Issue date : Wed 10 October, 2018
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 18 Seconds
Number of items : 39
Australia's top scientist calls for hydrogen revolution to replace fossil fuels
The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed 10 October, 2018
The federal government’s top scientist Alan Finkel says Australia could slash global carbon emissions and create a multi-billion dollar export industry by developing hydrogen as an everyday energy source to replace fossil fuels used in vehicles, homes and industry.
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The Canberra Times
WAToday
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Angus Taylor in new drive for reliable power supply post-NEG
The Australian Financial Review
Wed 10 October, 2018
Federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor will unveil a fresh push to keep alive the reliability mechanism in the now-abandoned National Energy Guarantee in a move that will put the greatest pressure on states that have the highest renewable energy targets.
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Bright future for Australia shipping sunshine to Japan
The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed 10 October, 2018
If you pull up at a refuelling station in Tokyo, as I did last month, you’ll notice that there’s a new force in town – hydrogen.
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US warns hurricane may bring ‘total devastation’
News.com.au
Wed 10 October, 2018
FLORIDA Governor Rick Scott is warning that Hurricane Michael is a “massive storm” that could bring “total devastation” to parts of the state.
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Australia moves to El Niño alert and the drought is likely to continue
The Conversation
Wed 10 October, 2018
The chances of an El Niño developing late in 2018 have increased and this week the Bureau moved to El Niño ALERT. This means that model outlooks and observations indicate there is approximately a 70% chance that El Niño will develop in the coming months. Current patterns in the Pacific are similar to the early stages of past El Niño, with warm water shifting east towards South America.
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Holland’s zero-waste distillery is making vodka out of tulips
SBS World News Australia
Wed 10 October, 2018
Holland stands out for a few things – tulips, clogs and exceptional progress in the field of sustainability, to name three. The Dutch are known for bringing the world’s first plastic-free shopping aisle to a national supermarket chain, and for the Waste is Delicious initiative, which saves produce destined for the bin and transforms the ingredients into new edible items like soups, chutneys and beer. In short, when it comes to waste reduction, the Dutch are nailing it.
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Warnings of supercell storms as wet conditions persist
News.com.au
Wed 10 October, 2018
WEDNESDAY is shaping up to be a day of wild weather with meteorologists warning destructive thunderstorms are brewing and could bring drenching rains, hail and fierce winds.
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States' climate risks are rising, led by health impacts: Moody's
The Sydney Morning Herald
Tue 9 October, 2018
Australia's states face increasing threats from climate change but their economic diversity will be key to providing a buffer against the worst of the economic fallout, according to international ratings agency Moody's.
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The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
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Australia’s enviro minister contradicts top climate experts
The New Daily
Tue 9 October, 2018
Australia’s new environment minister has taken the astonishingly audacious move of contradicting a call by the world’s leading panel of climate experts to quickly abandon coal power.
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5 things you can do right now to reduce climate change
SBS World News Australia
Tue 9 October, 2018
For the first time, the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report includes suggestions for how consumers can help tackle climate change - including changes in consumption and lifestyle choices.
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Labor, Coalition square off in Great Barrier Reef election
The Australian Financial Review
Tue 9 October, 2018
Australia faces a climate change election on the fate of the Great Barrier Reef after a landmark report warned that coral reefs would be destroyed by global warming of 2 degrees Celsius.
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The heat in the east: Wentworth goes into fierce battle for climate and democracy
The Fifth Estate
Tue 9 October, 2018
The timing couldn’t be worse if you’ve hitched your wagon to the Liberal Party and standing for Malcolm Turnbull’s old seat of Wentworth in Sydney’s east. Against you is the most alarming report yet on climate, a prime minister who’s sticking to coal against all the odds, a string of decisions by the state government that are testing notions of democracy and an electorate that’s hopping with fury in the streets and meetings everywhere.
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Climate action makes economic sense
The Age
Tue 9 October, 2018
If you do not trust the International Panel on Climate Change, you should probably not trust the Nobel prize for economics. Yale economist William Nordhaus has just won the highest honour in his profession partly for his work on the economics of climate change.
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Coalition’s breathtakingly stupid response to IPCC climate report
Reneweconomy
Tue 9 October, 2018
It wasn’t too hard to predict what the Coalition government’s responses to the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report would be – you just needed to know where they would be making them.
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Australia's economic recovery rides on fossil fuels
The Australian Financial Review
Tue 9 October, 2018
In my first interview as resources minister two years ago, an ABC interviewer asked if I felt like I had arrived at a party after everyone had gone home. I had to ask her to explain her point, which turned out to be, the mining boom is over so the mining industry is no longer important to the Australian economy.
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Australia rooftop solar installations pass 7.5GW milestone
Reneweconomy
Tue 9 October, 2018
Australia installed another 125MW of small-scale rooftop solar in the month of September, taking the total for calendar 2018 to 1.09GW and beating the 2017 total with three months left in the year.
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Keen investors putting ClearSky Solar Investments on growth trajectory
The Fifth Estate
Tue 9 October, 2018
According to ClearSky Solar Investments, which took out the biggest honours at the Green Globe Awards in Sydney last week, there is no shortage of retail investors for renewable energy to supply commercial buildings.
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We are suffering from a trilemma of our own creation
Reneweconomy
Tue 9 October, 2018
The Energiewende(energy transition) ‘is the planned transition by Germany to a low carbon, environmentally sound, reliable, and affordable energy supply’.
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Neoen halves wind component of SA renewable hydrogen superhub
Reneweconomy
Tue 9 October, 2018
Neoen Australia has halved the size of the wind power component of its proposed Crystal Brook Energy Park, as it prepares to showcase the potentially world-leading hybrid renewables hub before the State Commission Assessment Panel in South Australia.
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SA koalas bound for England
News.com.au
Tue 9 October, 2018
Six koalas and two wombats are leaving Adelaide's Cleland Wildlife bound for the southwest of England.
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NT News
SBS World News Australia
The Courier Mail
The Geelong Advertiser
The Herald Sun
The Mercury
The West Australian
Yahoo!7 News
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9 News
Adelaide koalas and wombats off to England
Waste canola oil improves fertiliser
9 News
Tue 9 October, 2018
A new material made from canola oil waste could be key in improving fertilisers and helping sustain global food production, a new study has found.
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Sydney businesses celebrated for straw-free movement
Food & Beverage
Tue 9 October, 2018
The Sydney Doesn’t Suck collaboration, led by City of Sydney councillor Jess Miller, has walked away with the Food for Good Award at National Good Food Guide 2018.
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