Agency has been given a five-point priority list – including more large-scale solar projects and thermal energy – to replace a broader scope of projects that it supports.

The change comes in the wake of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation being directed to stop funding wind farms and rooftop solar projects.

July 15, 2015 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy, politics

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