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Is the grid ready for electric vehicles?

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This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections by Jan Ellen Spiegel Some Americans appear increasingly ready to give up their gas cars for electric vehicles. But are the country’s electric grids prepared for them? The question is a critical one … Read More

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New research, April 8-14, 2019

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A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. This post has separate sections for: Climate Change, Climate Change Impacts, Climate Change Mitigation, and Other Papers. Climate change mitigation Climate change communication Perception of public opinion on global … Read More

The Future for Australian Coal

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Problems  Australia is the worlds’ largest exporter of coal, selling thermal coal for electricity generation and coking coal for smelting world-wide.  In 2017 its export of this commodity was valued at over $40 billion, most of it produced in Queensland and New … Read More