Issue date : Fri 28 February, 2020
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 39 Seconds
Number of items : 43
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Angus Taylor to announce shift in climate investment away from wind and solar
The Guardian
Fri 28 February, 2020
Hydrogen, carbon capture and storage, lithium and advanced livestock feed supplements to be at heart of Coalition’s technology roadmap
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The Australian
Angus Taylor shifts dollars to hydrogen and lithium
The Age
Emissions strategy to look beyond renewables to 'next challenges'
The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
9 News
Emissions strategy to be taken to summit
7 News
The Canberra Times
Perthnow
The Newcastle Herald
SBS World News Australia
The West Australian
Yahoo News
Labor's mayoral candidate plans to make Brisbane carbon neutral by 2050
The Brisbane Times
Fri 28 February, 2020
Brisbane would become a net zero emissions city by 2050 through improved public transport, building efficiency and green space, under a proposal by Labor's lord mayoral candidate, Pat Condren.
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The Age
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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Vital Signs: a 3-point plan to reach net-zero emissions by 2050
The Conversation
Fri 28 February, 2020
Every January Larry Fink, the head of the world’s largest funds manager, BlackRock, sends a letter to the chief executives of major public companies.
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Rio smelters feeling the heat
The Australian
Fri 28 February, 2020
The outlook for Rio Tinto’s Australian aluminium smelters remains uncertain, with Rio boss Jean-Sebastien Jacques identifying the smelters’ carbon footprint as an additional barrier to keeping them open.
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Brand purpose must be all year round
CMO
Fri 28 February, 2020
Brands that do not stand for something are wasting their power and their voice, not to mention commercial opportunities, according to a professor of management at Macquarie Business School.
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Infrastructure Australia steers a sustainable direction
The Fifth Estate
Fri 28 February, 2020
It might be a sign of changing times or Romilly Madew’s green pedigree coming through, but climate adaption and response projects topped Infrastructure Australia’s priority list for 2020.
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This fish is a sucker, but no fool
Cosmopolitan
Fri 28 February, 2020
The unique remora fish (order Carangiformes) – appropriately also known as the suckerfish or sharksucker – has such a powerful suction disc on its head that it can stay attached even to fast-moving sharks and leaping dolphins.
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Port Lincoln Wastewater Treatment Plant hits key milestone
Utility Magazine
Fri 28 February, 2020
A 20-tonne steel cover for the new anaerobic digester has been craned in place at SA Water’s Port Lincoln Wastewater Treatment Plant at Billy Lights Point, South Australia, marking a milestone for the $18 million upgrade project.
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Climate activist to target Liberal seats at election
The Australian
Thu 27 February, 2020
Climate change activist Simon Holmes a Court has vowed to help fund independent candidates to run against Liberal MPs at the next election.
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Help us to manage the environment, Queensland farmers ask government
The Brisbane Times
Thu 27 February, 2020
Sixteen farming, conservation and Indigenous groups are together lobbying the Queensland government for extra money to protect Queensland's network of privately owned nature refuges.
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The Age
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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NSW's CSG inquiry finds most recommendations ignored
The Sydney Morning Herald
Thu 27 February, 2020
A parliamentary inquiry into the coal seam gas industry in NSW has found two of 16 recommendations for the controversial industry have been implemented, more than five years after the Chief Scientist made them.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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Australia must commit to net-zero emissions, influential Conservative warns
The Sydney Morning Herald
Thu 27 February, 2020
London: Former British Conservative Party leader William Hague has called on Scott Morrison to end Australia's climate wars and adopt a net-zero carbon emissions target ahead of the United Nations climate change conference to be held in Glasgow this November.
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Changing climate, changing minds
Particle
Thu 27 February, 2020
How invoking a sense of legacy could help prompt climate change action.
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Audiences have had a gutful of incessant pontificating and virtue signalling of actors
The Australian
Thu 27 February, 2020
While normally not one to believe conspiracy theories, I sometimes muse there is a secret and sinister political movement that over many years has infiltrated our creative and performing arts industry and now controls it. Its members are actors, writers and singers, and they range from the highest paid celebrities to those struggling to make a name for themselves.
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Unsatisfied HESTA members head for exit
Financial Standard
Thu 27 February, 2020
An activist group who met with $50 billion industry fund HESTA following a protest have revealed that several from their group were so disappointed with the outcome of the meeting that they're leaving the fund.
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Water Corporation takes on $30 million solar project
Utility Magazine
Thu 27 February, 2020
The Western Australian Government has partnered with Water Corporation and committed $30 million over three years for solar energy projects, which will see the utility install 45,000 rooftop solar panels on around 50 of its pump stations, other buildings and borefields throughout the state.
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ISPT tops NABERS Indoor Environment charts
The Fifth Estate
Thu 27 February, 2020
Quality air and daylight is no longer a nice-to-have for office workers, according to ISPT’s Alicia Maynard, who says tenants now expect health and wellness in the workplace.
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Infrastructure priorities in the face of bushfire, floods and droughts
Architecture AU
Thu 27 February, 2020
Infrastructure Australia has called on governments to fund infrastructure projects that boost resilience in its 2020 Infrastructure Priority List, as the consequences of inaction on climate change loom.
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Microalgae, and future food for thought
Lens
Thu 27 February, 2020
They’re responsible for more than 75 per cent of the Earth’s oxygen supply, but often get no credit for it.
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Water towers are crucial to 1.9 billion people but are at risk
News.com.au
Thu 27 February, 2020
Global warming is putting supplies of fresh water to almost a quarter of the world’s population in grave danger.
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NT News
Perthnow
The Advertiser
The Courier Mail
The Daily Telegraph
The Geelong Advertiser
The Gold Coast Bulletin
The Herald Sun
The Mercury
The Weekly Times
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Why our driest state leads the way on water
The Fifth Estate
Thu 27 February, 2020
South Australian Water is collaborating with Sydney Water, researchers and the NSW Smart Sensing Network on water saving technologies. Funny that the driest place in the country, South Australia, is pretty savvy on H2O.
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