BP’s extreme climate forecast puts energy giant in a bind

This article originally appeared in The Conversation. It can be found here.    BP’s annual Energy Outlook report, released in February, details the results from modelling of what it sees as the “most likely” energy scenario out to 2035. In this … Continue reading BP’s extreme climate forecast puts energy giant in a bind

Voices of the Valley: Wind much healthier than polluting coal

Just a week after the Senate Select Committee on Wind Turbines held its first public hearing in Portland, Victoria, an important point of view has emerged in The Weekly Times‘ letters to the editor column. Latrobe Valley resident Wendy Farmer, who has first-hand … Continue reading Voices of the Valley: Wind much healthier than polluting coal

Coffs Harbour City Council commits to 100% renewables by 2030

If you want something done, do it yourself. Coffs Harbour’s Mayor has pledged to go 100% renewables by cutting greenhouse gas emissions and increasing renewable usage by Council to 50% by 2025. Yet another town joining the pledge and being a … Continue reading Coffs Harbour City Council commits to 100% renewables by 2030

Opinion: Abbott’s Clean Up Australia Day Efforts

This Opinion piece is by David Clarke. For further information: http://ramblingsdc.net/.  On Sunday 1st March, Clean-up Australia Day, we saw our Prime Minister Tony Abbott picking up rubbish.  I wonder how much he picked up?  Let’s be generous and suppose that … Continue reading Opinion: Abbott’s Clean Up Australia Day Efforts

Life After Coal: US Economist Speaks

Bob Massie is the outgoing President and CEO of the New Economy Coalition, whose mission is to support a just transition to a new economy that enables both thriving communities and ecological health. He has degrees from Princeton and Yale … Continue reading Life After Coal: US Economist Speaks

Clean Energy is Just Smart Business for Leaders like Apple, Google

Corporate giants like Apple, have been heavily investing in renewable energy projects. This is now not only seen to be a financially sound move, but a major public relations activity.  This article originally featured at The Energy Collective. It can … Continue reading Clean Energy is Just Smart Business for Leaders like Apple, Google

Households to trade renewable energy in NSW Greens plan

Under a new plan by the NSW Greens, consumers of electricity will get a chance to buy and sell clean energy in an attempt to hasten the transition to renewables. The launch of the plan came as the NSW Premier stated … Continue reading Households to trade renewable energy in NSW Greens plan

6 charts that show renewable energy is getting cheaper

We are reaching an age that many skeptics dismissed as an energy fantasy. But the reality is in the data, mostly all renewable sources are getting cheaper, more competitive without subsides, and becoming the most viable option for our energy … Continue reading 6 charts that show renewable energy is getting cheaper