How Australia can phase out coal power while maintaining energy security

Daniel D’Hotman, University of Oxford and Steven Hamilton, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University The end of coal-fired generation in Australia is inevitable. Zero marginal cost, zero emissions energy is now a reality. Wind and solar are cheaper sources of new electricity than coal in most cases, putting significant pressure on the profitability

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Women take lead roles in India’s farmers’ protest

A protest march in Kolkata in support of farmers. Women have been central to the recent protests. (AP Photo/Bikas Das) Navjotpal Kaur, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Sumeet Sekhon, University of British Columbia As temperatures plummet, hundreds of thousands of men, women and children continue to spend bone-chilling days and nights in makeshift shelters across

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Fortescue – climate change – net zero operational emissions by 2040

Fortescue has announced, for itself, an emissions reduction goal of net zero operational emissions by 2040 underpinned by a pathway to decarbonisation, including the reduction of Scope 1 and 2 emissions from Existing Operations by 26 per cent from 2020 levels, by 2030. Further information on its approach can be found at https://www.fmgl.com.au/workingresponsibly/climate-change-and-energy    

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Downer – Sustainability Linked Loan and position on Climate change.

On 4 December 2020, Downer’s case study noted that it had completed Australia’s largest Sustainability Linked loan in 2020.    More information can be found at:  https://www.downergroup.com/downer-completes-australias-largest-sustainab An outline of Downer’s position on climate change can be found at https://www.downergroup.com/climate-change-faq Downer commits to the decarbonisation  of its absolute Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by

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Woolworths releases 2025 Sustainability Plan

On 11 November 2020, the Woolworths Group (WOW) released it 2025 Sustainability Plan showing its commitment to transparency and a better tomorrow .    Well done Woolworths.  Find it HERE. Utilising the following 5 guiding principles, WOW shows how they turn these principles into specific goals and commitments. 01  We act like a leader and

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