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The Rainforest

…as a metaphor for an innovation ecosystem. I can always tell when I should write about a book because I find myself telling people about it before it has even gone cold on my bookshelf. This is one of those … Continue reading

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Update – Renewables for All project

The theme behind this project is making sure parts of our community don’t miss out in the race to renewables. Those on the lowest incomes and renters, have extra hurdles to jump if they want to benefit from rooftop solar … Continue reading

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The Great Escape

…Health, Wealth and the Origins of Inequality. This book was a data nerdy feast. What a fabulous question to answer – are we better off? and is it at the expense of others? The stories that inspired it are personal. … Continue reading

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Renewables for All

I’m currently doing some work with the Coalition for Community Energy and the Conservation Council to explore opportunities for those who can’t readily access renewable energy. This is typically people who rent, those on low income or those who live … Continue reading

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Climate Change Strategy for 2015

What should a new Climate Change Strategy look like for South Australia? This week the South Australian Government started consultation on a revision of its climate change strategy – to update the 2007 version and respond to the Premier’s Climate … Continue reading

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Transition for Port Augusta

Many of you will be aware that Port Augusta faces an immediate challenge. When Alinta closes the doors of the old coal fired power station, at least 100 jobs will be lost between Port Augusta, Leigh Creek and the towns … Continue reading

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RePower Port Augusta with solar thermal

The Opportunity: The Repower Port Augusta campaign has made many aware that solar thermal energy offers a possible, job rich, alternative to coal. Many investments in renewable energy provide significant investment to international manufacturers of wind or solar energy. Locally … Continue reading

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