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Coal Age to Green Age: the unstoppable energy revolution

By Tim Hollo March 17, 2014

Coal Age to Green Age: the unstoppable energy revolution Jay Tilley 17 March 2014 Jay Tilley explains why we’re already in the energy revolution and why it’s so exciting: “It doesn’t matter how much of a backwards, recalcitrant, head-in-the-sand government we have…we’ve already won in a lot…

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Free trade or fair

By Tim Hollo March 11, 2014

Free trade or fair Senator Peter Whish-Wilson 11 March 2014 Greens trade spokesperson Senator Peter Whish-Wilson explains what’s behind the free trade deals the government is negotiating – with Korea, China, Japan and the huge TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) which covers 12 countries, including the US, and 40% of…

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One stop chop

By Tim Hollo November 6, 2013

One stop chop Felicity Millner, Vic EDO, and Margaret Blakers, Green Institute 6 November 2013 The Abbott government is preparing to surrender its environment protection powers to the states. Under their ‘one stop shop’ agreements states will be able to assess and decide on proposals affecting threatened species, world…

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Extinction emergency

By Tim Hollo August 29, 2013

Extinction emergency Tim Flannery, David Lindenmeyer, Bob Brown, Sarah Rees speak at a packed forum in Melbourne Thursday 29 August 2013 The science is in — the ash forests ecosystem is in a state of near-collapse and Leadbeater’s Possum is heading rapidly to extinction. The case is compelling for…

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Down to Earth: accounting for carbon stocks

By Tim Hollo June 19, 2013

Down to Earth: accounting for carbon stocks Judith Ajani, Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU Wednesday 19 June 2013 The goal of the UN Climate Convention is to keep the stock of carbon in the atmosphere below the level where it will cause dangerous climate change. Yet international…

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Technology. Can we control it or will it control us

By Tim Hollo March 26, 2013

Technology. Can we control it or will it control us Georgia Miller, PhD candidate at UNSW and former coordinator of Friends of the Earth’s nanotechnology project Tuesday 26 March 2013 Nanotechnology, IT and biotechnology are promoted as ‘enabling’ technologies that, combined, could revolutionise communication, manufacturing, medicine and the military.

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