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Renew Economy Monday, February 6, 2017 - 14:19 Source

Clean Energy Regulator warns electricity retailers intentional failure to meet 2016 RET obligations will result in investigation, audit, embarrassment.

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Renew Economy Monday, February 6, 2017 - 14:19 Source

Clean Energy Regulator warns electricity retailers intentional failure to meet 2016 RET obligations will result in investigation, audit, embarrassment.

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Your Democracy Monday, February 6, 2017 - 13:35 Source

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Your Democracy Monday, February 6, 2017 - 13:30 Source

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Liberal senator Cory Bernardi is set to split from the Coalition over coming days to form his own political party.

The ABC understands the South Australian senator will walk out of the Liberal Party within the next 48 hours.

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John Quiggin Monday, February 6, 2017 - 13:25 Source

I’ve had this post in draft for a while, not entirely satisfied with it, but on the rare occasion of Australia making the front pages of US papers I thought I should post it on Crooked Timber ready or not. It’s for an international, largely US audience, but readers here might be interested. I posted it just before the apparent confirmation that Bernardi will Bolt.

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Your Democracy Monday, February 6, 2017 - 13:24 Source
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Drag0nista's Blog Monday, February 6, 2017 - 13:16 Source

Analysis for Crikey [$].Filed under: Politics Tagged: Crikey, Julia Gillard, Kevin Rudd, leadership, Malcolm Turnbull, Tony Abbott

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Your Democracy Monday, February 6, 2017 - 13:16 Source

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En Passant Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:59 Source

Songs For The Band Unformed (signed copy) - a book of poetry by John Passant

 

“Passant is definitely a poet-warrior; his weapon of choice, POETRY.”

Realistic Poetry International

Political, Powerful & Personal Poetry

What’s More Powerful than Words?

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Renew Economy Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:52 Source

EnergyAustralia signs country's largest PPA for a solar farm, as CEFC makes first equity investment in a solar project to speed up development.

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Renew Economy Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:30 Source

Greens say WA's SWIS grid could shift to 100% renewables by 2030 for cheaper than business as usual.

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Renew Economy Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:24 Source

Elon Musk is now at sweet spot of 3 big trillion-dollar energy ‘tsunamis’ that team Trump hopes to stop.

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Renew Economy Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:24 Source

China will reportedly launch trading of certificates for solar and wind power from July 1st 2017, in a bid to reduce government subsidies going to the renewables sector.

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Renew Economy Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:23 Source

The Tesla Model S and Nissan LEAF clocked in as the best-selling electric cars in the world in 2016.

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The Tally Room Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:00 Source

The Western Australian state election, to be held in March, will be the first electoral test of One Nation since they won four seats in the Senate in last year’s federal election.

Since the party hasn’t been a significant factor in recent state elections, we can’t use past results to judge where they are likely to win seats. The only data we have is the booth results from the Senate ballot from the last federal election.

I’ve taken those results and distributed them into the state electorates used in the upcoming election.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:00 Source

By Ad astra Amid the contemporary chaos of national and international politics do you wonder what’s behind it all? Is there a common factor that might explain our own federal government’s failures, its incompetence, and its appalling behaviour? Is there an explanation for the words, behaviour, and punitive actions of Donald Trump? Is there a…

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Hoyden About Town Monday, February 6, 2017 - 11:52 Source

The quote is about trying to stay informed by reading the newspapers, and seems to embody my own attempts at self-preservation in a world where duplicitous absurdities constantly gain more traction than rigorously scrutinised realities.

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Popular Science Monday, February 6, 2017 - 11:30 Source

We are starting to see the kind of incurable infection that scientists have warned us about for years. In January, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that a woman in Nevada had died from an infection resistant to every available antibiotic.

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Popular Science Monday, February 6, 2017 - 11:30 Source

When it comes to spaceflight, SpaceX's prices and flair are hard to beat. But the company hasn't exactly had smooth flying lately. There've been a few explosions, and the most recent blast in September has raised questions about whether the company's fueling operations could endanger future astronauts.

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Popular Science Monday, February 6, 2017 - 11:26 Source

Another week, another brace of amazing science images. Feast your eyeballs!

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Popular Science Monday, February 6, 2017 - 11:26 Source

The Resistance hasn't really spread that far into Australia yet but don't be surprised if the streets start filling up with people protesting the new in statu quo res erant post bellum. And if you're even vaguely politically engaged, odds are you've made plans to march. No matter your rallying cry, you're going to need some gear to make sure you're in it for the long haul. Here, the best items to keep you in step and upbeat.

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Popular Science Monday, February 6, 2017 - 11:26 Source

Beneath Mauritius' volcanic surface may lie remnants of the lost continent Mauritia, believed to have been a long, thin continent, 900 square miles in area.

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xkcd.com Monday, February 6, 2017 - 11:00 Source

After my absent-mindedness resulted in a bad posterboard-related stomachache, I learned to do the sign-making place last.

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Renew Economy Monday, February 6, 2017 - 10:05 Source

JA Solar provided export buyer's credit insurance to export around 300 MW JA Solar modules for a PV project developed by ENEL in Brazil.

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Renew Economy Monday, February 6, 2017 - 10:00 Source

Tritium has officially opened the doors of its first overseas premises, based in Torrance, California.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Monday, February 6, 2017 - 10:00 Source

By Dr Tristan Ewins What follows are another series of letters I have written to the ‘Herald-Sun’ and ‘The Age’ during the December 2016 to January 2017 period. None were published. But I hope it sparks some thought and some debate amongst readers here. Topics include ‘Cultural Marxism’, Labor Policy, Pensions, Green Energy and who…

The post More Letters from a Labor Activist: Dec 2016 – Jan 2017 appeared first on The AIM Network.

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The Melbourne Urbanist Monday, February 6, 2017 - 08:39 Source

Preserving the built fabric of old buildings conveys little about their social and cultural history; it should be mandatory that protection comes with interpretation Does this building tell us much about social history?

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The Australian Independent Media Network Monday, February 6, 2017 - 08:20 Source

I read with interest an article in The Saturday Paper called Goad of Silence by Mike Seccombe this morning, this led me down into an intriguing rabbit hole into the depths of the internet. Mr Seccombe described how different official social media channels of information, such as the National Aeronautics and Space (NASA) Administration Twitter…

The post Two weeks in, how does Mr Trump affect Australia? appeared first on The AIM Network.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Monday, February 6, 2017 - 06:02 Source

1 Conservatives need to face the fact that Marriage Equality is unlikely to disappear. There is every likelihood that the issue, until resolved, will display its rainbow until the next election when Turnbull would have to argue against something he supports all over again. Now this time it seems as reported by the Guardian that…

The post Day to Day Politics: Love hath no gender. appeared first on The AIM Network.

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North Coast Voices Monday, February 6, 2017 - 00:16 Source

The Guardian, 26 January 2017:An executive order on “sanctuary cities” signed by Donald Trump on Wednesday has placed in the crosshairs over 400 cities and counties that offer some form of safe haven to America’s 11 million undocumented migrants.These localities include some of the largest, most progressive metropolises in the United States, many of which have already begun preparations to fight one of Trump’s most aggressive 

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