In the summer of 2009, U.S. and Australian climate politics had a similar look and feel. The lower houses of legislature in each country had passed carbon trading schemes and were waiting on their respective senates to act. While the U.S. House’s wide-ranging cap-and-trade bill didn’t stand much of a chance in (more…)
If the public could have its way, Australia would be 100 per cent powered with alternative energy.
This is the main finding of a recent survey carried out by campaigners who interviewed 14,000 people across the country.
Cleantech in Australia has been growing by leaps and bounds. Australian Cleantech provides numerous services, including the development of different policy initiatives that would stimulate future cleantech investments. Through Cleantech Australia, many topics have been covered, including renewable energy, low emission technologies, recycling, low emissions (more…)
With as much potential for the development of solar energy that exists all around Australia it is no surprise that the nation has had big plans recently for the renewable energy type. Over the years, Australia has developed a fairly sizable solar energy program with substantial government support backing the developments. As evidence, recent news coming from New (more…)
One of the biggest green movements in the aviation industry has to be the focus on trying to find the perfect biofuels to cut down the carbon emissions given off by an airplane using standard jet fuel. Many aviation companies, fuel companies, and various branches of the military in both the United States and other nations have had varying degrees of success utilizing mixes (more…)
Australia installed more solar power in 2010 than it had during the previous decade, says a Clean Energy Australia report.
“Over the past year more than 100,000 (more…)
Australian officials plan to build a 140-turbine wind farm in Victoria, the nation’s most densely populated state, by 2013, a billion-dollar project that would be the largest in the Southern hemisphere. The wind farm will provide enough electricity for 220,000 homes and is key to the nation’s new target of meeting 20 percent of its energy needs with renewable (more…)