Biomass power for the Hunter seen as positive step to tackle climate change

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“Hunter Energy Executive Forester, John Halkett, discusses biomass-based renewable energy in the Hunter Valley with The Hon Joel Fitzgibbon, MP for Hunter.“ THE conversion of the Redbank power station at Warkworth, NSW, near Singleton, to biomass energy will be a significant contributor to the Hunter Valley economy, says Joel Fitzgibbon, MP Hunter. Hunter Energy, the […]

Why hydrogen needs to take centre stage at COP26

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Hydrogen is likely to play a crucial role in the pursuit of energy transition over the coming years. However, the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow in November will be the acid test that determines whether involved players are now prepared to put their words into action. Having net zero targets are […]

National Hydrogen Roadmap

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Hydrogen gas (‘hydrogen’) is a versatile energy carrier and feedstock, derived primarily by splitting water or by reacting fossil fuels with steam or controlled amounts of oxygen. While hydrogen has served mostly as an input into a range of industrial processes, it has the potential to be used across a number of applications as shown […]

Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis

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The report from Working Group I of the IPCC, covering the physical science of climate change, is the first contribution to the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report, and the only part that will be published before COP26 in Glasgow. Its release is a key moment in what has become the most important year for international cooperation […]

COP26 summit lessons

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COP26 summit lessons – After two weeks of photo ops, discussions, and negotiations, the COP26 summit in Glasgow has come to a close. Now that the dust has settled, what was achieved and what promises have world leaders made to tackle climate change and ensure global warming stays below 1.5°C? There were high hopes that […]