Moving from Pain to Gain on Climate Solutions

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 03:00:35 +0000

In a new opinion piece by Sam Butler-Sloss and published by Carbon Tracker, the case is made for reframing the narrative around climate change action. To proposal is to move from pain to gain at COP26. First, the author asks, “How can we bring forward this great wave of innovation and wealth generation to avoid […]

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Climate & Security in the Asia Pacific Region

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:40:55 +0000

How Australia’s lack of action is leading to insecurity in the area.

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Is Meat The New Coal?

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:20:45 +0000

Apparently, the major reason for deforestation is the production of beef. Our insatiable appetite for burgers is contributing to climate change. I am not going to suggest that we should all stop eating animal protein, but we might be wise to minimize our dependence on it for several reasons. Like many men my age, I […]

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Here They Come — The Electric Orchestra Getting Ready To Play In Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:13:08 +0000

If I was sitting in the front row waiting for an orchestral concert, I would be listening to the players tuning up. At first, it would be a cacophony of sounds, gradually resolving into notes, and then silence. As the conductor raised his arms, there would be silence, and then beautiful music. Watching the EV […]

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Another Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) Project Doesn’t Live Up To Its Targets

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 14:31:48 +0000

Everybody concerned about the climate crisis we are entering would love for some form of carbon capture and storage (CCS) to work wonders. It would be so much easier to avert crisis if we could just capture carbon and re-bury or store it in some energy-efficient, cost-efficient way. But to this point, hopes of CCS […]

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Tesla Model 3 Road Trip Across Queensland, Part 4

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 05:01:33 +0000

This article follows parts one, two, and three of our road trip around Queensland. We were getting sick of driving and thought it might be best to have a break and stay for a while at the Midlander Comfort Inn. Of course, we took advantage of their Tesla destination charger. We hoped to catch up […]

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Tesla Model 3 Road Trip Across Queensland — Rockhampton to Emerald, Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2021 00:10:42 +0000

This article follows up parts one and two of our road trip around Queensland. After a refreshing sleep and some great chats, we headed from Rockhampton to Emerald (271 km) with a short stopover at Duaringa to top up – the just in cases had now become a necessity. Best Western Stirling Motel had two […]

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Tesla Tripping to Winton to See the Dinosaurs

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 13:52:14 +0000

I have answered the question many times: “But where do you charge?” and confidently, I have said — “at any power point — you know, like a toaster.” Well, I was wrong; our trip to Winton in Central Queensland put our car, and our nerves, to the test. It wasn’t quite as easy as I […]

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Australian-Built Electric Buses to Run on Sunlight in Queensland

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2021 21:00:47 +0000

A massive expansion in electric passenger buses will be enabled by the partnership of Keolis Downer, BusTech, and the Queensland government. Sixteen new electric buses will be built in the Bustech workshop on the Gold Coast to run on sunshine. The first one should be in operation within 12 months. The buses will be charged […]

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Angus Taylor & His Multiverse of Madness

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2021 02:17:10 +0000

I’m not sure if we are traversing a multiverse or working in a Bizarro world, but just reading the take The Australian has put on Angus Taylor’s coal keeper proposal makes my head spin. It is like two different worlds — one ruled by the laws of physics and economics and the other by 1950s […]

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