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Elon mush in a Model S

Tesla chief executive likens attacks on electric cars to campaigns of misinformation by big tobacco and climate sceptics

Australia: How Do We Get To The Next Million Solar Roofs?

by Guest July 30, 2013
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By Kylie Catchpole There are now one million Australian homes with solar electricity. That means 2.5 million Australians now rely on solar power – more than the population of Brisbane. Australians have clearly shown their enthusiasm for generating clean energy – so how do we get to the next million? Early risers As recently as [...]

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Is Carbon Pricing In Australia Reducing Emissions?

by Guest July 3, 2013
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By Jenny Riesz and Roger Dargaville, University of Melbourne Australia’s carbon pricing mechanism has been vilified by the Federal Opposition and certain members of the business community, but it is a key part of Australia’s response to climate change. So one year on, where does it stand? Far from being “absolutely catastrophic” and a “wrecking [...]

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How A Giant Tree’s Death Sparked The Conservation Movement 160 Years Ago

by Guest June 28, 2013
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160 years ago a giant sequoia in California was cut down, becoming the inspiration for the national park system

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Looking Back From 2030: How The Climate War Was Won

by Guest June 24, 2013
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By John Wiseman, University of Melbourne and Gerald Frape Minimising serious debate about climate change risks and solutions looks likely to be a key feature of the Australian media’s approach to the 2013 election campaign. There are however two powerful reasons why this silence is profoundly disturbing and misguided. Evidence of the likelihood and risks [...]

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Global Warming Predictions Prove Accurate

by Guest April 2, 2013
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Analysis of climate change modelling for past 15 years reveal accurate forecasts of rising global temperatures

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Peugeot’s Hybrid Air: The Car Of The Future That Runs On Air

by Guest March 24, 2013
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It will be cheaper than a Toyota Prius, do more than 80 miles to the gallon and could completely shake up the car industry. The Peugeot engineers behind the Hybrid Air reveal that they couldn’t even tell their families about the top-secret project

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Climate ‘Belief’ Is Politics, Not Science

by Guest March 14, 2013

By Clive Hamilton It is hard to imagine a scientific breakthrough more abstract and less politically contentious than Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Yet in Weimar Germany in the 1920s it attracted fierce controversy, with conservatives and ultra-nationalists reading it as a vindication of their opponents – liberals, socialists, pacifists and Jews. They could not [...]

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Large Rise In CO2 Emissions Sounds Climate Change Alarm

by Guest March 10, 2013
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Hopes for ‘safe’ temperature increase within 2C fade as Hawaii station documents second-greatest emissions increase

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Shark Killings Exceed 100m Every Year As Humans Become The Predators

by Guest March 3, 2013
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Many species may vanish in our lifetime, warn conservationists ahead of a critical meeting

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