Beetaloo Basin submission

Betaloo Basin fracking. Credit: Empire Energy

Submission: Oil and gas exploration and production in the Beetaloo Basin From: Peter Campbell Terms of reference:  Oil and gas exploration and production in the Beetaloo Basin, with particular reference to the Industry Research and Development (Beetaloo Cooperative Drilling Program) Instrument 2021, which provides public money for oil and gas corporations.  While the terms of… Continue reading Beetaloo Basin submission

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Paris Climate Change Conference 2015 COP21

Paris Climate Change Conference 2015 COP21

The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is being held in Paris, France from November 30th to December 11th. In 2015 COP21, also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, will, for the first time in over 20 years of UN negotiations, aim to achieve… Continue reading Paris Climate Change Conference 2015 COP21

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Peoples Climate Marches November 2015

Peoples Climate March, Melbourne, Australia. 27 Nov 2015.

The Peoples Climate Marches were held during November 2015 across the world just before the Paris Climate Change Conference 2015 COP21‎ started. There were 2300+ events in 175+ countries involving 785,000+ people. Australia More than 150,000 Australians sent an unambiguous message to politicians and to Paris: do a lot more on climate change, and do it urgently. Peoples Climate… Continue reading Peoples Climate Marches November 2015

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Doha Climate Change Conference 2012

The Doha Climate Change Conference 2012 was hosted in Qatar in the city of Doha in December, 2012. This was the 18th United Nations Climate Change Conference, and is also referred to as COP18. Doha is the capital of the world’s highest carbon emitter per capita. Goals The two-week summit, which finished on Saturday 8 December 2012… Continue reading Doha Climate Change Conference 2012

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Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan

Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan

The Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan has been produced by Beyond Zero Emissions, a non-profit, independent climate change solutions research and advocacy group as part of the Zero Carbon Australia 2020 Project (ZCA2020). It provides a ten year roadmap for a transition to 100% renewable energy in Australia with baseload energy supplied by renewable sources. The stationary energy sector… Continue reading Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan

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Solar power

Knoxfield house 2.4 kW array

Solar power is produced from the sun with zero carbon emissions. Let’s face it, the sun has been producing energy for billions of years. Here is some history of its use by humanity. Solar Energy and Power Solar energy is the light and heat from the Sun that has been harnessed by humans since ancient times… Continue reading Solar power

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Wind power

Bald Hills wind farm

Wind power provides renewable energy with large wind turbines generating electricity. Wind turbines are generally grouped into wind farms and connected to the electrical grid. Wind power is variable so energy storage or other dispatchable generation energy sources are needed to provide a reliable supply of electricity. Small wind systems have also increased in popularity. Hybrid solar/wind systems… Continue reading Wind power

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Android

Android logo

Android is a mobile operating system primarily designed for mobile phones. Android was the first complete, open, and free mobile platform and runs on the Linux kernel. It was launched on 5 November 2007. It was initially developed by Android Inc., a firm later purchased by Google, who then transferred further management and development of the operating system… Continue reading Android

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Green computing

Green computing

Green Computing is the study and practice of using computing resources efficiently. The global use of computing resources, both servers and desktops, continues to grow dramatically. There are opportunities to reduce the ecological footprint of computing through careful selection of hardware and improved computer network designs. Actions you can take What to avoid Corporates and businesses… Continue reading Green computing

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Alcoa Anglesea brown coal mine and power station

Anglesea power station

Alcoa owned both the Anglesea brown coal mine and power station. The power was used to supply Alcoa’s aluminium smelter at Point Henry close to Geelong. Alcoa shut down the smelter on 1 August 2014. The shutdown was announced in February after the company decided the ageing smelter was no longer financially viable. With a… Continue reading Alcoa Anglesea brown coal mine and power station

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