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CLIMATE NEWS

AUSTRALIA

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

The Energy Price Relief Plan: A New Era of Cheaper, Cleaner Energy?

In response to soaring fossil fuel prices, the Albanese government intervened to implement an Energy Price Relief Plan to shield Australians from the global energy shock. The new laws will mean consumers are not subject to the "war-time whims" of the international market, said Treasurer Jim Chalmers. The government's plan includes: A 12-month emergency gas price cap will limit producers from charging more than [...]

By |December 21, 2022|Reports|

Eight New Grid-Scale Batteries will Boost Australia’s Renewable Energy Storage Tenfold

Australia will install eight grid-scale batteries to store renewable energy around the country, boosting the main grid storage capacity tenfold.  Minister for Climate Change & Energy Chris Bowen announced the developments would receive AUD $176 million from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency's (ARENA) Large Scale Battery Storage funding round. This initial government funding will open up almost AUD $3 billion of investment [...]

By |December 21, 2022|Reports|

Carmichael: Why Should We Stop the Adani Coal Mine

This video explains why we should stop the Adani coal mine.  In December 2021, Indian mining giant Adani stated it would export the first load of coal from the Carmichael coal mine. This is eight years behind schedule, partly due to the protest efforts of environmental groups and Traditional Owners. Earlier in 2021, the Adani Group rebranded its Australian business [...]

By |December 21, 2022|Coal, Corporations|

Australia To Host Major Environment Summit in 2024 to Promote Investment in Nature

Australia will bring the world's environment leaders together at a major environment summit in 2024. The global Positive Nature Summit aims to secure billions of dollars in investment to protect and replenish the natural world. Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek made the announcement while attending the COP15 biodiversity conference in Montreal. Australia will host the summit to "supercharge private investment in protecting [...]

By |December 21, 2022|Reports|

Australian Coal And Gas Exporters Gain AUD $85 billion Windfall Profits (Video)

The Australia Institute calls for taxing the billions in profits made by Australian coal and gas companies to fund the cost-of-living crisis and the transition to clean energy. Watch this video to find out more. Australian coal and gas exporters have reaped additional windfall profits of up to AUD $85 billion, according to new research by the Australia Institute, a [...]

By |December 19, 2022|Reports|