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[caption id="attachment_4320" align="alignright" width="234"]Emma Herd, IGCC Emma Herd, IGCC[/caption] 6 June 2016: The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) has published seven climate change policy priorities which investors believe are critical for managing risk and unlocking investment in low carbon finance opportunities. “The seven policy priorities identified.
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National electricity demand and emissions continue to grow according to the April 2016 Carbon Emissions Index (CEDEX®) Report by pitt&sherry and The Australia Institute (TAI). More specifically, the report indicates that electricity generation, demand and consumption continues to be on the increase nationally following a seventeen month trend. The total annual demand in the NEM.
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The Paris agreement on climate and the global consensus on a comprehensive set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are signals that a business-as-usual approach to meeting 21st-century challenges is hopeless. A deep societal and economic transformation to sustainable ways of living is essential. Australia could make a good start towards this transformation by scrapping.
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16 March 2016: The International Energy Agency analysis shows energy-related CO2 emissions stalled for the second year in a row as renewable energy surged. Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) – the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions – stayed flat for the second year in a row, according to analysis of preliminary data for.
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7 March 2016: The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced $8.4 million funding support for Canadian Solar and Scouller Energy to construct a 5 MW DC (4.5 MW AC) solar farm near Normanton in far North-West Queensland. ARENA CEO Ivor Frischknecht said Normanton Solar Farm would help demonstrate how integrating solar into the grid can improve energy reliability in.
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15 March 2016: Employment in renewable energy activity fell by 3 per cent from 2013-14 to 2014-15 continuing a trend from 2011-12, according to an Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) publication. [caption id="attachment_4194" align="alignright" width="200"]Mark Lound Mark Lound, Australian Bureau of Statistics[/caption] ABS Director of Environmental Statistics,.
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