The White House released its proposed 2018 fiscal year budget on Wednesday night, and the prognosis for Earth Science isn't great. If Congress approves the budget in full, NASA's Earth-observing satellite programs (PACE, OCO-3, DSCOVR, and CLARREO Pathfinder), which are mostly still in development, are toast. And even if Congress doesn't make all of the suggested budget cuts, the proposal indicates the administration is shrinking away from the research that most serves to benefit our own planet. Here's what we stand to lose:
It was with great gusto and fanfare that our previously ineffectual Prime Minister announced his game-changing solution for energy security in Australia. We will have, in a year or two…..drum roll please….a feasibility study! Don’t get me wrong – when you are messing with river flows and drilling into mountains, a feasibility study is a…
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I was all set to write about Malcolm’s recent announcement about the Snow-job River Hydro Improvement scheme… Earlier tonight I heard Malcolm tell us that there used to be some plan to extend the Snowy River thingy and all it lacked was leadership and money and that the current government had plenty of both. Well,…
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What did Marcus Aurelius mean when he said “Poverty is the mother of crime”? Surely he wasn’t trying to justify crime? The vast majority of poor people keep on ‘the straight and narrow’ without turning to crime? No, he wasn’t justifying crime; he was simply being realistic. When they see affluence all around them, some of […]
Polling places where One Nation and the Greens have polled more than 15% in the Legislative Council
ABC political commentators are in the nasty habit of parroting fossil fuel myths as if they are fact. This is a problem for viewers.
CEFC says it working with SA government on finance package to support state's 100MW battery storage project.
As Donald Trump gets down to the pointy end of governing, the White House will today reveal his “skinny budget”, described as more a policy direction than a fiscal statement. Reportedly, he intends to slash funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by 31 percent from $8.2 billion to $5.7 billion, its lowest level in 40 years, adjusted…
Clarke and Dawe nail Australia's energy debate in hilarious interview with "Wal Socket."
Four days after laying off an estimated 400 employees, Sungevity has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
First phase of AGL Energy's Adelaide 5MW solar and storage VPP trial goes live, linking 60 battery storage systems.
Two large-scale batteries will be trialled as back-up power at an islanded 170MW power station in Carnarvon WA.
WA Labor's victory on Saturday was a record for the party and benefited from one-vote one-value electoral changes introduced in 2005.