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Your Democracy Friday, March 24, 2017 - 16:38 Source

Mr Fraudband

Mr Fraudband you’ve screwed our dream

Made the biggest mess that we’ve ever seen

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John Quiggin Friday, March 24, 2017 - 16:29 Source

If you’re a bank customer, you’re doubtless getting plenty of messages urging you to go online and stop the waste involved in receiving paper statements each month. It’s an appealing pitch, but, at least for customers of ANZ, my advice is “DON’T !”. I recently had to replace a lost secondary card on my credit card. This used to be a painful process, involving reissuing all the cards, but it’s a lot simpler now, or so I thought. That is, until I checked my online bank statements and discovered they had disappeared.

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Cheeseburger Gothic Friday, March 24, 2017 - 16:19 Source

I spent all day on this topic. It was a lot harder than I expected.

If only Andrew Bolt was free to speak his mind, none of those people would have died in London yesterday. If only the Bolter could just be free to tell us exactly what he thought of the mud races and their heathen ways, we would no longer have to live in fear of being violently disassembled by bearded nutters in chocolate shops or on the public thoroughfares.

He would give them a jolly good talking to and they would fold up like a cheap umbrella in a high wind.

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Your Democracy Friday, March 24, 2017 - 14:29 Source

trading insults

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The Australian Independent Media Network Friday, March 24, 2017 - 14:00 Source

I am having trouble understanding this energy debate. For starters, we own the resources and we make the rules.  Remembering that would be a good first step. Secondly, it is glaringly obvious that privatisation has not worked to keep retail prices down.  The bastards won’t even turn the generators on unless they get paid enough.…

The post Instead of moving mountains, just build us a real NBN appeared first on The AIM Network.

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Renew Economy Friday, March 24, 2017 - 13:47 Source

RenewEconomy wishes to advise subscribers that our website will be down from 8pm on Friday March 24 ADST due to an upgrade to our servers.

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Renew Economy Friday, March 24, 2017 - 13:40 Source

The town of Coober Pedy is in uproar. What should have been a positive plant to shift to a renewable-focused mini-grid based around wind and solar and storage is causing outrage in the community, and embarrassment to the developer, and the federal agency that backed it.

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Renew Economy Friday, March 24, 2017 - 13:40 Source

The town of Coober Pedy is in uproar. What should have been a positive plan to shift to a renewable-focused mini-grid based around wind and solar and storage is causing outrage in the community, and embarrassment to the developer, and the federal agency that backed it.

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Harrangue Man Friday, March 24, 2017 - 13:39 Source

Each day I wake up and delve into the latest government atrocity committed by the Trump administration and read the typifying nonsense babbled by the orange one himself and I struggle to understand why the GOP are not doing anything about it.The Republicans created this situation by their actions in opposition that were antithetical to government, with a purely political focus of obstruction with no merit, and by fostering the cloud of unbelief and myth that soaked into their support base.

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Renew Economy Friday, March 24, 2017 - 13:35 Source

Because of the lack of competition that could have been introduced if RET policy was held steady, fossil fuel generators can use their market power to artificially inflate prices, and somehow convince media and politicians that it is all the fault of wind and solar.

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Renew Economy Friday, March 24, 2017 - 13:05 Source

Queensland says proposal to lower voltage standards will allow networks to more easily accommodate rooftop solar and other technologies.

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Renew Economy Friday, March 24, 2017 - 12:50 Source

Coalition publishes climate policy discussion paper amid CCA resignations, claims of right-wing, anti-science bias.

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Renew Economy Friday, March 24, 2017 - 12:41 Source

The NSIDC doesn’t usually release data for both poles simultaneously, but has done so this time because of what scientists have dubbed an “exceptional” year in 2017..

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Renew Economy Friday, March 24, 2017 - 11:56 Source

What is a reasonable Feed-in Tariff (FiT) and why should a solar household in Bundanoon receive less than a solar household in Ballarat?

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Renew Economy Friday, March 24, 2017 - 11:30 Source

Changes in the approach to frequency control on synchronous units has resulted in changes that have compromised the resilience of the power system to frequency variations.

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