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The home of renewable news

CLIMATE NEWS

AUSTRALIA

The home of renewable news

The reality is that our planet is warming and the effects of climate change are already being felt.

There is no goal more important than moving towards net-zero emissions. It has long been acknowledged globally that renewable energy is the future. Yet, in Australia, dirty new gas and coal projects keep being planned and approved. This increases Australia’s carbon emissions and takes us backwards. The Australian Government continues to be in the pocket of the fossil fuel industry.

Australians are doing their part, constantly finding amazing ways to reduce emissions locally. Now we need the fossil fuel companies and the government to do theirs. Our news focuses on net-zero and what is taking us closer or further from this goal.

RECENT CLIMATE NEWS & INSIGHTS

Albanese Government Backs “Carbon Bomb” Scarborough-Pluto Gas Project

Despite pledging a more ambitious climate agenda, Albanese's Labor government has confirmed its support for the mega-polluting Scarborough-Pluto gas project in Western Australia. The AUD $16.5 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, owned by energy giant Woodside, would result in climate-heating emissions, equivalent to over 15 new coal-fired power stations.  Albanese promised Australians that Labor wanted to end the "climate wars". However, new [...]

By |June 24, 2022|Reports|

Climate Policies to Make Australia a Climate Leader

The Australian Labor Party was elected with a strong climate change policy mandate, and new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has promised Australia a "renewable energy superpower". Following years of conservative climate inaction, this outlook brings hope to the nation already suffering deeply from the consequences of climate change. Now, there is no time to lose deploying transformational policies for a [...]

By |June 24, 2022|Reports|

Renewable Energy is Revitalising Australian Industry (Video)

This video demonstrates how renewable energy is revitalising Australian industry and how Australia can become a global leader in zero-emissions exports. Renewable energy is revitalising industry in Australia and creating thousands of new jobs, says think tank Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE). But, federal government support is needed to unlock millions in new green investments. This is the perfect opportunity for [...]

By |June 23, 2022|Reports|

What Causes Water Pollution?

Water pollution affects millions of people worldwide, causing illness in humans and animals and damaging crucial ecosystems. This is despite the fact that access to safe drinking water and sanitation is considered a human right, according to the United Nations. Sewage plays a major role in the problem, as only about half of all household water is safely treated. Tackling this [...]

By |June 8, 2022|Pollution|

A Win for Climate Action as Australia Kicks Out Conservative Government

A victorious Labor Party celebrates its election win based on promises for stronger climate action in Australia. In Saturday's election, voters defied a conservative climate scare campaign and ousted Scott Morrison's Liberal-National Coalition. The incoming Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese, had pledged to "end the climate wars" synonymous with the nine years of conservative leadership. While the counting continues, Prime Minister Scott [...]

By |May 23, 2022|Reports|
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