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Energy firms swoop on startups in billion-dollar technology race – ETtech

Companies such as Germany’s Innogy, France’s EDF and Dutch Eneco, as well as oil majors like Total, have set up their own venture capital funds to scour the globe for potentially disruptive technologies. Source: Energy firms swoop on startups in billion-dollar technology race – ETtech

Advanced technology and manufacturing necessary for Australia’s future: BAE chairman | afr.com

With the Australian Government investing an unprecedented $195 billion in defence and security over the next 10 years, the opportunity for the nation’s defence industry to drive economic growth and build the skill-set and technologies for future prosperity must not be underestimated. Source: Advanced technology and manufacturing necessary for Australia’s future: BAE chairman | afr.com

Shell to tie executive bonuses to greenhouse gas goals – Business – CBC News

The new initiative by the Anglo-Dutch group comes in response to mounting pressure from investors to adapt to an expected flattening in oil consumption within as little as five years and international plans to phase out fossil fuels by the end of the century to combat global warming. Source: Shell to tie executive bonuses to… Read More ›

Rift in Pine Island Glacier points to a coming, broader collapse

Large parts of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet could collapse in coming decades as human-caused climate change and other forces weaken glaciers. Such an event would trigger catastrophic sea level rise and coastal flooding around the world. Source: Rift in Pine Island Glacier points to a coming, broader collapse

So much from so little

One of the many report launches at COP22 was the 2016 Global Status of CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage), released by GCCSI (Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute) on November 15th. The report… Source: So much from so little

A Wrenching Choice for Alaska Towns in the Path of Climate Change – The New York Times

With its proximity to the Arctic, Alaska is warming about twice as fast as the rest of the United States and the state is heading for the warmest year on record. The government has identified at least 31 Alaskan towns and cities at imminent risk of destruction Source: A Wrenching Choice for Alaska Towns in… Read More ›

Catching the waves: it’s time for Australia to embrace ocean renewable energy

Australia has the world’s largest wave energy resource – so how do we unlock our ocean’s potential? Source: Catching the waves: it’s time for Australia to embrace ocean renewable energy

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