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Renew Economy Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 11:33 Source

Tesla says Australian energy market rules stacked in favour of incumbent fossil fuel technologies, need to be changed for battery storage to fulfil potential.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 11:17 Source

Japanese thermal power generation could decline to 40% below 2015 levels by 2030 as government turns to renewables and energy efficiency.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 11:15 Source

If Woodside classifies climate change as a material, financial risk, then why doesn’t every other energy company?

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Renew Economy Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 11:12 Source

Just 17 new projects have been registered since the last auction, down from 28, ahead of the fourth auction of the Coalition's emissions reduction fund.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:22 Source

How a change in electricity market rules could support rooftop solar owners and encourage a more cost effective electricity system.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:09 Source

Former Hazelwood boss says solar and battery storage already beats baseload gas on price, and says decisions to scrap carbon price and renewable energy target may have killed any new investment in fossil fuel generation.

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Cheeseburger Gothic Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 09:55 Source

From Blunty:

I've never jumped into a crocodile-infested river to impress a girl called Sophie, but I did once drunkenly fall on and eat a huntsman spider to impress a girl whose name I've long since forgotten. I think she's a doctor now.

But unlike the rest of you judgmental wallopers, I do not judge half-eaten north Queensland idiot, Lee De Paauw.

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The Melbourne Urbanist Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 09:09 Source

Victorian taxpayers will spend around $60 million subsidising this year’s Grand Prix and a further $360 million to the end of the current contract. Time to share the cost Is this week’s Grand Prix worth the cost?

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The Australian Independent Media Network Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 09:00 Source

Brian Morris takes on the political correctness of the Left and Right in an attempt to reopen debate on Free Speech, religion vs science, and how ‘Freedom of Religion’ has been corrupted. How do we react to the growing use of ‘trigger warnings’? This may seem an early digression but it becomes relevant. What is…

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En Passant Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 07:51 Source

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As Unions Australia say:

When corporate power and greed is so out of control.

When union members are hounded by a spiteful government.

When our pay is cut and our safety net torn apart.

When workers are dying.

It’s time to resist.

SHARE if you think it’s time for fairness again.

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Your Democracy Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 07:43 Source

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The Australian Independent Media Network Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 05:54 Source

Tuesday 21 March 2017 Author’s note: I have updated and re-posted this because it is of great public importance. Has Question Time in the Australian Parliament improved? Well just slightly since Tony Smith took over from Bronwyn Bishop. Bishop was an insult to the intelligence of reasoned people. Although it is only watched by those…

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North Coast Voices Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 00:16 Source

“For once in your life, listen to me and don’t play your political conniving games with the science to favor the registrants……For once do the right thing and don’t make decisions based on how it affects your bonus.” [then EPA senior toxicologist Marion Copley writing to Jess Rowland as quoted in Meridian Institute article, 8 March 2017]B

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North Coast Voices Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 00:15 Source

“Political reforms are mostly ineffectual, in part because they are often aimed at the balance of power between the straightforwardly wealthy and the politically powerful, rather than the lot of the have-nots.”Walter Scheidel, Dickason Professor in the Humanities, Professor of Classics and History, Catherine R. Kennedy and Daniel L.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Monday, March 20, 2017 - 21:03 Source

Media Release Three years on from the first March in March protests in 2014, the grassroots March Australia movement will host rallies on Saturday 25 March 2017 protesting the policies and decisions of the Turnbull Coalition government. “The 2014 rallies were a response to the regressive Abbott government”, said spokesman Loz Lawrey. “People thought the…

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