Australia’s fuel stockpile is perilously low, so why aren’t we stocking up?

Australia’s fuel stockpile is perilously low, so why aren’t we stocking up?

Posted May 09, 2018 15:08:09 Photo: Australia doesn’t stockpile fuel in the way that other countries do, leaving us vulnerable to disruptions in supply. (AAP: Lukas Coch) Related Story: Government announces review into liquid fuel security Related Story: Australia needs electric vehicles more than any other nation Australia is an …

Turnbull Government announces review into fuel security as emergency stocks dwindle

Turnbull Government announces review into fuel security as emergency stocks dwindle

Posted May 07, 2018 10:13:44 Photo: Australia will review its fuel security amid reports the country has less than 50 days fuel remaining. (Supplied: ExxonMobil) The Turnbull Government has announced a review into Australia’s fuel reserves amid fears the country has just days of emergency stocks remaining. Federal Energy Minister …

Australia’s shipping industry to halve toxic emissions by 2050 with dramatic drop of sulphur in fuel – ABC Rural

Australia’s shipping industry to halve toxic emissions by 2050 with dramatic drop of sulphur in fuel – ABC Rural

The United Nations’ International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has confirmed its intention to reduce sulphur emissions by 3 per cent over the next two years, and to halve greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. From January 1, 2020, the limit for the approved amount of sulphur contained in ship fuel oil …

NSW paramedics ‘fearful’ as drugs and alcohol fuel increasing violence

NSW paramedics ‘fearful’ as drugs and alcohol fuel increasing violence

Posted April 29, 2018 15:07:49 Photo: Paramedic Jason Kirkaldy says violence is on the rise (ABC News: Jean Kennedy ) New South Wales paramedics have been verbally and physically assaulted “at least” 60 times this year, with long-term paramedics revealing the threat of violence is now just part of the …

NSW paramedics ‘fearful’ as drugs and alcohol fuel increasing violence towards them

NSW paramedics ‘fearful’ as drugs and alcohol fuel increasing violence towards them

Posted April 29, 2018 15:09:03 Photo: Paramedic Jason Kirkaldy says violence is on the rise (ABC News: Jean Kennedy ) New South Wales paramedics have been verbally and physically assaulted “at least 60 times this year”, with long-term paramedics admitting the threat of violence is now just part of the …

Prince Alexander? Prince William’s remarks to Alexander Downer fuel Royal baby name speculation

Prince Alexander? Prince William’s remarks to Alexander Downer fuel Royal baby name speculation

Updated April 26, 2018 10:31:16 Video: Prince William jokes about royal baby name with Alexander Downer (ABC News) Think the Royal baby might be named Alexander? Funny you should say that. Key points: Prince William also said Jerry was a “strong name” Alexandra is the Queen’s middle name Arthur, Albert …

Super fund holders shift towards cash as shaky share markets fuel investment fears

Super fund holders shift towards cash as shaky share markets fuel investment fears

Updated April 10, 2018 18:29:09 If you’re approaching retirement, you could be forgiven for being a little nervous about your super balance. Key points: More Australians using alternative investments, such as switching money to cash Signs of inflation in the US and fears of a global trade war spooked markets …

Super fund holders shift towards cash as shaky share markets fuel investment fears

Super fund holders shift towards cash as shaky share markets fuel investment fears

Posted April 10, 2018 17:40:06 If you’re approaching retirement, you could be forgiven for being a little nervous about your super balance. Key points: More Australians using alternative investments, such as switching money to cash Signs of inflation in the US and fears of a global trade war spooked markets …

South Australia bushfire: record temperatures fuel blaze near Adelaide | Weather

Record-breaking temperatures and fierce winds have left fire services struggling to contain a bushfire south of Adelaide, and residents are being urged to flee their homes or enact their bushfire survival plans. The Country Fire Service (CFS) has issued a watch and act warning for Inman Valley – near Stockwell …

New renewable energy capacity double fossil fuel growth in record-breaking 2017: UN report – Science News

New renewable energy capacity double fossil fuel growth in record-breaking 2017: UN report – Science News

Solar power is continuing to surge ahead as the world’s emerging energy technology, according to a United Nations report that found global spending on solar was higher than any other energy source in 2017. Key points UN solar report Key points: Australia increased renewable investment by 147 per cent to …