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G’day how’s it? For #9 we’re in Warrawong, at Futureworld. I spoke with Meryl about the centre. Meryl spoke of the renewable technologies it showcases, including local innovations and the educational value of the centre. Have a listen.

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I haven’t been able to check out this new serving from the good ol’ ABC, but got directed to this little snippet…

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DSC02185G’day g’day, how’s it going? While on my trip I dropped by Newcastle. Great place and I found a bunch of great projects and happenings going on around town (they’re still in the pipeline, keep an eye out).

However overhanging all of this was the fact that Newcastle has the world’s biggest coal loader, and is in the process of tripling it’s capacity.  It’s a big industry for the area. I was able to arrange a tour of it, and it’s a massive set up. It doesn’t seem the smartest idea, but it’s real and it’s happening. I just came across this interview from ABC National’s By Design. It goes through the engineering side of things, interesting summary of what’s planned…

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If you think propping up coal power isn’t the smartest idea, suss out this one below.

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