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Australian news, and some related international items

Queensland grid needs to double in size for zero emissions, CleanCo says — RenewEconomy

CleanCo CEO says time to seize the huge decarbonisation opportunities available through solar – “the lowest cost energy” ever seen. The post Queensland grid needs to double in size for zero emissions, CleanCo says appeared first on RenewEconomy.

Queensland grid needs to double in size for zero emissions, CleanCo says — RenewEconomy

July 22, 2021 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Queensland to produce 10-year plan for renewables to bring back industry — RenewEconomy

Cheap renewables and a focus on renewable hydrogen production could revitalise Australia’s manufacturing industries, Queensland minister says. The post Queensland to produce 10-year plan for renewables to bring back industry appeared first on RenewEconomy.

Queensland to produce 10-year plan for renewables to bring back industry — RenewEconomy

July 22, 2021 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Olympic & Nuke Villages: Humiliating People, Ignoring Life — limitless life

Dear Friend, I am almost daily sending out BCC messages to have the Tokyo Olympic Games cancelled. President Thomas Bach is increasingly criticized for ignoring the Japanese public opinion. The Japanese have the impression that the infamous “nuclear village” is little different from the current “Olympic village”. The Japanese are not happy to see Japan thus […]

The Olympic & Nuke Villages: Humiliating People, Ignoring Life — limitless life

July 22, 2021 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Global investors pump hundreds of billions into renewables in shift from fossil fuels — RenewEconomy

A record $US501 billion ($A683 billion) was invested in the clean energy sector in the last financial year. The post Global investors pump hundreds of billions into renewables in shift from fossil fuels appeared first on RenewEconomy.

Global investors pump hundreds of billions into renewables in shift from fossil fuels — RenewEconomy

July 22, 2021 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Battery storage faces two year wait for new rules that optimise its use — RenewEconomy

Battery storage industry happy with new rules that recognise some of their multiple tools, but not pleased with another two-year wait. The post Battery storage faces two year wait for new rules that optimise its use appeared first on RenewEconomy.

Battery storage faces two year wait for new rules that optimise its use — RenewEconomy

July 22, 2021 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Too Much

The Climate in Emergency

Too much rain, to much drought, too much fire, too much waste, too much news. The problem is that I went hiking yesterday and, though I had a good time, got behind on some of my projects. Normally, that wouldn’t be a problem–there are certainly things I can say about climate change that don’t take very long to write–but this week doing less than a fully-researched piece seems wrong.

I have seen a photograph of a street in Europe piled with flood debris almost up to the second windows. I have seen a photograph of a pasture in Montana where the grass has died from drought, grass that was meant to be the winter forage of a herd of cattle–a family’s livelihood, gone. It seems important to weave all this together, to understand how it fits, and I am discombobulated by busyness, by mild but real sleep deprivation, by the…

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July 22, 2021 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment