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Top 10 countries for solar PV capacity in 2012
The West Antarctic ice sheet is collapsing due to global warming, three studies have concluded. Sea levels predicted to rise 3m in 100 years.
Australia experienced an extreme heatwave during January 2014 with maximum temperatures in excess of 40C were experienced on 4 successive days.
The Solana solar power plant was commissioned in October 2013. The plant in Arizona features arrays of solar mirrors and energy storage using hot salt.
The summer of 2012-2013 was the hottest summer in Australian history. January 2013 was the hottest month. January 7 2013 was the hottest day.
Australia's solar era dawns with over 1.5 million rooftop power stations - equivalent to three medium sized coal-fired power plants.
Torrential rain of an intensity not seen in decades causes floods in Athens on Friday 22 February 2013
2012 Was Hottest Year Ever in United States with the previous record for temperature differences between years, set in 1998, exceeded by a full degree Fahrenheit.
The United Nations Environment Program released a report in November 2012 indicating that the world's permafrost is beginning to thaw, bringing with it the threat of a big increase in global warming by 2100.
Hurricane Sandy formed over the Caribbean and tracked north, making landfall on the New Jersey south coast at Atlantic City, south of New York at approximately 20:00 (8pm) Monday 29 October 2012 EDT. Although downgraded to a tropical storm, Sandy is estimated to have caused $45b damage across 9 States.
The world's human population reached 7 billion people in 2012. The challenges of curbing population growth and supplying food for everyone are key issues for the current millennium.


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Surrey Hills house.
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CH2 building
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Goongerah house
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Brunswick West house
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Kancoona house
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Knoxfield house
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Moonee Ponds house
St Kilda Ecohouse
St Kilda Ecohouse
Swinburne National Centre for Sustainability
Swinburne National Centre for Sustainability
Green building checklist
Green building checklist


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2011 Carbon price rally
2011 Carbon price rally
Tropical cyclone Yasi
Tropical cyclone Yasi
2009 Victorian bushfires
2009 Victorian bushfires
2011-2015 Victorian government scorecard
2011-2015 Victorian government scorecard
Orange stormwater harvesting
Orange stormwater harvesting
Samsø renewable energy
Samsø renewable energy
Freiburg sustainable transport
Freiburg sustainable transport
North South pipeline
North South pipeline
Victorian desalination plant
Victorian desalination plant
Stop logging Melbourne water catchments
Stop logging Melbourne water catchments
Melbourne water usage
Melbourne water usage
Swimming pools
Swimming pools
Save Brown Mountain forest
Save Brown Mountain forest
2008 Walk Against Warming
2008 Walk Against Warming
Geothermal energy in Australia
Geothermal energy in Australia
CERES electric car
CERES electric car
350.org
350.org
Australian climate action groups
Australian climate action groups
Donald solar power
Donald solar power
2009 Climate Emergency Rally
2009 Climate Emergency Rally
Human sign in Melbourne, May 2009
Human sign in Melbourne, May 2009
Kubuntu Linux
Kubuntu Linux
2009 Walk Against Warming
2009 Walk Against Warming
Melbourne eastern cycle route
Melbourne eastern cycle route


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