Monthly Archives: June 2014

A new Draft National Strategy for Community Energy will help articulate what is needed to support the new community energy sector which has emerged in Australia. A summary of the strategy has been released to participants of the inaugural Community Energy Congress, occurring 16-17 June in Canberra. The ground breaking plan was developed by the sector.
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June 5, 2014: This year, the Australian Conservation Foundation, the Wilderness Society, WWF - Australia and the Places You Love Alliance have released the following statement. "As environment groups representing around 1.5 million Australians, we are deeply concerned about the security of Australia’s World Heritage areas on this World Environment Day 2014. [caption id="attachment_3187" align="alignright" width="403"] Read more
June 2014: Swinburne’s innovative new Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre (AMDC) is open for use and allowing students to collaboratively work and learn in an environmentally friendly space. swinburne1 With floors one to six, including classrooms, laboratories and café-style lounge recently open‌ing, Swinburne’s second 5-star Green Star building,.
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3 June 2014: In what may be a defining legacy of the Obama administration, the United States Environmental Protection Agency has announced far reaching regulations to set a national standard to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants. “In what is being called the ‘Super Bowl of climate change’, US President Barack Obama has signalled.
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By Blair Palese, 350.org 29 May 2014 — A recent article in the Australian Financial Review suggested that the fossil fuel divestment message is falling on deaf ears in Australia, the backyard of the coal industry, despite significant wins internationally. A survey, commissioned by the Minerals Council of Australia, the peak advocacy body representing mining companies such.
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