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Renewable energy jobs boom possible

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Up to 60,000 jobs by 2030, regions the biggest winners. ANALYSIS FROM THE Australia Institute shows that 53 percent renewable energy capacity by 2030 would create between 18,000 and 59,000 direct jobs across the country. The wide range of possible employment outcomes depends largely on how much assembly and manufacturing can be

Australia burns while politicians fiddle

End of November, Qld is burning up in high heat and winds — Expert reactions. The Australian Science Media Centre gathered some expert reactions to what has been called ‘once in a century’ (we’ll see) flooding in and around Sydney and catastrophic fires in Queensland burning in 40 degree heat. Here are

How did life form after Big Bang?

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New evidence. THE BIG BANG theory and the question of how life on Earth began has fascinated scientists for decades, but new research from The University of Western Australia suggests the conditions that resulted from the Big Bang are different to what we thought. The Big Bang theory, developed in 1927 is

Counting virtual kangaroos

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How do they get those numbers? “  This could be the greatest wildlife swindle in scientific history…  In 2011, I reviewed government data finding that kangaroos are in serious long-term decline in New South Wales. I submitted exhaustive scientific evidence detailing critical errors in government population surveys; flaws in the harvest

Drought victim!

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Do you know how difficult it is to remove eel slime from your hands? On my walk yesterday afternoon (Tues 6 Nov 2018), I skirted the waterholes, now mud holes, in our swamp checking for any sign of pigs. What I found was an enormous dead eel (1m long, 10cm thick) lying

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