Tag: Future

No Australian city has a long-term vision for living sustainably. We can’t go on like this – Analysis & Opinion – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Early morning light hits the skyscrapers of Melbourne's CBD, as seen from above.

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Solar PV and wind are on track to replace all coal, oil and gas within two decades

Solar photovoltaic and wind power are rapidly getting cheaper and more abundant – so much so that they are on track to entirely supplant fossil fuels worldwide within two decades, with the time frame depending mostly on politics. The protestation from some politicians that we need to build new coal stations sounds rather quaint.

via Solar PV and wind are on track to replace all coal, oil and gas within two decades

Time to embrace the potential refugees offer Australia

We are a nation of boat people on Aboriginal land. We are a country built on immigration by migrants, refugees and First Peoples and most of us are damn proud of this, even if Immigration Minister Peter Dutton isn’t. I know I’m proud of where I come from.

Source: Time to embrace the potential refugees offer Australia

‘Like a crime happening in front of me’: Astronomer who saw how Earth could die shares experience — RT News

A key theory proposing that a burnt-out sun sucks in and destroys its own planets has been proven by NASA’s Kepler telescope. The man who led the observation team, Andrew Vanderburg, explains what it means for us.

Source: ‘Like a crime happening in front of me’: Astronomer who saw how Earth could die shares experience — RT News

W.A. says solar is the future as it prepares to dump coal : Renew Economy

 

 

 

West Australia energy minister says the future is in solar, noting that it is cheap, democratic, and was likely to displace the state’s ageing coal generators. And this man used to head the IPA!

Source: W.A. says solar is the future as it prepares to dump coal : Renew Economy