Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

Delhi “It’s a hellscape” #Climate Catastrophe #StopAdani — jpratt27

Breathless in Delhi: a taste of environmental Armageddon | Brigid Delaney’s diary Brigid DelaneyThursday 23 November 2017 12.28 AEDT It was like a London pea souper or the inside of one of Blake’s “dark satanic mills.” But what it most reminded me of most of was a disaster movie.’ Photograph: R S Iyer/AP It was […]

via Delhi “It’s a hellscape” #Climate Catastrophe #StopAdani — jpratt27

November 24, 2017 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

24 November More REneweconomy news

RenewEconomy
  • Forget COAG – how durable is Coalition support for the NEG?
    When the NEG was nebulous, its boosters were able to promise all things to all people. Now, with slightly more detail out, it will be a really hard sell.
  • Tesla big battery – world’s biggest – charges up for first time
    World’s biggest battery charges up for first time as testing begins ahead of its formal commissioning next week.
  • COAG agrees to commission more design work on the Turnbull government’s proposed National Energy Guarantee, forcing the renewable energy industries in Australia into yet another period of policy uncertainty.
  • Queensland poll could be a show-stopper for solar, and consumers
    As Queensland prepares to vote in the state election on Saturday, we look at what’s at stake for the renewables industry – particularly if Labor loses.
  • Northern Territory to release 50% renewables plan next week
    Northern Territory government expected to unveil roadmap for 50 per cent renewable energy target next week.
  • Delta Energy Systems charges EV convoy to top of Cradle Mountain
    This is the first event where electric vehicles demonstrated that the drive from Devonport to Cradle Mountain, a popular tourist destination, is entirely possible using standard production EVs currently available in Australia.
  • Andrew Dillon appointed new CEO of Energy Networks Australia
    Energy Networks Australia is pleased to announce Mr Andrew Dillon’s appointment as its new Chief Executive Officer.
  • Push for second Tasmania Basslink wins new ARENA funding
    Australian Renewable Energy Agency tips another $20m into feasibility and business case for second interconnector across Bass Strait.
  • NEG is supposed to be better than nothing. But is it?
    The NEG is yet another case of Australian exceptionalism in energy, typical of the toxic mix of muddled thinking and ideology that dominates regulatory oversight of this industry.
  • HOWZAT! Adelaide over on front foot with project putting energy efficiency up in lights
    Adelaide Oval has unveiled a world class audience experience created through a CEFC-financed major lighting upgrade that goes all out to put substantial runs on the energy efficiency scoreboard.

November 24, 2017 Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy | Leave a comment

Fukushima Darkness

Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

“Japan is a totalitarian corporate state where corporate interests are protected from liability by layers of subcontractors and by vested interests of powerful political bodies and extremely harsh state secrecy laws. As such, it is believed that nuclear safety and health issues, including deaths, are underreported and likely not reported at all in most cases. Therefore, the worldview of nuclear power, as represented in Japan at Fukushima Daiichi, is horribly distorted in favor of nuclear power advocacy.”
Screen-Shot-2017-11-21-at-10.09.36-PM.png
The radiation effects of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant triple meltdowns are felt worldwide, whether lodged in sea life or in humans, it cumulates over time. The impact is now slowly grinding away only to show its true colors at some unpredictable date in the future. That’s how radiation works, slow but assuredly destructive, which serves to identify its risks, meaning, one nuke meltdown has the impact, over decades…

View original post 2,003 more words

November 24, 2017 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Evacuating a nuclear disaster areas is (usually) a waste of time and money, says study

Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

This study is corrupted science, on the payroll of the nuclear lobby, to justify future ‘radiation safety’ limits increases.In Japan, after the Fukushima Daiichi the radiation ‘tolerance’ threshold was raised from 1mSv/per year to 20mSv/per year, which is the radiation ‘tolerance’ threshold for nuclear plant workers in the other countries. The nuclear lobby would like to raise further all today’s radiation ‘tolerance’ thresholds.
Which radiation risk model did they use? ICRP, I bet, which is silent on inhaled and ingested radioactivity, and underestimates risk of congenital defects by 10,000 times. If you care about the children run like hell and don’t look back. That was Professor Alexey Yablokov’s advice and it still stands with abundant studies made in the past 30 years to back it up.
Screenshot from 2017-11-23 20-17-25
Evacuating a nuclear disaster areas is (usually) a waste of time and money, says study
Over 110,000 people were moved from their homes following the…

View original post 1,050 more words

November 24, 2017 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

24 November REneweconomy news

  • How tech nerds can reinvent electricity before it’s too late
    There’s a growing mob that thinks it can reinvent electricity, from old to new, and from a supply-dominated industry-based model to consumers-in-control.
  • Here are 4 essential fixes for the National Energy Guarantee
    A policy that doesn’t encourage additional generation capacity won’t reduce high power prices. Here are four essential fixes for the NEG.
  • Australia corporate solar market ready to boom, says New Energy Solar
    The head of what will be Australia’s largest listed specialist solar investment fund is looking to tap the booming corporate solar sector.
  • BNEF: Turnbull’s NEG akin to joining gym and not lifting weights
    BNEF says NEG under current targets would achieve little, and be akin to finally signing up to a gym, and then refusing to lift any weights.
  • CEFC targets energy hungry shopping centres, with $200m finance deal
    CEFC tips $200m debt finance into QIC’s Global Real Estate flagship Shopping Centre Fund, in deal expected to deliver energy savings of between 30-40% using solar and energy efficiency.
  • Alinta dives back into coal with purchase of Loy Yang B
    Alinta dives back into coal, paying top dollar for Loy Yang B generator, suggesting it expects high prices and limp climate policies to continue.
  • First Australian corporate bulk-buy to deliver new 80MW wind farm
    An 80MW wind farm to be built near Ararat after first-of-kind contract with powerful consortium of 14 universities, corporations and Councils.
  • Is NEG just an elaborate plan to fund Turnbull’s vanity project?
    Latest advice from Energy Security board makes it clear that on current policy settings the NEG will not reduce emissions, cut costs or invite new wind and solar investment. But there may be something else afoot – Malcolm Turnbull’s vanity project.
  • 1414 plans two “gigawatt hour” silicon storage plants in S.A.
    South Australian company opens new manufacturing facility and says it plans to build two grid scale 1GWh silicon storage systems in the state.
  • Tesla big battery on track to be “energised” in coming days
    Tesla big battery fully installed and on time in South Australia, and about to be “energised” and tested by regulators and market operators.

November 24, 2017 Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy | Leave a comment