Australia's Carbon Tax Debate

June 6, 2011 by Big Gav

The ABC has a look at some of the campaigning over the carbon tax - Carbon's Bill.CHRIS CLARK: But a $26 carbon price has been welcomed by some.JOHN CONNOR, CLIMATE INSTITUTE: Not a bad starting point. It will drive changes in the way in which generation - energy generation - is delivered right now.CHRIS CLARK: But it's not enough for...[read more]

Jenkins on ABC: U.S. Needs a National Strategy to Win the Clean Energy Race

February 1, 2010 by Breakthrough Institute

Jesse Jenkins joined ABC's Diane Sawyer on "The Conversation" via Skype today, to discuss clean technology competitiveness in the United States. In the interview, Jenkins emphasized the findings of the Breakthrough Institute/ITIF report, "Rising Tigers, Sleeping Giant," explaining to Ms. Sawyer that a national strategy for clean tech...[read more]

Shell to build floating LNG plant for Browse Basin gas

October 9, 2009 by Big Gav

The ABC reports that Shell is looking to process gas from the Browse Basin offshore - Shell to build floating LNG plant. Reuters has a more detailed story - Shell to deploy floating LNG plant off Australia, as does Bloomberg - Shell to Use World’s Biggest Ship at Australian Field .The company plans to process gas from its Prelude and...[read more]

The Coal Nightmare

September 7, 2009 by Big Gav

The ABC's Four Corners program tonight had an interesting episode on clean coal and the coal industry - The Coal Nightmare.Two months ago in Italy the leaders of the world's eight leading industrial nations agreed on the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent over the next 40 years. It's a noble objective but for many it...[read more]