Employment in Renewable Energy Activities, Australia, 2015-16 – Australian Bureau of Statistics

MEDIA RELEASE:  Employment in renewable energy down 16% in 2015-16, 17 March 2017 Employment in renewable energy activity fell 16 per cent between 2014-15 and 2015-16, continuing a decline in renewable energy employment since 2011-12, according to an Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) publication released today. ABS Program Manager of Environment and Agricultural Statistics, Lisa Wardlaw-Kelly, … [Read More] Employment in Renewable Energy Activities, Australia, 2015-16 – Australian Bureau of Statistics

The Future of Energy: As business commitments to renewable energy increase, so must the sector’s respect for human rights – Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Extract from an article by Jim McClelland, Times (UK) Much has happened since 195 countries adopted the first universal, legally binding climate deal to limit global warming below 2C, as signatories to the COP21 Paris Agreement, 2015… There is resilience to this shared vision for renewables and upwards trajectory, despite Brexit and President Trump, observes … [Read More] The Future of Energy: As business commitments to renewable energy increase, so must the sector’s respect for human rights – Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Renewable Energy: The power is back in our hands – Renew Economy

Extract The battleground for energy control has long been occupied by the large resources companies, and at the other end, the green-minded efficiency zealots. Today, the debate around renewable energy is becoming mainstream as Australians grapple with issues such as large-scale power outages and the rising cost of domestic power. One of the key success … [Read More] Renewable Energy: The power is back in our hands – Renew Economy

39 Italian municipalities are now 100 per cent renewable – The Fifth Estate

Extract Thirty-nine Italian municipalities are now meeting 100 per cent of their energy demands with renewable energy, proving that it is fully possible in this type of climate for urban areas to completely decarbonise and provide cheap energy for citizens and businesses. The change over the last 10 years has been remarkable. Italy as a … [Read More] 39 Italian municipalities are now 100 per cent renewable – The Fifth Estate

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