Record levels of renewable energy investment is underway in Australia, as government and other major institutions place billions in new commitments. The Guardian reported this week financial commitments to renewables and storage totaled A$4.29bn in the December quarter, a 10-fold increase on the previous three months. “Australia is deploying new […]
Small Modular Nuclear Reactors – The Climate Change Solution?
Small modular nuclear reactors Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) are a type of nuclear power plant that has been gaining traction in recent years as a potential solution to climate change. SMRs are small, self-contained units that can be used to generate electricity. They are much smaller than traditional nuclear power […]
Historic $369 Billion for Climate Action Passes US Senate in Huge Victory for Democrats
After a marathon session and months of deal making and debate, the United States Senate passed the historic ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ – a sprawling bill aimed to bring down costs of medicines and energy – including a huge $369bn for climate change initiatives. This is the largest such direct investment […]
US Infrastructure Bill Passes: $110 Billion in Key Green Infrastructure Investments
The US Congress has passed the much anticipated infrastructure bill after months of political wrangling in Washington DC. The details of the bill our now being dissected, with significant investments in physical infrastructure, including green tech. Over US$110 billion will go to climate change focused infrastructure spending. According the sources, […]