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Soaring to new (clean energy) heights

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 9th September 2020 -  It’s hoped the world’s first solar powered skydive will send a strong message about the potential of renewable energy If skydiving is on your bucket list, there might soon be a way you

Budget supermarket ALDI commits to renewable power

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 1st September 2020 -  The company is the 64th biggest user of electricity in Australia, with more than 550 stores  ALDI Australia says it will use renewable electricity to power 100 per cent of its local operations

Big Melbourne corporates sign up to renewable future

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 30th June 2020 -  Melbourne’s deputy lord mayor says renewable energy investments can and should play a big part in the economic recovery from COVID-19 Some of Melbourne’s biggest universities and

The federal government urged to steer clear of a gas-fired coronavirus recovery

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 24th June 2020 -  Community leaders say gas is a very unstable foundation on which to rebuild an economy    Australia needs a renewable energy powered recovery from COVID-19 and must not turn to investing

NSW investing in solar, but not for all

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 23rd October 2019 -  A scheme that will see solar panels installed on 3,000 low-income NSW homes has advocates worried  Renewable energy advocates have criticised the NSW government’s solar panel plan

Solar in the sunshine state outshines coal

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 9th October 2019 -  Queensland solar panels are producing twice as much electricity as the state’s largest coal-fired power station, marking a new milestone for the renewables industry.  Dr Anthony

How the circular economy can help tackle climate change

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 -  There needs to be a shift in the global approach to tackling climate change, according to a new report, which suggests the circular economy could be the missing piece in the puzzle.

Australia is the runaway global leader in building new renewable energy

Contributor, Thursday, 26th September 2019 -  Despite our federal government’s somewhat timid approach to climate change action, Australia’s renewable energy industry has been growing at a cracking pace – 10 times the global

Time to change the way we invest

Contributor, Thursday, 15th August 2019 -  Why are more foundations not joining the mission-investing trend or deploying a greater share of their assets, asks Ellen Dorsey, executive director at Wallace Global Fund. A growing

Renewables are powering to the top, but not for long

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 31st July 2019 -  The renewables sector has experienced two years of unprecedented growth, but a lack of government policy is threatening the sector’s future, new survey results show.    In 2018,

Solar energy could re-power the planet and the NT economy

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 24th June 2019 -  The Northern Territory is one of the sunniest places on earth, and according to a new report, turning sunshine into energy could be the answer to reviving the territory’s flailing

Doco of the Month: 2040

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 11th June 2019 -  What will the world look like in 2040? Director Damon Gameau talks to Wendy Williams about his vision for his daughter’s future and why we all need to join the regeneration, as part of
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