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CNN September 2015 Republican Debate - Jeb Bush

Six questions for the Republican debate - CNN

"Whenever one person steps up and says, Wait a minute, this is wrong, it helps others to do the same." ~Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem Makers: Women Who Make America Interview. Gloria Steinem talks about the PBS documentary Makers: Women Who Make America.

The UK's energy and climate minister Edward Davey and 2.5 million Australians already recognise the massive potential of solar.  LIKE & SHARE if you think this century will be the solar century.  (Photo via Haleyface, Flickr)

The UK's energy and climate minister Edward Davey and 2.5 million Australians already recognise the massive potential of solar. LIKE & SHARE if you think this century will be the solar century. (Photo via Haleyface, Flickr)

Today Barack Obama spoke and stood up for effective action on climate change. SHARE if you stand for effective action too.    Australian Labor Party, https://www.facebook.com/LaborConnect/photos/a.398667261788.195403.307341981788/10152901085991789/?type=1&permPage=1

Today Barack Obama spoke and stood up for effective action on climate change. SHARE if you stand for effective action too. Australian Labor Party, https://www.facebook.com/LaborConnect/photos/a.398667261788.195403.307341981788/10152901085991789/?type=1&permPage=1

Over the past 10 years emissions grew at 2x rate of the previous 30 https://t.co/3dWTRa845I #Climate2014 #OnMyAgenda

Daily dispatch: China coal imports half, Gatwick oil comments & solar to gas - Energydesk

It looks like the government and Labor are heading towards a compromise in negotiations that will see the Renewable Energy Target severely cut.  CALL the 6 negotiators at their Parliament House offices now before their next meeting today and tell them Australians don't want a compromise and want the Renewable Energy Target kept in full.  - Ian Macfarlane - 6277 7070 - Greg Hunt - 6277 7920 - Joe Hockey - 6277 7340 - Mark Butler - 6277 4089 - Gary Gray - 6277 4913 - Chris Bowen - 6277 4822

It looks like the government and Labor are heading towards a compromise in negotiations that will see the Renewable Energy Target severely cut. CALL the 6 negotiators at their Parliament House offices now before their next meeting today and tell them Australians don't want a compromise and want the Renewable Energy Target kept in full. - Ian Macfarlane - 6277 7070 - Greg Hunt - 6277 7920 - Joe Hockey - 6277 7340 - Mark Butler - 6277 4089 - Gary Gray - 6277 4913 - Chris Bowen - 6277 4822

Thanks for helping us reach 7000 Likes and congratulations James Skinner for being our 7000th Facebook fan!  The Solar Citizens movement is growing as more Australians go solar and support swells. Here is a selection of what we've achieved since we hit 6000 Likes two months ago.  LIKE AND SHARE to invite your friends and family to become a Solar Citizen and help create a strong solar future for all Australians.

Thanks for helping us reach 7000 Likes and congratulations James Skinner for being our 7000th Facebook fan! The Solar Citizens movement is growing as more Australians go solar and support swells. Here is a selection of what we've achieved since we hit 6000 Likes two months ago. LIKE AND SHARE to invite your friends and family to become a Solar Citizen and help create a strong solar future for all Australians.

The city of Austin in Texas recently made solar its default energy source - based purely on economics!   The state capital has set a target of producing 65% of its energy from solar by 2025 as a way to attain an affordable, stable energy supply.  They're also aiming to double the amount of rooftop solar on local homes.  Read more here: http://bit.ly/1sEpMJy  (Photo via Stuart Seeger, Flickr)

Memorial Day kicks off boating season in Austin. This time of year visitors can expect plenty of sunshine and temperatures in the Here, a look at the city's lakefront. (From: Photos: Great Memorial Day Getaways)

Australians continue to embrace solar.  9 out of 10 Australian households have considered or would consider switching to solar to save on their energy bills according to recent research by Ernst & Young.  The Renewable Energy Target has been incredibly successful at helping Australians go solar by reducing the cost of installation. That's why the government's threats to cut or axe the Target would be devastating to so many Australians' ambitions to go solar.  LIKE AND SHARE to spread the…

Australians continue to embrace solar. 9 out of 10 Australian households have considered or would consider switching to solar to save on their energy bills according to recent research by Ernst & Young. The Renewable Energy Target has been incredibly successful at helping Australians go solar by reducing the cost of installation. That's why the government's threats to cut or axe the Target would be devastating to so many Australians' ambitions to go solar. LIKE AND SHARE to spread the…

Yesterday Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey said he found wind turbines "quite appalling". This is after his comments in May to Alan Jones that he found wind turbines “utterly offensive”.  We couldn't agree more and found a great example of a how wind farms ruin a beautiful landscape.  Can you help Joe out and suggest to him some things that are more "appalling" than wind turbines?

“How windfarms ruin the landscape - shocking illustration of the destruction wrought by wind industry”

We're looking for Solar Citizens from around the country to tell their solar stories to local and national media over the coming weeks.  With the government making a final decision on the fate of the Renewable Energy Target soon we're looking for people to speak out in the media when they come calling to us.  Please send us your solar story to info@solarcitizens.org.au with a contact phone number.

We're looking for Solar Citizens from around the country to tell their solar stories to local and national media over the coming weeks. With the government making a final decision on the fate of the Renewable Energy Target soon we're looking for people to speak out in the media when they come calling to us. Please send us your solar story to info@solarcitizens.org.au with a contact phone number.

Is this what the government wants?  If it gets it's way and cuts or axes the Renewable Energy Target the cost of solar panels would rise by up to 50%!   SIGN the Keep Solar Strong petition and tell the government to protect the Renewable Energy Target and Australian solar: solarcitizens.org.au/protecttheret   Source: SMH "Cost of solar panels to rise by half if target chopped" 28.9.14

Is this what the government wants? If it gets it's way and cuts or axes the Renewable Energy Target the cost of solar panels would rise by up to 50%! SIGN the Keep Solar Strong petition and tell the government to protect the Renewable Energy Target and Australian solar: solarcitizens.org.au/protecttheret Source: SMH "Cost of solar panels to rise by half if target chopped" 28.9.14

Global renewable energy capacity grew at its fastest rate last year thanks to $250 billion worth of investment.  LIKE AND SHARE to spread the word that renewables are increasingly powering the world.  Read more here: http://bit.ly/1u4LchZ  Image via Alex Ferguson, Flickr

Global renewable energy capacity grew at its fastest rate last year thanks to $250 billion worth of investment. LIKE AND SHARE to spread the word that renewables are increasingly powering the world. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1u4LchZ Image via Alex Ferguson, Flickr