It was a hell of a way to start the 2020s in Australia:
scorching summer heat and wildfires so bad they created their own
weather systems; thousands of people stranded on beaches along the
southeast coast on New Year’s eve; a prime minister slow to
respond, and quick to dismiss climate change.
This week on The Energy Gang, a look at the bushfires in
Australia — their impact to the country, to the grid, and to
politics of climate.
Then, a big change could be coming to a foundational federal
policy in America. Are the proposed changes to PURPA a thoughtful
response to market conditions and cheap renewables, or a political
Finally, we learn to code. Joe Biden is the latest democrat to
push the idea that laid-off miners should learn to code. Why did it
spark so much derision?
The Atlantic: Australia Will Lose to Climate Change
GTM: FERC Proposal Brings New Threat to Already-Suffering PURPA
Tells Miners to Learn to Code
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Source: FS – GreenTech Media
Australia’s Hellish Start to 2020: The Impact of Bushfires on the Grid and Politics of Oz