Issue date : Wed 7 February, 2018
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 13 Seconds
Number of items : 38
Labor warnings for Bill Shorten on opposing Adani
The Australian
Wed 7 February, 2018
Labor frontbenchers have warned Bill Shorten that the opposition cannot be seen as “anti-coal” and urged him to shift the Adani debate away from “green” issues and on to public funding and alleged flaws in the approval process.
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Soccer, cricket and golf handicapped by UK climate change - study
SBS World News Australia
Wed 7 February, 2018
OSLO (Reuters) - Golf, cricket and soccer are suffering from wetter weather linked to climate change in Britain, the nation which laid down the modern rules for the games, a study said on Wednesday.
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Wild horses: Alpine National Park’s chance to heal
The Weekly Times
Wed 7 February, 2018
PARKS Victoria is about to take action on the thousands of feral horses trampling wetlands and eating out other areas of Victoria’s magnificent Alpine National Park.
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Work set to start on Qld wind farm project
Perthnow
Wed 7 February, 2018
As debate rages over Adani's controversial Carmichael coal mine, construction will quietly begin on Australia's largest wind farm project in the same state.
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The Newcastle Herald
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Toyota joins HMA to support renewable energy drive
Manufacturers’ Monthly
Wed 7 February, 2018
Last week, Toyota Australia announced that it has joined forces with industry heavyweights to accelerate the reality of a hydrogen society built upon clean and renewable energy technology.
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Thai construction tycoon accused of poaching leopard
Yahoo!7 News
Wed 7 February, 2018
Bangkok (AFP) - A Thai construction tycoon has been arrested for poaching in a protected wildlife sanctuary, police said Tuesday, as photos of hunting equipment and animal carcasses including a black leopard circulated on social media.
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Cape Town is almost out of water. Could Australian cities suffer the same fate?
The Conversation
Wed 7 February, 2018
The world is watching the unfolding Cape Town water crisis with horror. On “Day Zero”, now predicted to be just ten weeks away, engineers will turn off the water supply. The South African city’s four million residents will have to queue at one of 200 water collection points.
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Coalition's changes to Murray-Darling basin plan expected to fail
The Guardian
Tue 6 February, 2018
The Turnbull government’s plan to reduce the amount of environmental water recovered each year in the northern basin of the Murray-Darling river by 70 gigalitres will likely be blocked by the Senate after Labor announced this morning it would vote with the Greens to disallow changes to the plan.
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The Advertiser
Murray-Darling Basin Plan in danger – Federal Labor and Greens to vote against changes
The Herald Sun
Murray-Darling Basin water rights: Fresh fight threatens to tear landmark deal apart
The Sydney Morning Herald
Labor, Greens to block plan to strip water from Murray-Darling
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
9 News
Senate to sink Murray-Darling plan changes
News.com.au
Perthnow
SBS World News Australia
The Australian
The Daily Telegraph
The Mercury
The Newcastle Herald
The West Australian
Murray Darling Basin targets: Farmer fury at Labor move
The Weekly Times
Tue 6 February, 2018
IRRIGATORS and farm groups have slammed the Greens and Labor for trying to block changes to the Murray Darling Basin’s environmental water targets, saying their decision will cost rural communities.
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Ozone is missing from the atmosphere and scientists don't know why
ABC News
Tue 6 February, 2018
The ozone layer high above Antarctica might be mending nicely, but the rest of the world tells a different story.
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The clash that's killing our reef: expert
SBS World News Australia
Tue 6 February, 2018
A coral reef scientist says the government is doing the exact opposite of what is needed to ensure the survival of the Great Barrier Reef.
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Labor grappling with how to oppose Adani mine
The Australian Financial Review
Tue 6 February, 2018
Federal Labor has all but resolved to oppose the $16.5 billion Adani coal mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin but is grappling to come up with a rationale to avoid increasing Australia's sovereign risk or exposing the Commonwealth to a compensation claim.
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9 News
Labor facing Batman battle over Adani
News.com.au
Perthnow
The Australian
The Newcastle Herald
The West Australian
SBS World News Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald
Labor devising Queensland 'rescue' package ahead of likely decision to reject Adani
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
Labor vows to block 'toxic' incinerator
News.com.au
Tue 6 February, 2018
More than 10,000 people have signed a petition calling for a proposed "toxic" waste incinerator in Sydney's west to be scrapped.
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The Australian
The Daily Telegraph
The Newcastle Herald
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EU lawmakers back reforms to boost carbon emissions price
Yahoo!7 News
Tue 6 February, 2018
STRASBOURG (Reuters) - European lawmakers backed a long-awaited deal to reform the EU's carbon market after 2020 on Tuesday and shore up prices in the bloc's flagship tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from some 12,000 industrial and power installations.
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Counting the cost of the Renewable Energy Target
The Australian Financial Review
Tue 6 February, 2018
There's a reason why the projections of falling energy prices have not been universally greeted as evidence of a future of enhanced energy affordability, reliability and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
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Industry roundtable: Primed for pumped hydro
Ecogeneration
Tue 6 February, 2018
Pumped hydro could solve a lot of problems in the electricity market as variable renewable energy sources replace coal-fired generation. EcoGeneration asked a panel of experts how this massive form of storage can reshape the NEM and set us on track for a clean energy future.
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Waste to energy plan gets outlined
The West Australian
Tue 6 February, 2018
A proponent for a new waste to energy facility in East Rockingham held a community information session at the Gary Holland Centre last Thursday, outlining its plans for the proposed plant as it awaits approval from the Environmental Protection Authority.
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How one state bridged the cultural divide on climate change to prepare for a stormier future
The Conversation
Tue 6 February, 2018
The year 2017 painted a grim picture of coastal storms in the eastern United States. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria were deadly and destructive harbingers of how climate change contributes to bigger storms with stronger winds, greater extreme precipitation, and higher storm surge due to rising seas.
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Marina opponents get support
The West Australian
Tue 6 February, 2018
Sea Shepherd Australia has thrown its support behind the opponents of the Mangles Bay Marina proposal in Rockingham, stating the project is a threat to the region’s little penguins.
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A paw in need
Pursuit
Tue 6 February, 2018
A pilot program has brought in therapy dogs to help support young people experiencing homelessness as research probes the underlying causes
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Weeds make good grub, apparently
The Age
Tue 6 February, 2018
For most people, seeing weeds in the garden is a prompt to grab some weedkiller.
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The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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