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Market to Watch: Ramping up climate ambition and green recovery plans for a 1.5°C future

Market to Watch: Ramping up climate ambition and green recovery plans for a 1.5°C future

Market to Watch: Ramping up climate ambition and green recovery plans for a 1.5°C future As the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, it is critical to maintain sight of long-term climate objectives. International commitment to climate action can be the key to enabling economies to recover and rebuild more resilient …

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Electricity emissions, renewables and barriers to the uptake of renewable energy

Electricity emissions, renewables and barriers to the uptake of renewable energy

I was recently asked to give a speech to the Maribyrnong community in Melbourne to help them with the development of a climate emergency plan. The session started with me presenting on energy-related emission trends and developing climate emergency plans, followed by a Q&A session. This video was first published …

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Fully renewable electricity could destabilise the grid

Fully renewable electricity could destabilise the grid

Seamus Garvey, Adam Hoskin and James Rouse from the University of Nottingham why fully renewable electricity could destabilise the grid and why using old power plants may be the answer.  Before long, it will be cheaper to build new wind and solar plants than continue running coal-fired power stations in every major …

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Study: 100% renewable electricity market by 2035 needed to achieve 2050 net zero

Study: 100% renewable electricity market by 2035 needed to achieve 2050 net zero

According to new analysis by ClimateWorks Australia it is possible for Australia to achieve a transition to net zero emissions by 2050 with known technologies, but the deployment of low emissions options will need to be accelerated significantly. The yet-to-be released analysis was previewed at a workshop at the Australian …

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