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Thursday, May 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
We will meet renewable energy targets largely with wind. But community attitudes and acceptance rely on a number of factors beyond mere aestheticsA known side-effect of wishing for things is that they tend to come true. Wishing, as most of us do, for the rapid decarbonisation of the machines we use to generate electricity results in physical changes that manifest in Australian communities
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2017-05-11 19:11:14
Monday, March 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Protection mechanism in tornado-hit turbines caused drop in power that led to entire system being tripped, Aemo saysThe state-wide blackout in South Australia which prompted a national political storm over energy policy was caused by extreme weather, which triggered a cascading sequence resulting in the state separating from the national energy market, according to a final assessment from the Australian Energy Market Operator
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2017-03-27 21:53:41
Monday, March 6th, 2017      Leave a Comment
There’s broad support for climate policies in every state and county, but Americans view global warming as a distant problem
The Yale Program on Climate Change Communication published the findings of its 2016 survey on American public opinion about climate change. The results are interesting – in some ways confusing – and yet they reveal surprisingly broad support for action to address climate change
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2017-03-06 05:00:11