The Victorian State government has stated that it will build a major new wind farm with battery storage in Western Victoria that will power the expansion of Stawell’s Nectar Farms. This project will make the advanced agriculture facility what the state government calls “the world’s first ever crop farm” to be completely powered by renewable energy. The … Continue reading Renewable energy to power Stawell Farm a “world’s first”
Australian chief scientist Alan Finkel will today profess his support for a clean energy target, which he believes will have the lowest impact on power prices compared to other schemes. According to Finkel, doing nothing about climate change will end up being the most expensive option. He will be recommending that the operators of all large … Continue reading Alan Finkel warns over lack of action on climate
The CEO of the US’s largest privately-held coal company has called car maker Tesla a fraud. Reuters reports that Robert Murray told an interviewer yesterday (US time) that Tesla was the recipient of green subsidies of the kind supported by US Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. “Here again, it’s subsidies, and Hillary Clinton said they … Continue reading Tesla founder, coal boss exchange “fraud” comments
One might think – after years of focus on global warming – that all the easy measures for reducing greenhouse gas emissions had been taken.
Nestlé has been acclaimed as a ‘world leader’ for its work to tackle climate change by sustainability ratings agency CDP, with the company one of only 64 out of over 2000 to claim the highest possible score in the prestigious annual ranking.
Climate change won’t go away. Therefore food manufacturers must start considering innovative ways to reduce food waste and become more resource efficient. Gareth Reynolds writes.
The federal government will today announce its target to cut carbon emissions by 26 per cent on 2005 levels by 2030.
71 per cent of Australians agree that it is inevitable that Australia’s current coal fired generation will need to be replaced because of the threat of climate change, according to a poll.
Business Groups, environmentalists, unions and social welfare groups have formed an unprecedented alliance to seek consensus on climate change policy, ahead of the Paris Climate Conference.