The “bonanza” obtained for the sale of electricity transmission network TransGrid will come back to haunt NSW consumers for decades to come.
Queensland is the only state in Australia where the wind industry has yet to establish itself. That could change quickly in the next year or so.
Greg Hunt has conceded that world’s current emissions reduction pledges – including Australia’s, presumably – are not ambitious enough to limit global warming to 2°C.
While we will officially meet our Kyoto target, Australian emissions will not fall to -5 per cent on 2000 levels by 2020.
Report says 2°C climate target world mean no new coal mines, peak oil by 2020, and muted gas growth – and put $2trn of fossil fuel assets at risk.
New renewables investment in 2014 in 55 developing world nations reached US$126 billion, over half of which went to emerging markets.
California Governor – “Taking significant amounts of carbon our of our economy without harming its vibrancy is
exactly the sort of challenge at which California excels.”
As global leaders sit around the negotiating table at the Paris climate talks, discussion will quickly turn to the carbon budget and how to spend it.
Carbon emissions from cars, trucks, trains and airplanes could be reduced by half if cities worldwide widely adopt better public transit and EVs.
After successfully driving from Melbourne to Sydney on one charge, Brighsun’s all-electric bus has clocked a Guinness World Record of 1,018km on one charge.