World view

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An environmental group’s analysis shows the five largest United States banks have started lending to coal companies again now that they’re out of bankruptcy.

18.05.2018
Category: World view

Resounding cheers greeted Jacinda Ardern and James Shaw when they went to Victoria University last Thursday to explain that morning's announcement that no more offshore oil and gas exploration permits will be granted. Gratifying...

25.04.2018
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24.04.2018
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When we talk about individual countries and what they’re doing about climate change, the focus tends to be on the two big emitters, the US and China, as well as some of your sexier renewable energy leaders, your Germanys and your...

24.04.2018
Category: World view

Peter Thiel, Facebook investor and Donald Trump supporter, is by all accounts a terrible person. He did, however, come up with one classic line about the disappointments of modern technology: “We wanted flying cars, instead we...

24.04.2018
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The Trump Administration has taken a number of steps to help the ailing U.S. coal industry, but some think its biggest savior may turn out to be foreign countries in need of energy.

24.04.2018
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The electricity grid that supplies power to Australia's populated east coast is one of the biggest machines on earth. It is troubling that in 2018 its future risks being determined by the vagaries of political ideology.

13.04.2018
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The 16th annual International Energy Forum (IEF) Ministerial is taking place in New Delhi this week, and Indian premier Narendra Modi pulled no punches when it came to advocating India’s energy interests in his opening address to...

13.04.2018
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The Finnish government has committed in its national climate and energy strategy to drafting a bill by the end of the electoral term that specifies a transition period for abandoning the use of coal in energy production by 2030....

13.04.2018
Category: World view

The Canberra community knows that the future is clean, green and renewable. With an ambitious 100 per cent renewable electricity target and some of the lowest electricity prices in the country, we are realising this vision right...

10.04.2018
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The economic growth and the vast population make the country’s energy policy critical.

10.04.2018
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Once globally vilified for extensive air pollution due to heavy coal usage, China now talks a big game about its environmental efforts after the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate pact. But, beyond its borders, the country...

07.04.2018
Category: World view
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