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February 21, 2017

How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewable power"

Despite the criticism levelled at South Australia over its renewable energy ambitions, the state is nevertheless aiming to be carbon neutral by mid-century, which will mean moving to 100% renewable electricity over the next 15-20...[more]

Category: Australia - News

September 30, 2015

Going 100% renewable energy for a better future

Despite being major centres, it is not a given that decisions made in New York and Paris reverberate in villages in Bangladesh, in boardrooms in Bogota and in the city hall of Vancouver. But that’s exactly what needs to happen...[more]

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September 21, 2015

100% RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

Greenpeace’s Energy [R]evolution scenario 2015 phases out coal, oil, gas and nuclear energy as fast as technically and economically possible, by expanding the renewable energy share to 42 per cent in 2030, 72 per cent in 2040 and...[more]

Category: North America - News, Australia - News, Europe - News, Africa - News, Asia - News

July 20, 2015

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2015

The World Nuclear Industry Reports Half Of The World Gets More Power From Renewable Energy Over Nuclear Power Back in the 1950s, scientists discovered that energy can be generated from splitting atoms. This reaction was known...[more]

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June 18, 2015

Renewables 2015 Global Status Report Launched

Renewable Energy’s Record Year Helps Uncouple Growth of Global Economy and CO2  Read the Renewables 2015 Global Status Report   Record installations for wind and solar PV in 2014;164 countries with...[more]

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January 15, 2015

10 cities aiming for 100 percent clean energy

Scientists have been fairly unequivocal in their warnings that we must ditch fossil fuels entirely if we are to have any hope of reversing climate change. Yet despite significant progress in the last year, historic announcements...[more]

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November 5, 2014

Australia: Victoria town aims to be 100% renewable by 2022

It seems that it is not just towns in New South Wales that are looking to meet all their own electricity needs with renewable energy – a small township in Victoria is also looking to become 100% renewable within a decade. The...[more]

Category: Australia - News

November 3, 2014

Climatescope 2014 – Global study shows clean energy activity surges in developing world

China, Brazil and South Africa show wide diversity of clean energy investment opportunities London, Washington D.C., 28 October 2014 – Developing nations represent a large and rapidly growing share of the world’s clean energy...[more]

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October 30, 2014

Five NSW towns bid to be Australia’s first zero net energy town

Five towns in NSW have put their hands up to become the first zero net energy town (ZNET) in the state – and indeed the country. The New England towns of Walcha, Manilla, Tenterfield, Uralla and Bingara all made...[more]

Category: Australia - News

October 8, 2014

South Australia hits 100% renewables – for a whole working day

There have been several instances in recent months when wind energy has accounted for all, or nearly all, electricity demand in South Australia. Last Tuesday, however, set a new benchmark – the combination of wind energy and...[more]

Category: Australia - News

September 12, 2014

Net Savings Of $71 Trillion By 2050 With Transition To Renewable Energy

The transition to a global renewable energy economy could save $71 trillion by the year 2050, according to an IEA report. Or, to say that another way, $44 trillion in investment by the year 2050 would translate to about...[more]

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September 10, 2014

Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) Agenda

We are honored to join the Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) in announcing the release of the WECAN Women's Climate and Action Agenda. Drafted with initial input from more than 100 international women...[more]

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July 29, 2014

Renewable energy is ready to supply all of Australia’s electricity

In a recent article on The Conversation, University of Melbourne Professor Emeritus Frank Larkins wrote that Australia’s targets to increase renewable energy will make electricity more expensive, thanks to problems with...[more]

Category: Australia - News

July 2, 2014

UNESCO's RENISLA Calls for for Expanding 100% Renewable Campaign

Following up on its recent 2014 forum on the 100% renewable energy island of El Hierro off the coast of Spain, RENISLA, a project of UNESCO, has issued a call for action to expand the worldwide campaign for the transition to...[more]

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May 21, 2014

Lismore City Council aims for 100 per cent renewables by 2023

Lismore City Council has set a 100 per cent renewable energy target, aiming to make is council electricity demands self sufficient via renewable energy sources within 10 years. The council announced on its web-site this week...[more]

Category: Australia - News

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