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Zero net emissions targets and climate action plans need to be reflected in 2040 Hume Council Horizons Vision – Submission

My submission to the Draft City of Hume Horizons 2040 document to Hume Council. Quickly pulled together with 24 hours notice and submitted an hour before the midnight deadline. The Hume 2040 Horizons document can be read and tracked through…

Reduction in commercial flights due to COVID-19 leading to less accurate weather forecasts

(American Geophysical Union) Weather forecasts have become less accurate during the COVID-19 pandemic due to the reduction in commercial flights, according to new research. A new study in AGU’s journal Geophysical Research Letters finds the world lost 50-75% of its aircraft weather observations between March and May of this year, when many flights were grounded due to the pandemic.

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World’s largest oil firm agrees to carbon cuts to tackle climate crisis

The world’s biggest oil company, Saudi Aramco, has joined an alliance of oil companies to set the first industry-wide target to help tackle the climate crisis by setting carbon emissions goals. Saudi Arabia’s state oil giant has agreed to reduce…

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New Paper Shows Hidden Cost Of Net-Zero Decarbonization

The UK faces a £200 billion bill to rewire the country if the government follows through on plans to electrify the country’s homes and transport systems. That’s because the installation of electric car chargers and heat pumps will push up…

New Paper Shows Hidden Cost Of Net-Zero Decarbonization

The UK faces a £200 billion bill to rewire the country if the government follows through on plans to electrify the country’s homes and transport systems. That’s because the installation of electric car chargers and heat pumps will push up…

Energy Politics

‘New deal’ risks fuelling emissions and eroding building standards

Boris Johnson’s plan to build tens of thousands of new homes risks locking in high carbon emissions for decades to come, if they are built to today’s poor efficiency standards instead of being designed for net zero carbon. The prime…

World’s Biggest Liquid Air Battery – ‘The Climate Emission Killer’ – is Now Under Construction in England

One of the biggest challenges with widespread implementation of renewable energy is storage—but now in England, a trailblazing company is developing the world’s first liquid-air battery storage facility for renewable energy. And the zero-emission concept costs half as much to produce as lithium-ion batteries. Capable of powering 200,000 homes for a whole day and storing […]

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Let’s end Australia’s climate and energy warfare, Albanese tells Morrison

Anthony Albanese has dumped Labor’s former backing of Malcolm Turnbull’s national energy guarantee and opened the door for taxpayer support for carbon capture and storage technologies, in a major overture to Scott Morrison to reach bipartisan agreement on energy policy….