Issue date : Thu 6 August, 2020
Estimated Reading Time : 02 Min 58 Seconds
Number of items : 35
Australia not doing enough to curb emissions, warns Parkinson
The Age
Thu 6 August, 2020
A co-author of the Rudd government's carbon reduction scheme has warned Australia is still not doing enough to reduce greenhouse emissions or prepare for a warmer climate, while arguing Scott Morrison's focus on technology could end badly.
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WAToday
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WA fracking industry frustrated by delays and restrictions
ABC News
Thu 6 August, 2020
The first company to submit a fracking proposal since the WA Government announced an overhaul of regulations says delays in assessing their proposal are a "moratorium by stealth".
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Investing in climate protection projects around the globe
Food & Beverage
Thu 6 August, 2020
HelloFresh, a provider of meal kits, is committing to offset 100 per cent of its direct carbon emissions from its internal operations and offices, plus all emissions from delivery to customers and corporate travel as part of the company’s green energy and carbon reduction strategy. This will make HelloFresh the first global carbon-neutral meal kit company.
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Food Processing
HelloFresh meal kits to go carbon neutral
Clean energy agency set for 'real evolution' in post-COVID economy
The Age
Thu 6 August, 2020
Australia’s clean energy investment agency is broadening its focus from renewable energy to drive growth in the hydrogen industry and improve the electricity network's ability to accommodate the growing volume of wind and solar power in the grid.
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The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
Yallourn emissions will decide future of EnergyAustralia’s power plant
The Australian
Thu 6 August, 2020
The owner of Victoria’s under threat Yallourn coal plant, EnergyAustralia, said the power station can generate at a quarter of the cost of black coal facilities in NSW, with Trevor St Baker’s Vales Point more at risk of early closure than its Latrobe Valley competitor.
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Genomic secrets of a rare reptile
Cosmos
Thu 6 August, 2020
Scientists have sequenced the genome of the tuatara – a rare reptile found only in New Zealand whose ancestors roamed the Earth with dinosaurs.
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Habitat destruction could fuel disease risk
Cosmos
Thu 6 August, 2020
Scientists have been sounding progressively louder alarms about the repercussions of human expansion across the planet through intensive agriculture, deforestation and urbanisation, destroying wildlife habitats in the process.
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James Viles appointed executive chef at Blue Mountains luxury lodge
Gourmet Traveller
Thu 6 August, 2020
At Biota, Viles was known for working the on-site farm's produce into his modern Australian menu. His sustainable approach to food, he says, aligns with the luxury venue near Lithgow. The carbon-neutral resort occupies just one percent of the 7000-acre wildlife reserve and balances luxurious amenities with an environment-first ethos.
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Howard government minister urges Australia to lead on climate change
The Age
Wed 5 August, 2020
The former Howard government environment minister who negotiated for Australia on the Kyoto Protocol has urged the Morrison government to lead global action on climate change, starting with binding reduction targets for greenhouse gases.
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Clean energy fund finds $65.5m for fertiliser project
The Australian Financial Review
Wed 5 August, 2020
Energy Minister Angus Taylor has thrown his support behind a sulphate of potash project on vast salt lakes in remote Western Australia, saying it has the potential to create 430 jobs in the construction phase and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
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FRV’s Goonumbla solar farm completed in NSW, to supply Snowy Hydro
Reneweconomy
Wed 5 August, 2020
Construction of the Goonumbla solar farm, developed by international renewable energy company FRV near Parkes in New South Wales and contracted to supply NSW gen-tailer Snowy Hydro, has been completed.
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SA cuttlefish numbers bounce back
7 News
Wed 5 August, 2020
Giant Australian Cuttlefish numbers in South Australia's Spencer Gulf have rebounded to record levels after falling alarmingly about seven years ago.
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The Canberra Times
Yahoo News
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Can TV affect our attitudes to climate change and carbon emissions?
The Age
Wed 5 August, 2020
When Craig Reucassel first contemplated making a docuseries for the ABC about the battle to avert climate change’s damage, he knew the path he wanted to avoid. “I didn’t want to do another show that scared the living hell out of the audience,” says the broadcaster and linchpin member of The Chaser’s satirical squad. Existential fear would, literally, make people turn off. Instead, Reucassel wanted to make appreciable change feel within reach.
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The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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The Herald Sun
Fight For Planet A host Craig Reucassel on how COVID-19 can help counter climate change
NT News
The Daily Telegraph
The Geelong Advertiser
The Gold Coast Bulletin
The Mercury
The Weekly Times