Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions #3

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Message 2135696 - Posted: 10 May 2024, 15:45:36 UTC

What can we (all) do?

What are the most powerful climate actions you can take? The expert view

For some very good practical and effective moves.

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For our only one planet...
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Message 2136134 - Posted: 22 May 2024, 16:55:47 UTC

UK breakthrough could slash emissions from cement
Scientists say they've found a way to recycle cement from demolished concrete buildings.
Cement is the modern world's most common construction material, but it is also a huge source of planet-warming gas emissions.
That is because of the chemical reactions when you heat limestone to high temperatures by burning fossil fuels.

It is what binds the sand and aggregate in concrete together, and concrete is the most widely used material on the planet after water.
It is also a major driver of climate change. If cement was a country, it would be the third biggest source of emissions after China and the US, responsible for 7.5% of human-made CO2.
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Message 2136140 - Posted: 22 May 2024, 22:14:57 UTC

Why dig and ship only to have the stuff shipped back in a different form when all that shipping can be eliminated.

$532 million committed to National Battery Strategy, but no plan yet on how to reclaim supply chain.

More than half a billion dollars of federal government funds have been set aside to encourage production of batteries in Australia, but exactly how the scheme will work has not yet been figured out.

A new National Battery Strategy has been released, aiming to make the country a globally competitive battery maker for domestic use and as an export opportunity.

It is part of the government's Future Made in Australia policy, which aims to grasp the economic opportunities of the global transition to net zero emissions, as well as ensuring China does not control the supply chain.

The centrepiece of the strategy is $532 million in financial incentives for the production of batteries. Announced in the budget earlier this month, the funding would be spread over seven years and administered by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

But the scheme, dubbed "Battery Breakthrough", has not yet been formulated, despite funding due to commence in the coming financial year.

"The government will work closely with industry and other stakeholders to design, develop and deliver the Battery Breakthrough," the strategy reads......
It's a much better plan than the opposition's mega dollar nuclear plan, it's also the same mob that stopped solar panels being made here.
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