All the media stories sent the same message, launching off the popular international myth that Australia has the most venomous creatures on Earth. Finally, this study had evidence to prove that Australia’s bees and wasps were more deadly than our snakes or spiders!
I didn’t post anything in January because I was in India for most of the month. It was an amazing trip, but I came home to the same news from before I went away…Australia still hasn’t cottoned on to the fact that coal is on the way out.
I saw these while I was in India:
India is ranked 5th in the world in terms of wind power installed capacity, with almost 11,000 MW capacity, and they’re planning more. The US and a lot of Europe are already on the fast-track to zero-emissions power generation. Even China reached their 2020 target of 30,000 MW of wind power this year, and have now increased the target to 150,000 MW. All this is compared to Australia’s current operating capacity of about 1,300 MW. Continue reading →