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Mean streets of New York or Sharks?

The likelihood of being involved in a shark accident is considerably smaller than winning the top prize in lottery. Between 1959 and 2003 1,857 people were struck and killed by lightening alone in the coastal states of the USA. In the same time frame there were 740 shark accidents, 22 of which were fatal. Probability…

South Australia achieves 19.2% rooftop solar penetration

The rapid rise of solar PV rooftops in Australia has stunned even some of the most optimistic renewable energy enthusiasts, and the most recent snapshot of the state of the solar power sector shows this momentum isn’t slowing. Spark Infrastructure, one of the largest critical infrastructure investment groups in Australia, recently released a webcast that provides half-year results for growth…

Turning CO2 into Rocks

An increasing amount of research is being done into how to capture and store carbon dioxide rather than continuing to pump it into the Earth’s atmosphere. Lowering levels by somehow storing it for long periods of time could limit any predicted climate change, but how do you go about doing that cost effectively? A research team comprised of…

Australia to be the next major Oil player; 233 billion barrels.

In a virtually uninhabitable section of South Australia, a discovery has been made which could rock the world. Some are calling it the biggest discovery of oil in 50 years. tests suggest a minimum of 3.5 billion barrels of oil, up to a possible 233 billion barrels. Earlier this year, a company called Linc Energy announced that…

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