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World greenhouse emissions reached a new record in 2013, and will be even higher in 2014. EPA/Oliver Berg/AAP

Global carbon report: emissions will hit new heights in 2014

As heads of state gather in New York for tomorrow’s United Nations climate summit, a new report on the state of the world’s carbon budget tells them that greenhouse emissions hit a new record last year…

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There are numerous methods for maintaining electricity supply when renewables are in the grid. Johan Douma/Flickr

How to get renewable energy into the grid — without losing power

The recent review of the Australian Renewable Energy Target has once again raised the issue of the “unreliability” of some renewable power sources such as wind and solar power. Their variability, which…

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