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A new Friends of the Earth analysis finds wind energy has created jobs and delivered investment for North Queensland communities, while making a strong contribution to cutting Australia’s carbon emissions. Drawing on modeling from Sinclair Knight Merz (now Jacobs),* Friends of the Earth estimate North Queensland’s only operating wind farm, Windy Hill, has: Created 19 […]
Totally Renewable Yackandandah have secured funding for their efforts to turn the town’s electricity 100% renewable. The Daniel Andrews government’s commitment to establishing a Victorian Renewable Energy Target announced yesterday will further the potential of community efforts in our state. Indigo Shire Council and the Yackandandah Chamber of Commerce have together committed $10,000 to support the […]
MEDIA RELEASE: Andrews govt commitment to Vic Renewable Energy Target welcome: Time for Abbott govt to remove roadblocks Friends of the Earth welcome the Andrews government’s commitment to reinstating a Victorian Renewable Energy Target. The organisation, representing thousands of Victorians, join the call for Prime Minister Abbott to remove roadblocks to state leadership on renewable energy. “The Abbott government is […]
At the turn of the decade, the anti-wind lobby escalated its campaign of exaggeration, cherry-picking, and scare tactics. Just five years later, community members from regional Victoria are saying enough is enough. Ballarat local Sandra Hawkins calls out Senator John Madigan for perpetuating the scare campaign that claims wind turbines are a public health risk. […]