Extreme weather in 2023 due to climate change

This article summarises events in 2023 associated with extreme weather linked to climate change. 25 Apr 2023. World’s ice melting five times faster than in the 90s Polar ice is melting at an unprecedented rate and accounts for a quarter of all sea level rise, researchers say. “Ice losses from Greenland and Antarctica have rapidly… Continue reading Extreme weather in 2023 due to climate change

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Victoria’s Native Forests – State of Play

David Lindenmayer Sue McKinnon, Aawa White and Sophie Torney

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 7:30pm – 9:00pm Location: Balwyn Park Centre, 206A Whitehorse Road, Balwyn Event held by: Lighter Footprints Logging is ending in Victoria in 2023. This is undoubtedly positive news, but many of Victoria’s forests continue to be at risk. The speakers at this community event: combined their scientific expertise and experiential knowledge… Continue reading Victoria’s Native Forests – State of Play

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Micro cars

Microlina electric vehicle

Microcar is a term used for the smallest size of cars, with three or four wheels and often an engine smaller than 700 cc (43 cu in). Specific types of microcars include bubble cars, cycle cars, invacar, and quadricycles. In some countries microcars are covered by separate regulations to normal cars with relaxed requirements for registration and licensing. Microcars were popular in Europe after World… Continue reading Micro cars

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e-Bikes

Going shopping with an eBike

An e-bike (electric bicycle) is a bicycle with an integrated electric motor that is used to assist propulsion. The electric motor assists the rider’s pedal-power up to 25 km/h and makes riding, climbing hills and carrying loads easy. Power is provided by a rechargeable battery. E-bikes can open up cycling to many in the community… Continue reading e-Bikes

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Paris transport transformation

Cycling in Paris

Paris is undergoing transformation to embrace sustainable transport as infrastructure built for cars is replaced by infrastructure for cycling and walking. External links

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Liddell Power Station closes in Hunter Valley

Liddell Power Station, Hunter Valley

The last operating unit (LD01) of the Liddell Power station in the Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia was turned off on 28 April 2023 after 52 years of operation. The closure of Liddell Power Station in New South Wales in April marks major progress in the state’s plan to move away from polluting coal to clean,… Continue reading Liddell Power Station closes in Hunter Valley

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Victorian Big Battery

Victorian big battery Moorabool

The Victorian Big Battery (300 MW) is Australia’s largest lithium-ion battery. Its located at the Moorabool Terminal Station outside Geelong. The Tesla battery is owned and operated by renewable energy specialist Neoen. It can store enough energy to power more than one million Victorian homes for 30 minutes. External links

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Big batteries

Victorian big battery Moorabool

Big batteries provides essential grid-support services (activities grid operators perform) including: Big batteries strengthen energy reliability, drive down electricity prices, and support the transition to renewable energy and net-zero emissions. Big batteries in Australia External links

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electrify 2515

Electrify 2515

Electrify 2515 is a dedicated group of local people who share a passion for big ideas and positive change, working together on a voluntary basis. Their goal is to create Australia’s first zero emissions community and they are doing a number of activities to help bring it about. They are providing an opportunity for households… Continue reading electrify 2515

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