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Managing the transition to a sustainable economy needs to be planned and swift. This workshop will bring together leading academics from a range of fields, such as engineering, psychology and economics, to better understand the challenges faced by contemporary policymakers in creating a new energy economy that must inevitably emerge in the face of global.
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[caption id="attachment_2927" align="alignright" width="420"]adrian ward Adrian Ward talks to senior industry and government representatives about CarbonGameTM, a real-time simulation designed to engage and inform industry, government and student participants on how emissions trading schemes work, and importantly, how companies go about managing their emissions under such policies.[/caption] 29.
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27 November 2013: The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) was a component of the ALP's Clean Energy Future Package. This week, media around Australia is covering the Senate Inquiry (Nov/Dec 2013) into the CEFC abolition and carbon price repeal. The Inquiry is underway in Canberra and public submissions closed 22 November. Here are some of the news.
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Don't miss Graham Readfearn's wrap up of COP 19 in Warsaw for The Guardian Australia. He tells how rich countries dodged the climate change blame game and how Australia has been criticised for slowing down the process of addressing climate change. The story also flags the Green Climate Fund which now has a board including one Australian,.
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June 2013 — The International Energy Agency and others say energy efficiency could be a big winner in combatting climate change  – but Australian policy-makers aren't taking full advantage of the potential opportunities, writes Alan Pears. THE Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) was instructed by the government (under pressure from the Greens) to prepare a comprehensive 100 per cent renewable scenario for.
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Nominations for the Prime Minister’s Environmentalist of the Year and Young Environmentalist of the Year awards opened on 4 February 2013. The awards recognise those unsung heroes in our community who have made an outstanding contribution in protecting our environment and creating a sustainable future for Australia. Environment Minister, Tony Burke, encourages any individuals, groups.
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