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Transitioning the Latrobe Valley

Both the Coalition and Labor want to allocate another 13 billion tonnes of brown coal in hitherto unmined areas of the Valley such as west of Tyers, Traralgon Creek, Yinnar, near Churchill, Flynn, Rosedale and Gormandale. Most of this would be exported to China. In any case, the end use and processing of this coal will mean massive increases in greenhouse gas emissions and the ultimate destruction of thousands of hectares of fertile agricultural land. Continue reading

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We’re creating new clean energy – let’s keep going in this direction

During the summer of 2014 we had an extended period of days over 40 degrees. In those recent heat waves, our electricity supply did not fail once due to lack of supply. With a growing population and no additional coal … Continue reading

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