Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

One year on, how good is Morrison’s climate and energy denial? — RenewEconomy

One year after Scott Morrison took the reins as PM – and appointed Angus Taylor federal energy minister – the divide over the country’s energy and climate future is as deep and depressing as ever. How good is that? The post One year on, how good is Morrison’s climate and energy denial? appeared first on…

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Is Coalition trying to sell the CEFC they could not close? Apparently not — RenewEconomy

SMH report claiming the federal government’s $10 billion Clean Energy Finance Corporation is up for sale has been hosed down by both the Coalition, and the green bank itself. The post Is Coalition trying to sell the CEFC they could not close? Apparently not appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Solar sends Queensland wholesale day-time prices to zero six days in a row — RenewEconomy

Queensland day-time prices hit zero or below for sixth day in a row, while prices go negative for 10th day in a row in South Australia. The post Solar sends Queensland wholesale day-time prices to zero six days in a row appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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ARENA backs solar hydrogen plant in Brisbane as electrolyser costs tipped to plunge — RenewEconomy

A $3.1m pilot project to produce green hydrogen via electrolysis at existing BOC gas facility in Queensland wins $950,000 from Australian Renewable Energy Agency. The post ARENA backs solar hydrogen plant in Brisbane as electrolyser costs tipped to plunge appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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5B plans solar “speed record” for 10GW plant in north Australia — RenewEconomy

5B plans to deploy “big field” Maverick models and set solar installation “speed record” for proposed 10GW mega-project in Northern Territory The post 5B plans solar “speed record” for 10GW plant in north Australia appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Sports bodies need to make own assessments of Fukushima: Greenpeace nuclear specialist — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

“The first thing is … don’t trust the Japanese government, educate yourself. If you’re an organizing body, get independent verification and independent information about what the relative radiation levels are, what the risks are,” Burnie said.” Nuclear specialist warns of unknown long-term health, environmental risks from Japan’s radioactive water disposal plan Shaun Burnie, senior nuclear […]

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Nuclear Inquiries in Australian Parliaments

1 FEDERAL Submissions about the proposed National Radioactive Waste Management Facility in Kimba or the Flinders Ranges.  The Standing Committee on Environment and Energy are accepting submissions to the ‘Inquiry into the prerequisites for nuclear energy in Australia’ until 16 September 2019. Please write your own submission or use FOE’s online proforma.

2. FEDERAL. Inquiry into the prerequisites for nuclear energy in Australia (Submissions close 16 September 2019 https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House/Environment_and_Energy/Nuclearenergy?fbclid=IwAR0Sw4LB2qdcxSI6U6l67lI7Mwz9IEWw7_0RIq3mtN-nfpkfBn4z2VkQGog

3, NEW SOUTH WALES. Uranium Mining and Nuclear Facilities (Prohibitions) Repeal Bill 2019(Submissions close 18 October 2019)

https://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/committees/inquiries/Pages/inquiry-details.aspx?pk=2525#tab-termsofreference

4 .Inquiry to explore Victoria going nuclear

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