Archive | February, 2021

‘All the bones are there’: could a new electric vehicle be built in Australia? | Australia news | The Guardian

February 28, 2021

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With the right incentives, many believe Australia can still ride the electric revolution, reviving its car industry and slashing emissions at the same time

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/feb/28/all-the-bones-are-there-could-a-new-electric-vehicle-be-built-in-australia

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‘Bike lanes to nowhere’: for cyclists, Los Angeles is heaven and hell | Los Angeles | The Guardian

February 19, 2021

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Poor infrastructure makes LA one of the most difficult US cities to bike in. Cyclists hope the pandemic will change that…”

Source: ‘Bike lanes to nowhere’: for cyclists, Los Angeles is heaven and hell | Los Angeles | The Guardian

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Opinion | Innovation, Not Trees. How Bill Gates Plans to Save the Planet. – The New York Times

February 16, 2021

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Will battery technology in Australia change the face of our nation’s electricity grid?

February 15, 2021

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Australia’s first “big” battery worked so well there are now more than 40 built or planned. How might they reshape the grid?

Source: Will battery technology in Australia change the face of our nation’s electricity grid?

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Electric Cars, Cool. But When? 

February 14, 2021

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From steel city to bike city: Wollongong pins hopes on becoming world-class cycling destination | Cities | The Guardian

February 14, 2021

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With 130km of bike paths that wind along the region’s beaches, Australia’s 10th-largest city is striving to make cycling the preferred mode of transport. But it’s an uphill battle

Source: From steel city to bike city: Wollongong pins hopes on becoming world-class cycling destination | Cities | The Guardian

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Science…

February 13, 2021

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If we could tap 0.1 percent of the energy under the earth’s surface we could supply humanity’s total energy needs for two million years.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/11/opinion/science-technology.html?referringSource=articleShare

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‘We’re in a new era of hybrid work’: CEOs embrace COVID challenges

February 9, 2021

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Major chief executives have expressed confidence they can manage remote workforces as the coronavirus pandemic forces businesses to permanently change the way they operate.

Source: ‘We’re in a new era of hybrid work’: CEOs embrace COVID challenges

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City workers snub office return for greater flexibility at home

February 9, 2021

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https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/city-workers-snub-office-return-for-greater-flexibility-at-home-20210208-p570g8.html?btis

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Hype or Holy Grail: what is driving the hydrogen rush?

February 9, 2021

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“There have been false starts for hydrogen in the past,” the International Energy Agency says, but it acknowledges significant support is emerging from governments, oil and gas producers, car makers and renewable energy suppliers. “This time could be different.”

https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/hype-or-holy-grail-what-s-driving-the-hydrogen-rush-20210203-p56z16.html?btis

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