So this is how bizarre 2011 was. Both Labor and the Coalition agreed they would act to reduce Australian emissions 5% by 2020. The Labor lot, allegedly socialist, were going to use market mechanisms. 148 more words
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Alberta announced a new Residential and Commercial Solar rebate program on February 27, funded with $36 million from revenues from the province’s carbon levy. The government estimates that the program will stimulate up to 900 jobs in the solar sector, while reducing GHG emissions and cutting installation costs for residences by 30 per cent and for businesses and non-profits by 25 per cent. 305 more words
We do love a good techno-fix, when the alternative is doing something now about future problems. And so it was that the fossil fuel industry, following the lead/very-gentle-indeed-shove of Bush and Howard, started spruiking ‘clean coal… 297 more words
Last week the National Audit Office published a report Carbon Capture and Storage: the second competition for government support. The main headline was
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“The Department has now tried twice to kick start CCS in the UK, but there are still no examples of the technology working.