Issue date : Fri 2 November, 2018
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 44 Seconds
Number of items : 44
Brazil's Bolsonaro flip-flops on merging farm, environment ministries
Yahoo!7 News
Fri 2 November, 2018
Brazil's far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro flip-flopped Thursday on whether he would follow through on his plan to merge the agriculture and environment ministries, which activists warned could be disastrous for the environment.
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Untapped WA wealth awaits in carbon farming
The West Australian
Fri 2 November, 2018
WA is in an strong position to claim a major slice of Australia’s rapidly developing $24 billion carbon farming industry with untapped opportunity across its pastoral lands, a climate change mitigation group boss says.
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McDonald's promotes sustainability in China
Food Processing
Fri 2 November, 2018
McDonald’s has further promoted itself as a leader in environmental practices by announcing it plans to open 1800 new ‘green restaurants’ in China by 2022.
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Making developments green doesn’t help with inequality
The Conversation
Fri 2 November, 2018
Around the world, new developments are increasingly framed as sustainable to both policymakers and prospective buyers. They are seen as a “win-win” for the environment and the economy. However, recent concerns suggest social inequality often results.
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Seagrass, protector of shipwrecks and buried treasure
The Conversation
Fri 2 November, 2018
For more than 6,000 years, seagrass meadows in Australia’s coastal waters have been acting as security vaults for priceless cultural heritage.
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PNG leader's clear climate action reminder
News.com.au
Thu 1 November, 2018
Papua New Guinea prime minister Peter O'Neill has issued a public reminder about the importance of Australian leadership in addressing climate change.
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Prince Charles: I was ignored when I warned of plastic risk
The Sydney Morning Herald
Thu 1 November, 2018
London: The Prince of Wales said he warned about the dangers of plastic 40 years ago but was dismissed as "out of touch" and "anti-science".
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The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
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All eyes on technology to drive sustainability
Government News
Thu 1 November, 2018
Institutional investors are looking for infrastructure projects that can deliver environmental and social outcomes, conference hears.
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Mike Cannon-Brookes' campaign to reclaim 'fair dinkum power' swamped
The Australian Financial Review
Thu 1 November, 2018
Mike Cannon-Brookes' campaign to reclaim the phrase "fair dinkum power" from Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been swamped with offers of support, and the Atlassian billionaire is in the process of registering a trademark for a logo to promote renewable energy.
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Snowy Hydro beefs up on solar, wind power to undercut market
The Australian Financial Review
Thu 1 November, 2018
Snowy Hydro has made a major plunge into solar and wind power purchasing in a move described by chief executive Paul Broad as a "game-changer" that will drive down electricity prices and provide much-needed competition in supply but which could be seen as further government intervention in the energy market.
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Coal power in terminal decline, NSW warned
SBS World News Australia
Thu 1 November, 2018
An independent economic analysis has warned NSW that thermal coal exports are stagnating and will significantly decline in the next two decades.
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The Australian
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How to make the liquified natural gas industry more sustainable
The Conversation
Thu 1 November, 2018
The recently announced $40 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in northern British Columbia represents the single largest private sector investment in Canadian history. And construction will soon begin on two more LNG projects, one in Nova Scotia and another in British Columbia.
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Off-grid solar powered schools on horizon
The Australian
Thu 1 November, 2018
Solar and battery-powered classrooms are paving the way for Australian schools to be off-grid, an energy expert says.
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Palau plans sunscreen ban to save coral
Yahoo!7 News
Thu 1 November, 2018
The tiny Pacific island nation of Palau will ban "reef-toxic" sunscreens from 2020 in what it claims is a world-first initiative to stop chemical pollution killing its famed corals.
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Oceans heating faster than previously thought: study
Yahoo!7 News
Thu 1 November, 2018
The world's oceans have absorbed 60 percent more heat than previously thought over the last quarter of a century, scientists said Thursday, leaving Earth more sensitive still to the effects of climate change.
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Thunderstorm asthma risk moderate in Vic
News.com.au
Thu 1 November, 2018
The risk of thunderstorm asthma is "moderate" across much of Victoria with the rating expected to remain in place for much of the state on Friday.
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