Issue date : Mon 12 November, 2018
Estimated Reading Time : 04 Min 45 Seconds
Number of items : 56
LNP's Gippsland Lakes voluntary buyback plan a waste of money: Futurefish
Fishing World
Mon 12 November, 2018
FUTUREFISH Foundation has branded the Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh’s plan to spend $2 million on a voluntary buyback of commercial netting licences in the Gippsland Lakes if the LNP is elected later this month a waste of money and a misrepresentation of what recreational anglers are calling for.
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Folklore should not play a part in environmental destruction
The Canberra Times
Mon 12 November, 2018
When NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro reversed a planned cull of wild alpine horses in May, he was careful to evoke some of our most cherished Australian imagery.
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New Zealand leads Australia in ESG performance
Investor Daily
Mon 12 November, 2018
A new rating model to explore how environment, social and governance factors affect sovereign debt portfolios has put New Zealand on top.
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Insight Investment launches country rating model
Money Management
Mon 12 November, 2018
Insight Investment has launched a country rating model to explore how environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors affect sovereign debt portfolios.
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Hydrogen fuel is back in the picture
Cosmos
Mon 12 November, 2018
As the price of renewable energy drops and storage technologies mature, hydrogen fuel is drawing fresh attention. Bianca Nogrady reports.
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Lazard hails “inflection point” as wind, solar costs beat new and old fossils
Reneweconomy
Mon 12 November, 2018
Wind and solar technologies have extended their lead over fossil fuel generation on costs of new plant, and are now as cheap, or even cheaper, than existing coal, gas and nuclear power plants – even compared to existing and fully-depreciated fossil fuel generators.
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Old plastic bags given new lease on life as fence posts
The Sydney Morning Herald
Mon 12 November, 2018
New Zealand's old, discarded plastic bags and bottles will soon be given new life on farms.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
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Luxury dome designed to boost tourism in regional NSW
Architecture and Design
Mon 12 November, 2018
Set on a 9,000 acre working beef and sheep property in Warialda, NSW, the idea behind Faraway Domes is to offer guest luxury accommodation with minimal carbon footprint in a unique and private environment.
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NSW turbocharges grid to tap wind and solar power surge
The Australian Financial Review
Sun 11 November, 2018
The Berejiklian government wants to bring forward $2.5 billion worth of high voltage transmission projects to shore up the power grid and accommodate a $23 billion wave of renewable energy investment that is being held up by capacity problems on the NSW grid.The Berejiklian government wants to bring forward $2.5 billion worth of high voltage transmission projects to shore up the power grid and accommodate a $23 billion wave of renewable energy investment that is being held up by capacity problems on the NSW grid.
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The diminishing political power of U.S. coal communities
The Conversation
Sun 11 November, 2018
At a town hall meeting in Ohio in March 2016, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said: “…I’m the only candidate who has a policy about how to bring economic opportunity using clean renewable energy as the key into coal country. Because we’re going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business, right?”
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Facing up to the Hunter's greatest environmental challenges
The Newcastle Herald
Sun 11 November, 2018
The Hunter faces two great environmental challenges. Both have long histories. One challenge is the exit from coal. My guess is that most Hunter residents now acknowledge that climate change is real and the luxury of burning coal to generate electricity cannot be justified. Our grandchildren would never understand, or forgive, such greed.
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Why we need to foster the 'circular economy' for plastics
The Newcastle Herald
Sun 11 November, 2018
Since the early 20th Century, mass-produced plastics have revolutionised our lives. About 8300 million tonnes have been produced but some 80 per cent has been discarded into the environment, most into landfill.
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Juvenile quolls at Booderee spotted outside the pouch for the first time
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sun 11 November, 2018
The first eastern quolls to be born in the wild on mainland Australia in 50 years have emerged from the pouch and are roaming in Booderee National Park.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
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Moreton Bay Shellfish Recycling Centre officially launched
Fishing World
Sun 11 November, 2018
Queensland's Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries, Mark Furner, recently welcomed the efforts by fish habitat specialists OzFish Unlimited and their major partner BCF for creating better awareness and funds to help restore fish populations, and to improve the health of Australia's degraded waterways.
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How weather can affect your mental state, mood and behaviour
News.com.au
Sun 11 November, 2018
SOME scientists believe weather has a huge influence on people’s moods and overall emotional wellbeing. We take a look at how extreme heat or even cloudy days can affect people’s mental state.
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The Advertiser
The Daily Telegraph
The Geelong Advertiser
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Aussie youth strike for climate action
News.com.au
Sat 10 November, 2018
Children across Australia are walking out of school to speak with their local federal politicians as they're fed up with inaction on environmental issues.
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SBS World News Australia
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The Australian
The Geelong Advertiser
The Herald Sun
The Mercury
The Weekly Times
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We can talk about climate change, and differ among ourselves, calmly
The Australian
Sat 10 November, 2018
If I were in any doubt that the ­theory of anthropogenic global warming — now more commonly referred to as climate change ­because it’s a more encompassing term — is more religion than science, the reaction to the few pieces I have written on the topic completely dispels any misgivings I may have had.
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Anote Tong and climate change
The Saturday Paper
Sat 10 November, 2018
Before we settle into our seats at a Glebe pub, Anote Tong hesitates. “Can I give you my right ear?” he asks. His voice is calm and authoritative, with a deep resonance. Tong damaged his hearing free diving in the sea surrounding his home on the low-lying Pacific islands of Kiribati. He is as you would expect a diver to be: lean and hardened and brawny. His eyes are marked with pterygiums from the sun.
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HSF helps in finance deal for Qld solar farm
Australasian Lawyer
Sat 10 November, 2018
Renewable energy experts from Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) acted for Pacific Hydro on the $115m project financing for the first stage of the Haughton Solar Farm in north Queensland.
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Want to join in SA’s great frog census? Toadally!
The Advertiser
Sat 10 November, 2018
THE croaks, ribbits and grunts uttered by tiny reptiles across the state will be thrust into the spotlight over the next week, as part of Australia’s biggest frog count.
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Perthnow
The Geelong Advertiser
The Gold Coast Bulletin
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Drones, jet skis and free first aid: New shark strategies unveiled
WAToday
Sat 10 November, 2018
Drones and jet skis will patrol the skies and sea during surf events and surfers will be offered free first aid training under a suite of new shark mitigation measures unveiled on Saturday.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
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$7.5b Moreton Bay 'in peril' amid public apathy towards Brisbane River
The Brisbane Times
Sat 10 November, 2018
Brisbane’s community apathy is killing Moreton Bay, a $7.5 billion asset that attracts almost as many visitors as the Great Barrier Reef, leading environmental scientists believe.
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The Age
The Canberra Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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Controversial seismic testing for the Great Australian Bight moves closer
The Advertiser
Sat 10 November, 2018
CONTROVERSIAL plans to undertake seismic testing in the Great Australian Bight could receive final approval within weeks – but opponents say the resources company’s third bid should also fail.
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The Daily Telegraph
The Geelong Advertiser
The Gold Coast Bulletin
The Herald Sun
The Mercury
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The Chinese fascination with WA abalone
WAToday
Sat 10 November, 2018
Abalone harvesting is one of WA's favourite water activities with more than 16,000 recreational licenses issued every year.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
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Malcolm Turnbull’s double back-flip on 100 per cent renewable energy
Reneweconomy
Fri 9 November, 2018
Nearly four years after he gushed about electric cars and the thrilling prospects of a battery storage-driven energy revolution, Malcolm Turnbull has shaken off his political shackles and rejoined Team Renewables.
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Why Australia needs to be a renewable energy superpower
The Sydney Morning Herald
Fri 9 November, 2018
Australia has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to redefine its place in the world through the production of renewable energy. I share a vision with thousands of Aussies who believe we can get Australia to 100 per cent renewable energy. This transition not only benefits the planet – it presents one of the greatest economic opportunities for our country in terms of job creation and economic growth over the next 10 to 20 years.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
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Fluence to install big battery at Lincoln Gap wind farm in South Australia
Reneweconomy
Fri 9 November, 2018
Plans to add storage to the 212MW Lincoln Gap wind farm in South Australia are underway, with Siemens/AES joint venture Fluence signed up to deliver a 10MW/10MWh battery based energy storage system, targeted for completion in May 2019.
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Victoria’s first big battery charges up on state grid
Reneweconomy
Fri 9 November, 2018
Victoria’s first big battery – the Ballarat Energy Storage System – has begun its commissioning phase, charging and discharging into the grid, just a week after its formal unveiling.
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Japanese national allegedly caught smuggling lizards out of Australia
International Business Times
Fri 9 November, 2018
A Japanese national has been arrested at Perth International Airport after allegedly attempting to smuggle six native bobtail lizards out of Australia. The Australian Border Force investigators arrested the man on Thursday as he attempted to board a flight to Hong Kong.
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