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Say YES to climate action!

05/06/2011 11:00 am

Across Australia on June 5 people will stand up and say YES to action on climate change a price on pollution!

At 11am (1pm in Brisbane, 1.30 in Canberra) on Sunday, June 5, we'll come together in every major city to show our support for action on climate change.

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In today's Canberra Times, Greens senator, Christine Milne, stated, almost verbatim, 100% Renewables demand for Australia to implement the transition from fossil fuels to renewables.

''While Labor is still wedded to its outdated target to reduce Australia's pollution by 60per cent by 2050, the Greens read and understand the climate science and are committed to setting Australia on the path to a zero emissions economy as soon as possible,'' Senator Milne said.

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Here's is a link to an article in the Climate Spectator which covers the 1,000 page IPCC report which details how, and at what cost, the world could be powered by renewables by 80%: http://www.climatespectator.co

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The Australian Conservation Fund (ACF) has recently published a report detailing the $12 billion of subsidies being paid in support of fossil fuels: http://www.acfonline.org.au/uploads/res/climate_expenditure_and_subsidies.pdf

Wouldn't be great if this hypocrisy was turned around 180% and those funds given to renewables!  There'd be no need for a market based carbon pollution price and they could get on with implementing  a national FiT insteadl!!

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Posted by Pablo Brait
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Originally Published by Beyond Zero Emissions

The State Grid Corporation of China has announced that it will invest $75.8 billion in ultra-high-voltage transmission projects over the next five years, embracing cutting-edge transmission technology to meet the rapidly expanding energy needs of the world’s most populous nation.

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Zero Carbon Australia Plan - Brisbane Launch

27/10/2010 6:00 pm
27/10/2010 8:00 pm

Our friends at Beyond Zero Emissions are holding a free launch event for their Zero Carbon Australia Plan in Sydney on Wednesday 27 October.

This cutting-edge plan, the culmination of over 12 months and thousands of hours of work by engineers, scientists and postgraduate students, is a collaboration between the climate solutions think tank Beyond Zero Emissions, and the University of Melbourne Energy Institute.

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