Issue date : Thu 6 September, 2018
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 29 Seconds
Number of items : 41
Australia is not on track to reach 2030 Paris target (but the potential is there)
The Conversation
Thu 6 September, 2018
While Australia is coming to terms with yet another new prime minister, one thing that hasn’t changed is the emissions data: Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions are not projected to fall any further without new policies.
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Climate top threat to Pacific: leaders
Yahoo!7 News
Thu 6 September, 2018
Australia's signing of a declaration calling climate change the "single greatest threat" to the Pacific region must be followed up with real action on emissions, environmental groups say.
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SBS World News Australia
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Pipeline derailed, so is Canada's climate strategy
Yahoo!7 News
Thu 6 September, 2018
A Canadian court has sparked the ire of the oil industry by suspending the expansion of a pipeline to the Pacific over environmental concerns -- and dealt a huge blow to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's climate plan.
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Fishing gone: I hope the oceans will still be there for my son
The Sydney Morning Herald
Thu 6 September, 2018
I have fished my entire life. I have fished from boats in creeks and on reefs, I have fished from beaches, speared around rocky headlands and trolled lures from a kayak. I have fished all over this country.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
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'Overwhelming' economics favour accelerating shift from coal, reports say
The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed 5 September, 2018
Making the transition to a low-carbon economy has the potential to unlock $US26 trillion ($36 trillion) in benefits by 2030, while failure to act on climate change will trigger huge costs including a surge in refugees, a report co-authored by Britain's Lord Nicholas Stern has found.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
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Climate change will reshape the world’s agricultural trade
The Conversation
Thu 6 September, 2018
Ending world hunger is a central aspiration of modern society. To address this challenge – along with expanding agricultural land and intensifying crop yields – we rely on global agricultural trade to meet the nutritional demands of a growing world population.
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How to do a bin audit for a low-waste life
SBS World News Australia
Thu 6 September, 2018
Waste warrior Anita Vandyke explains how zero-waste newbies can review their rubbish habits in six easy steps.
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Australia signs declaration on Pacific climate 'threat', islands call on US to return to Paris deal
ABC News
Wed 5 September, 2018
Australia, New Zealand and Pacific nations have signed a declaration highlighting climate change as "the single greatest threat" to Pacific people, while island nations called on the United States to return to the Paris agreement.
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Adani prosecuted over release of coal-laden water near Great Barrier Reef
ABC News
Wed 5 September, 2018
The Queensland Government will take Indian mining giant Adani to court, alleging one of its companies illegally released coal-laden water near the Great Barrier Reef.
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The New Daily
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9 News
Qld pursuing Adani for alleged breaches
SBS World News Australia
Yahoo!7 News
The Brisbane Times
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The Australian
Adani to face court over spill of contaminated water
The divisive issue Australia can no longer ignore
News.com.au
Wed 5 September, 2018
IT’S the life-and-death issue on which Australia is “irresponsible to the extreme”. And 30 leading experts in the field are furious.
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Australian manufacturers urged to ditch gas for solar
Reneweconomy
Wed 5 September, 2018
Australian manufacturing companies, reeling from the soaring price of gas – and sometimes its lack of availability – have been urged to switch to solar and other technologies, and make some easy gains with some simple energy efficiency measures.
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NSW to give electric vehicle infrastructure a supercharge
The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed 5 September, 2018
The NSW government is paving the way to make it easier to build electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the state.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
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Taylor says there is too much wind and solar in electricity grid
Reneweconomy
Wed 5 September, 2018
Crikey. If you thought that the political rhetoric around energy policy could not possibly get any lower, think again. It’s now about the Australian identity, it seems. Jingoism is now a power source, and if you want to have “fair dinkum” power, it’s got to be coal.
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The bandicoots in your backyard
Australian Geographic
Wed 5 September, 2018
It’s time we developed a new appreciation for these misunderstood and much-maligned marsupials.
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Endangered hammerhead sharks die on baited hooks in Great Barrier Reef
The Brisbane Times
Wed 5 September, 2018
Environmental groups are calling on the Queensland government to rethink measures used to protect beachgoers after releasing images of endangered sharks hanging dead off baited hooks in the Great Barrier Reef.
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The Canberra Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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Wombat birth helps dig species out of hole
News.com.au
Wed 5 September, 2018
The birth of a wombat joey at a Queensland conservation centre has been hailed as another step back from extinction for the rare species.
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The Advertiser
The Australian
The Courier Mail
The Daily Telegraph
The Geelong Advertiser
The Herald Sun
The Weekly Times
Yahoo!7 News
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Green Square set to recycle all its stormwater
Architecture and Design
Wed 5 September, 2018
Australia’s largest urban stormwater recycling scheme has been switched on in the city’s newest town centre, Green Square.
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Sydney, Auckland join global cities in zero waste movement
Inside Waste
Wed 5 September, 2018
Twenty-three cities, including Sydney and Auckland, are taking a closer step towards zero waste with their latest declaration to cut waste sent to landfill and incineration by 50 per cent, which will avoid disposal of at least 87 million tonnes of waste by 2030.
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