18 08, 2021

What Is the Best Way to Notice and Deal with a Gas Leak?

2021-08-26T12:39:15+00:00August 18, 2021|Categories: Natural gas|

Since 2016, a scientist from the University of NSW has been on a mission. Professor Bryce Kelly wants to know how much methane humans release into the atmosphere. That is because methane is a powerful greenhouse gas. Therefore, it is a major contributor to climate change. Unfortunately, Kelly has found plumes of methane in the air in both Sydney and [...]

13 07, 2021

Australia’s Damaging Focus on Natural Gas in 2021 (Video)

2021-10-11T22:47:41+00:00July 13, 2021|Categories: Natural gas|

 This video demonstrates Australia's damaging focus on natural gas in 2021. In May 2021, Australia’s federal government announced that it would fund a new natural gas power plant. For this purpose, it set aside AUD $600 million. The government wants to build the plant in the Hunter region of New South Wales (NSW).Ransley, E. (2021). “Poor move”: ScoMo’s “appalling” [...]

7 07, 2021

How Australian Gas Reserves Affect the Economy

2021-08-26T13:07:55+00:00July 7, 2021|Categories: Natural gas|

The Australian government has pinned the country’s economic recovery from COVID-19 on natural gas reserves.Scott Morrison’s “gas-led recovery”: what is it and will it really make energy cheaper?. (2020). The Guardian. [online] 17 Sep. Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/sep/17/scott-morrisons-gas-led-recovery-what-is-it-and-will-it-really-make-energy-cheaper [Accessed 16 Jun. 2021]. Furthermore, these reserves support a huge export industry.Climate Council. (2019). Australia is now the world’s largest gas exporter. [online] Available [...]

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