G7 heads of governments agree to phase out fossil fuels by end of the century

The seven industrial nations that form the so-called G7 agreed Monday to phase out the use of fossil fuels by the end of the century, in an effort they believe would help reduced greenhouse gases. The leaders of the U.S., Canada, Germany, France, the UK, Japan, and Italy, who are meeting in the German region […]

ENERGY SKILLS QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT AUSTRALIA HOLD ENERGY CONFERENCE

ENERGY SKILLS QUEENSLAND TO HAVE ENERGY CONFERENCE More info here >>> http://www.fcci.com.au/2011/08/1246/ Sourced & published by Henry Sapiecha  

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL CELEBRATES EARTH HOUR BY TURNING OFF ITS LIGHTS

Switch off a power of good BY HENRIETTA COOK 27 Mar, 2011 01:00 AM CANBERRA was transformed from a dazzling city into a sea of darkness last night as businesses, public institutions and households switched off their lights in support of Earth Hour.The best place to view the transformation was at the peak of Mt […]

GLOBAL WARMING A PROVEN SCAM SAYS SCIENTIST

The following is a letter to the American Physical Society released to the public by Professor Emiritus of physics Hal Lewis of the University of California at Santa Barbara. Top US scientist Hal Lewis resigned this week from his post at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He admitted global warming climate change was […]

ENERGY POLICIES-THE GOOD & THE BAD

THE REALITIES & FALICIES OF ENERGY POLICIES by James Tonkowich What will happen to jobs, living standards and families under restrictive energy policies? Pennsylvania is lucky. Even amid this prolonged recession and depressingly high unemployment (9.5% in PA), families and businesses in the Keystone State are still paying just 9.4 cents a kilowatt hour for […]

SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES SURVEY IN QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA

As someone interested in QWESTNet, we value your input. We are continually striving to improve QWESTNet to meet your needs. With your help we can continue to bring together sustainable technology users and retailers to provide the opportunity for like-minded participants to network and build business relationships. The following survey will gather information regarding the […]

WORLD ENERGY SUMMIT IN ABU DHABI JAN 2011

Which Sessions? Filter sessions to match your interest areas using the news My WFES tool now. Simply select technology fields, speakers and energy aspects important to you to help you select your sessions… The World Future Energy Summit spans 10 technology fields: Solar Nuclear Energy Storage E-mobility Smart Cards & Super Grids Wind Biofuels Green […]

SAHARA SUPERGRID TO POWER THE WORLD ENERGY NEEDS

Sahara Solar Breeder Project aims to provide 50 percent of the world’s electricity by 2050 This is ambition with a capital A. Universities in Japan and Algeria have teamed up on a project that aims to solve the world’s energy problems. Called the Sahara Solar Breeder Project, the plan is to build manufacturing plants around […]

PUBLIC TRANSPORT TRAVEL IS EASIER SAYS SPEAKER…

Making Travel Easy Presenter: Eleanor Somers Translink Transit Authority Listen to Presentation Eleanor provided an overview of the role of the Translink Transit Authority in ‘Making Travel Easy’.  The presentation highlighted the Translink network plan and focused on the priorities as we move forward in meeting the challenges of providing public transport for a growing […]

ELECTRIC VEHICLES & THE GOVERNMENT SPEAKER HERE…

What’s the Queensland Government doing on Electric Vehicles? Presenter: Nick Weinert Office of Climate Change Listen to Presentation Nick delivered information surrounding the development of the discussion paper “Electric Vehicle Roadmap” Received & published by Henry Sapiecha