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Queensland sets new renewables targets: 70% by 2032, 80% by 2035, coal reliance phaseout by 2035

“We are facing a climate emergency,” Premier Anastacia Palaszczuk said in her State of the State address at a CEDA function. She noted that Queensland is facing dramatic problems from rising sea levels in Torres Strait, record “rain bombs”, bushfires,…

England’s Fracking Ban Lifted In Bid For Energy Independence

Britain on Thursday formally lifted a moratorium on fracking for shale gas in England that has been in place since 2019, saying strengthening the country’s energy supply was an “absolute priority”. Energy prices have soared in Europe after Russia invaded…

Victoria cut emissions by 29.8% on 2005 levels by 2020. There is a pathway to decarbonisation by 2035 to meet 1.5C target.

The Victorian Premier, Dan Andrews, announced on 20 September that Victoria Smashes Emissions Targets. Victoria achieved a 29.8 per cent emissions cut on 2005 levels up to and including 2020. Victoria had set an Emissions Reduction Target of 15 to 20 per…

King Charles III’s climate, environment beliefs are messy – The Washington Post

Listen 7 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article When King Charles III assumed the throne last week after the death of his mother, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, some commentators were quick to point out that the septuagenarian could be…

Climate Scaremongers Take Note: It Was Hotter In 1976!

For weeks we have been told that this year’s warm summer is due to climate change. The BBC’s Justin Rowlatt was quite clear: ‘We know what is behind this – greenhouse gas emissions caused by our burning of fossil fuels…

The crown and climate – The New York Times

The new king of Britain, Charles III, has long been outspoken on conservation and climate change. So I want to use today’s newsletter to fill in some context about Charles, the institution he represents, and his country’s efforts to tackle…

King Charles’ Environmentalism May Test Relations With Truss – TIME

For more than half a century, the late Queen’s son Prince Charles—now King Charles III—has beaten the environmental drum with increasing intensity. In his early twenties, he gave prescient speeches on pollution. In his middle age, he founded high profile…

Green-Energy Transition Is A ‘Dangerous Delusion’: Report

An Aug. 30 report argues that the idea of totally transitioning from fossil fuels is a “dangerous delusion.” “The lessons of the recent decade make it clear that [solar, wind, and battery] SWB technologies cannot be surged in times of…

Mythical Welsh Kingdom Drowned by the Sea Could Have Existed According to Glacier Research and Famous Map

A mythical kingdom lost to the sea as part of a Welsh tradition dating to the Medieval period could have really existed according to new evidence on the evolution of the Welsh coastline The research started with the earliest surviving map of Great Britain, on which two islands are depicted in Cardigan Bay in west […]

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Synthetic turf and microplastics under investigation by NSW Chief Scientist

The Office of the Chief Scientist in New South Wales is currently investigating the use of synthetic turf and its environmental impacts, including the generation of microplastics.  Professor HUGH DURRANT-WHYTE, Commissioner, Natural Resources Commission, and NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer…

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