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End of the Climate wars in Australia and US?
The Australian Government has voted in legislation that includes a 43% emission reduction target by 2030. This is a substantial breakthrough and reflects the views of a new make-up in Parliament - as well as the will of the people and their recent vote.Meanwhile in the US a Bill involving $369 Billion on environmental and energy initiatives looks set to pass, thanks to Senator Joe Manchin changing his mind.The Australian legislation comes after 10 years of climate inaction. However the US Bill will be a pacesetter for the rest of the world. http://www.afr.com/news/politics/national/albanese-stares-down-greens-on-climate-business-urges-libs-to-follow 
5 August 2022 by Jeremy Wright

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The Big Switch - transition to an all-electric future
Saul Griffith’s The Big Switch – Australia’s electric future – is a far-sighted analysis of why we should rapidly transition to a renewable-driven all-electric energy future. Significant efficiencies are available in both the supply and demand of energy. Also, Australia is very well placed to easily satisfy local energy demand cheaply and export energy either directly or in value-added materials. The other big reason for rapid transition - It could save the planet. The author is founder of Rewiring America and now Rewiring Australia and will present in a webinar from 6pm 2nd August via www.climateandpeace.com.au
29 July 2022 by Jeremy Wright

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Sequestering Carbon Dioxide With Open Water Seaweed Forestation
Quilibrium is bringing efficient and scalable seaweed farming to Southeast Asia and around the world and supporting sustainable income development for coastal communities. Floats anchored to the seafloor in coastal areas create a 3-dimensional eco-system in which framers can grow seaweed for food production while mangroves growing on top will capture and store atmospheric carbon dioxide.And at the same time, endangered coastlines will be revegetated and protected from erosion.https://www.siliconbeach.org.au/start-ups/quilibrium
28 July 2022 by David Hauser...

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Net Zero Transition accelerators - Aust-US Partnership & new Investment platform
The US-Australia Net Zero Technology Acceleration Partnership was signed Tuesday 19 July 2022 by Australian Climate Change and Energy minister Chris Bowen and the United States Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm:"a huge milestone in ramping up the US and Australia’s shared commitment to ambitious climate action and energy security" said Minister Bowenhttps://www.innovationaus.com/us-aus-to-launch-tech-incubator-under-net-zero-partnership/Meanwhile Octopus Investments Australia has launched its $10 billion renewable energy investment platform for institutional and wholesale investors, including superannuation firm Hostplus and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation. The portfolio already boasts Australia’s largest operational solar farm at Darlington Point, Ne
22 July 2022 by Jeremy Wright

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14 July 2022 by IdeaSpies

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System 002- an effective ocean cleanup
Trash accumulates in five ocean garbage patches, the largest one being the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, located between Hawai
9 July 2022 by IdeaSpies