What we would do for industries like smelting, for air travel and for back-up for hospitals and other critical users of electricity I don't know.
Unfortunately, the RC was not designed to seriously act on the major issues that could more substantially reduce the bushfire threat, such as land management and fire-fighting practices.
Having an opinion about climate change, let alone declaring it, is now the centre of personal, political and international disputes.
I keep seeing suggestions that now we know how to deal with Covid-19 (do we?) it's time to deal with the biggest threat of all, climate change.
Why did Prof. Noam Chomsky call the US Republican Party 'The most dangerous organization in the history of the world'?
California leads the way to electricity blackouts, closely followed by South Australia. They both created this problem by taxing, banning, delaying or demolishing reliable coal, nuclear, gas or hydro generators.
I don't get mailed messages urging me to adopt solar technology on my roof. If I do, I was told, my electricity would be free!
The threats to world order are climate change and the coronavirus, not nuclear fission. The fear of nuclear energy should be exorcised.
'A quantitative, scientific method for deriving estimates of koala populations and trends was possible, in the absence of empirical data on abundances.'
In the most recent evolution of VicForests public bid for forest certification, the government forest agency has lodged a formal complaint against three directors of FSC for breaching standards and articles of constitution.
Instead of sustainable management by mild burning across the landscape, ‘education’, emergency warnings and evacuations are the new deal.
A few years ago the ACT Government declared that it would so organise things that the ACT would be carbon-neutral before very long.