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University of Queensland research into effect of taxing electric vehicles finds without introducing buying incentives will slash sales by 25% and increase emissions by 40%.
The post EV tax will smash electric vehicle sales and lift emissions, UQ study finds appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Three UNSW researchers elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, including Renate Egan for her pioneering work
The post UNSW researchers honoured for work in renewables, water management, chemical engineering appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Vestas Ventures to fund early-stage start-ups in energy storage, grid flexibility, green transport and industry, and advanced materials.
The post Wind giant Vestas throws weight behind cleantech start-ups appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Canavan and Joyce lead the Nationals two day "caravan for coal" in the Hunter Valley, calling for new coal generators and saying bad things about wind and solar.
The post Canavan leads “caravan” for coal, urging Nationals to bury future in fossil fuels appeared first on RenewEconomy.
The Energy Security Board's post-2025 NEM redesign could laydown the path to an effective decarbonisation of Australia's main electricity grid.
The post Market reforms will pave the way to a flexible, decarbonised, decentralised grid appeared first on RenewEconomy.
CEFC strikes $125m deal with TransGrid to deliver new network infrastructure, helping to fund Snowy 2.0's connection to the main grid.
The post CEFC chips in to help fund transmission links for Snowy 2.0 appeared first on RenewEconomy.
COMMENT: How the credibility of sustainable development impact claims can strengthen – or compromise – the voluntary carbon market
Stanford researchers develop ultrafast perovskite manufacturing process which is cheaper and four times faster than traditional manufacturing.
The post Stanford scientists invent ultrafast perovskite solar module manufacturing process appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Report suggests tree growth will not store nearly as much carbon as scientists hoped
Global heating appears to be making trees drop their leaves earlier, according to new research, confounding the idea that warmer temperatures delay the onset of autumn.
The finding is important because trees draw huge amounts of carbon dioxide from the air and therefore play a key role in managing the climate.Continue reading...
Regulation will help prevent deaths of 1m waterbirds by lead poisoning every year
Lead shot is to be banned from all wetlands in the European Union, in a decision that is expected to pave the way for phasing out all toxic ammunition.
The European parliament voted against objections lodged by far-right parties, allowing the European commission to introduce the new regulations by the end of the year.Continue reading...
UN warns about consequences of not conserving water and tackling climate crisis
About 1.5 billion people are suffering severe water scarcity or even drought, as a combination of climate breakdown, rising demand and poor management has made agriculture increasingly difficult across swathes of the globe.Continue reading...
Market operator sees no breach of the reliability standard this summer thanks to the more than five gigawatt of wind and solar additions in last 12 months.
The post Big wind and solar additions mean no supply shortfall this summer, but risks remain appeared first on RenewEconomy.
New modelling suggests battery storage, rather than a new gas generator, would be a lower cost replacement for Liddell power station.
The post Renewables and batteries, not gas, the best solution to Liddell closure, new report says appeared first on RenewEconomy.