Issue date : Tue 14 July, 2020
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 08 Seconds
Number of items : 37
Carbon pricing works: the largest-ever study puts it beyond doubt
The Conversation
Tue 14 July, 2020
Putting a price on carbon should reduce emissions, because it makes dirty production processes more expensive than clean ones, right?
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The Australian Financial Review
Carbon pricing still has a future: study
7 News
Study shows carbon prices work effectively
The Canberra Times
Perthnow
The Newcastle Herald
The West Australian
Yahoo News
The Canberra Times
Pricing on carbon helped slow emissions: research
Cleantech stocks bounce back from Covid, set scene for green recovery
Reneweconomy
Tue 14 July, 2020
The Deloitte Australian CleanTech Index followed the wider Australian market and bounced back after the shock from the COVID-19 pandemic. The ASX200 grew by 16% this quarter, with the DACT20 Index closely behind, growing by 14.5%.
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McCain chips in with renewables at Ballarat plant
The Australian Financial Review
Tue 14 July, 2020
Potato chip producer McCain Foods has started installing 17,000 solar panels on the ground and on the roof of the carpark at its main Australian production plant in Ballarat as part of what is thought to be the country's largest "behind the meter" renewable energy system.
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Gas giant Santos studies 'blue hydrogen' expansion
The Age
Tue 14 July, 2020
Santos is exploring the potential to produce hydrogen out of natural gas at its operations in the Cooper Basin, becoming the latest gas giant to eye an expansion into the fuel that many believe is primed to play a crucial role in the world's future energy mix.
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The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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The Australian Financial Review
Santos examines hydrogen for Moomba
Exploring potential of solar-flow batteries
Cosmos
Tue 14 July, 2020
Scientists continue to advance the potential to use solar-flow batteries to provide electricity in remote areas.
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Why Europe is ‘giving away’ electric cars
News.com.au
Tue 14 July, 2020
Government subsidies, slow sales and aggressive emissions targets mean bargains are on the cards for buyers, but not in Australia.
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NT News
The Advertiser
The Geelong Advertiser
The Weekly Times
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Rising sea levels and river delta growth
Cosmos
Tue 14 July, 2020
Sea-level rise and subsidence, which can drown river deltas, can also drive the phenomenon of river avulsion, in which rivers rapidly change course, according to a new study.
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NSW gains second Renewable Energy Zone
Utility Magazine
Mon 13 July, 2020
A second Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) is set to be developed in the New England region with the New South Wales Government revealing a new $79 million plan.
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Japan vows to slash financing of coal power in developing world
The Australian Financial Review
Mon 13 July, 2020
Tokyo | Japan’s environment minister has hailed a “turning point” in his country’s climate change policy after vowing to slash its much-criticised support for coal power in the developing world.
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Australian Ethical divests Mercer parent company
Financial Standard
Mon 13 July, 2020
Australian Ethical has pulled the plug on a $5 million shareholding in Marsh & McLennan, pointing to the provision of insurance services to a mining conglomerate as grounds for the divestment.
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What could Australia’s clean energy future look like?
Pursuit
Mon 13 July, 2020
Amid the gloom, the COVID-19 crisis has created opportunities to accelerate existing and emerging technologies to make Australia a renewable energy superpower
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Plans unveiled for $52m Bayswater power plant upgrade
ABC News
Mon 13 July, 2020
The operator of the Bayswater Power Station in the NSW Hunter Valley has released plans for a $52 million upgrade, including an increase to its coal ash recycling.
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Renewables-dominated South Australia delivering cheaper power than Vic, NSW
Reneweconomy
Mon 13 July, 2020
South Australian consumers are starting to reap the benefits of the state’s world-leading renewable energy grid, with falling wholesale electricity prices in the state now delivering cheaper power than either Victoria or New South Wales.
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Uni Newcastle’s printable solar cell innovation gets real-world test
Reneweconomy
Mon 13 July, 2020
The University of Newcastle has welcomed the ‘real-world’ deployment of its flexible and printable solar model innovations that researchers hope will accelerate the commercialisation of the “disruptive” technology.
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Call for building codes to recognise climate risks
Government News
Mon 13 July, 2020
The body tasked with reporting to government on building regulation has joined international code developers and researchers in calling for building codes to recognise the risks of climate change.
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Giant 'urban' mammal facing extinction in next five years
Yahoo News
Mon 13 July, 2020
Experts warn that the North Atlantic right whale is on the brink of extinction, and unless urgent action is taken they will reach a point of no return in five years.
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Coronavirus blamed for latest delay to National Carp Control Plan
ABC News
Mon 13 July, 2020
The plan to determine whether a carp herpes virus is released into Australian waterways will not be reviewed by the Federal Government until at least October this year, around nine months after it was originally expected to be published.
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Pink ‘watermelon snow’ appears on Italian alps
News.com.au
Mon 13 July, 2020
Scientists are investigating after a mysterious pink snow appeared on top of an Italian glacier, which they believe is being caused by algae.
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The Advertiser
The Australian
The Courier Mail
The Herald Sun
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Sydney expects burst of wind and rain while heavy snow and dangerous surf to hit NSW
The Sydney Morning Herald
Mon 13 July, 2020
An intense low-pressure system forming off NSW has brought the biggest dump of snow to the state's highest resorts for the season, heavy rain to the South Coast and the prospect of dangerous surf and storms reaching Sydney and beyond in coming days.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday