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UK government backs scheme for motorway cables to power lorries | Travel and transport | The Guardian

July 28, 2021

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E-highway study given £2m to draw up plans for overhead electric cables on motorway near Scunthorpe

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jul/27/uk-government-backs-scheme-for-motorway-cables-to-power-lorries

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Bourke Street Mall: Melbourne’s prize shopping strip faces lean years

July 26, 2021

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“The pandemic, and the changing face of shopping, has left Melbourne’s famous Bourke Street Mall facing “grim” times with rents tumbling and vacancies rising.

Bourke Street Mall is facing a challenge to retain its premier status as a retail shopping strip, with the pandemic and changing shopping habits looking set to force radical changes.”

Source: Bourke Street Mall: Melbourne’s prize shopping strip faces lean years

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The cost of cooling: how air conditioning is heating up the world | Climate change | The Guardian

July 26, 2021

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As temperatures rise, a new book delves into the environmental toll of America’s favorite way to cool off

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jul/25/air-conditioning-climate-crisis-global-heating

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Opinion | The AI we should fear is already here – The Washington Post

July 22, 2021

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Dire warnings about the possibility of artificial intelligence running amok and endangering civilization distract from its pernicious effects in the here and now.”

Source: Opinion | The AI we should fear is already here – The Washington Post

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Getting electric cars on the road in Australia could be easier than you think

July 22, 2021

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https://www.theage.com.au/business/the-economy/getting-electric-cars-on-the-road-in-australia-could-be-easier-than-you-think-20210720-p58bac.html?btis

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Opponents of housebuilding claim to care more about the environment than prices from TheEconomist

July 16, 2021

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Opponents of housebuilding claim to care more about the environment than prices from TheEconomist

The sharp increase in housebuilding in recent years has given a fillip to nimbys, people who don’t mind development as long as it is Not In My Back Yard.”

https://www.economist.com/britain/2021/07/17/opponents-of-housebuilding-claim-to-care-more-about-the-environment-than-prices

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Hydrogen Is One Answer to Climate Change. Getting It Is the Hard Part

July 14, 2021

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“Hydrogen is one of the most plentiful elements in the universe, but producing it in a way that is emission-free is costly. Pioneering companies are working to change that.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/13/business/hydrogen-climate-change.html?referringSource=articleShare

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Doughnut Days and Hybrid Working Models

July 14, 2021

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“‘Doughnut’ meetings and choosing your office days: How companies are making the shift to hybrid work.”

https://www.theage.com.au/business/entrepreneurship/doughnut-meetings-and-choosing-your-office-days-how-companies-are-making-the-shift-to-hybrid-work-20210712-p5892t.html?btis

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Melbourne, Sydney CBDs will need four years to recover from lockdown

July 12, 2021

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AFR: “Melbourne and Sydney CBDs will take four years or more to pass their pre-pandemic economic levels as the country’s cities are smashed by lockdowns, analysis by Deloitte Access Economics has found.”

http://www.afr.com/news/economy/melbourne-sydney-cbds-will-need-four-years-to-recover-from-lockdown-20210709-p588hm?btis

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The 8.04am to Flinders St: will we ride the train the same way again?

July 4, 2021

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https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/the-8-04am-to-flinders-st-will-we-ride-the-train-the-same-way-again-20210701-p5861d.html?btis

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