Issue date : Tue 11 September, 2018
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 54 Seconds
Number of items : 46
Health impacts key focus of new Queensland climate change strategy
ABC News
Tue 11 September, 2018
Killer heatwaves and disease outbreaks are key threats to Queenslanders from climate change, according to a State Government-funded plan calling for tobacco-style taxes on carbon polluters.
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Health a key focus of Qld climate plan
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Climate fund row puts heat on Paris
The Australian
Tue 11 September, 2018
The Paris climate change agreement has started to unravel as a dispute over a $US100 billion-a-year climate fund prompts new demands that developing countries be given greater freedoms to increase their emissions.
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Melbourne at the centre of Google's new green city tool
The Age
Tue 11 September, 2018
Google has picked Melbourne as one of three cities worldwide to trial a new climate change monitoring tool that combines Google Earth data and emission levels, helping local governments develop plans to fight global warming.
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Talking Point: Climate change crisis is no time to send in the clowns
The Mercury
Tue 11 September, 2018
It’s hard to know what went through the mind of newly minted Prime Minister Scott Morrison late last month when asked by a reporter whether he thought the current drought was linked to man-made climate change.
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Stalling is Winning
The Daily Telegraph
Tue 11 September, 2018
Climate gougers want our money. We’re not giving it to them. Smile your way through the morning after reading this report:
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High-cost LNG singled out as vulnerable in carbon risk analysis
The Australian Financial Review
Tue 11 September, 2018
The high-cost LNG industry has been singled out as particularly vulnerable in the latest Carbon Tracker report sounding the alarm on the threat of stranded investments in the $US25 trillion of assets in the fossil fuel sector.
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Nuclear energy may see role wane, UN agency says
Yahoo!7 News
Tue 11 September, 2018
The UN's nuclear agency on Monday said global capacity for electricity generation through nuclear power may be shrinking over the coming decades.
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Barangaroo wins Asia Pacific sustainability leadership award
Architecture and Design
Tue 11 September, 2018
At the 2018 Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards, the World Green Building Council announced Barangaroo South as the co-winner of the Leadership in Sustainability Design and Performance in the commercial category, alongside Aorangi House in New Zealand.
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Greenhouse gases from rice paddies may be 2x higher than thought
Yahoo!7 News
Tue 11 September, 2018
The way some irrigated rice paddies are managed worldwide, with cycles of flooding followed by dry periods, may lead to twice the planet-warming greenhouse gas pollution as previously thought, researchers said Monday.
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Hurricane Florence strengthens to category 4 forcing entire South Carolina coastline to be evacuated
ABC News
Tue 11 September, 2018
Hurricane Florence has exploded into a potentially catastrophic category 4 storm as it zeroes in on North and South Carolina, carrying winds of up to 209kph and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later this week.
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One million told to evacuate ahead of 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Florence
The Australian
The Courier Mail
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Labor offers a $4838 battery bonanza for homes with solar panels
The Age
Mon 10 September, 2018
Victorian homeowners will be paid nearly $5000 towards the cost of household solar batteries by a re-elected Andrews government in the latest move aimed at making the state Australia's leader in domestic-scale renewable energy.
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'Truly desperate times': Pacific nations despair at Australia's climate action stasis
The Sydney Morning Herald
Mon 10 September, 2018
The head of the Pacific’s leading political grouping says Australia’s support for fossil fuels threatens the “wellbeing and potential” of the region, revealing the true depth of diplomatic tension over Canberra's climate policy inertia.
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Judge blasts Environment Minister over coast call
2GB
Mon 10 September, 2018
The Environment Minister, Gabrielle Upton, is “having another shocker” after being slammed by a judge over her decision to render dozens of homes on the mid-north coast virtually worthless.
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Ecogeneration
Mon 10 September, 2018
Former energy minister Josh Frydenberg has told the ABC over the weekend that he is disappointed the energy policy he spent months formulating is now dead, and he says the Coalition’s message at the next federal election will be that both the major parties have failed to land durable policies and reduce emissions.
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California commits to 100% clean electricity by 2045
Yahoo!7 News
Mon 10 September, 2018
California Governor Jerry Brown signed landmark legislation Monday committing his state to a 100 percent clean electricity grid by 2045.
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‘The worst crop I have ever seen’
The Daily Telegraph
Mon 10 September, 2018
AS the grain buyer for a birdseed manufacturer, I have to follow many different grain markets, have a good understanding of the seasons from Colac to Clermont, and be connected directly with growers.
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Yes, but who are the real threatened species?
The Age
Mon 10 September, 2018
You’d be hard-pressed to decide the most appropriate symbol: snakes in the Coalition ranks or a threatened Labor species from Tasmania.
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Virgin Australia bans plastics from flights and lounges
The Herald Sun
Mon 10 September, 2018
PLASTIC straws and stirrers have been shown the departures gates on all Virgin Australia flights and lounges.In the latest move against the war on plastics, the airline will replace the 260,000 plastic straws and 7.5 million plastic stirrers used annually
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Conservation and animal welfare the focus of agreement between zoos
The Canberra Times
Mon 10 September, 2018
Conservation projects and improving animal welfare will be the focus of a memorandum of understanding between the National Zoo and Aquarium, Wellington Zoo and Singapore Wildlife Reserves.
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Climate change conflicts are here – and ‘scallop wars’ are just the beginning
The Conversation
Mon 10 September, 2018
As the planet warms, species are moving further north to climate zones which are closer in temperature to what they originally evolved in. The oceans have absorbed most of this temperature increase, and so many marine species, including commercially fished scallops, are under particular stress to migrate northwards to cooler waters.
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This dead leaf butterfly has a dazzling secret
Australian Geographic
Mon 10 September, 2018
They say beauty is within, but for the dead leaf butterfly, there’s nothing figurative about it.c
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Seven platypus dead in net in Vic river
News.com.au
Mon 10 September, 2018
Seven platypuses have been found dead in an illegally set net in a Melbourne river.
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Platypuses found dead in illegal net in Victorian river
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
‘Hunger stones’ tell Elbe’s centuries-old tale of drought
Yahoo!7 News
Mon 10 September, 2018
Once an ominous harbinger of hard times and even famine due to critically low water levels, a massive "hunger stone" embedded deep in the Elbe River has reappeared in the Czech Republic after Europe's long, dry summer.
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'Giant Pac-Man' prepares to eat into the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
The Sydney Morning Herald
Mon 10 September, 2018
The world's first attempt to retrieve thousands of tonnes of plastic floating in giant ocean gyres has begun with the launch of a huge floating barrier even as scientists question its likely effectiveness.
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