Issue date : Mon 17 December, 2018
Estimated Reading Time : 05 Min 06 Seconds
Number of items : 60
Good corporate behaviour boosts sales
Cosmos
Mon 17 December, 2018
Maintaining the good name of a company isn’t just a matter of feel-good brand politics but actually has a quantifiable, and positive, impact on the bottom line, research shows.
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Afterlife of the mine: lessons in how towns remake challenging sites
The Conversation
Mon 17 December, 2018
The question of what to do with abandoned mine sites confronts both regional communities and mining companies in the wake of Australia’s recent mining boom. The companies are increasingly required to consider site remediation and reuse. Ex-mining sites do present challenges, but also hold opportunities for regional areas.
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Are carbon emissions coming down in Australia?
ABC News
Mon 17 December, 2018
During a recent episode of the ABC's Q&A program, former Liberal minister Amanda Vanstone claimed "emissions are coming down" in Australia.
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How to have yourself a plastic-free Christmas
The Conversation
Mon 17 December, 2018
Research shows that waste can double during the Christmas period, and most of it is plastic from gift wrapping and packaging. The British, for example, go through more than 40 million rolls of (mostly plastic) sticky tape every year, and use enough wrapping paper to go around the Equator nine times.
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UN's COP24 climate talks reach global consensus on the rulebook to cap global warming
ABC News
Sun 16 December, 2018
After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries now agree on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming.
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The Canberra Times
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News.com.au
Marathon UN climate change talks end with a deal
The Australian Financial Review
Nations agree global climate pact rules, but they are seen as weak
The Sydney Morning Herald
Climate deal falls short, fails to set binding targets
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
SBS World News Australia
Nations finally agree to Paris climate treaty rules after all night-deadlock
News.com.au
UN climate conference agrees on rules
The Courier Mail
The Herald Sun
The Mercury
9 News
Climate tribes cloud talks
The Australian
Sun 16 December, 2018
The Poland climate change talks were mostly about keeping alive the hopes engendered by the Paris Agreement.
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Labor to establish national environmental protection agency
The Australian Financial Review
Sun 16 December, 2018
An incoming Labor federal government would overhaul Australia's environmental laws and create a new stand-alone protection agency for the first time.
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Greens push Labor to quit fossil fuels
9 News
Sun 16 December, 2018
Bill Shorten has promised to make half of Australia's power renewable but the Greens say Labor wont give up on fossil fuels due to the donations it gets.
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SBS World News Australia
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'Brutally plunged my head': animal protesters accuse police of heavy-handed treatment
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sun 16 December, 2018
Animal rights protesters who targeted Sea World and the Outback Spectacular horse show on the Gold Coast have alleged there were physical clashes between them and Queensland police as well as members of the public.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
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The simple approach to carbon
The Canberra Times
Sun 16 December, 2018
What is fee and dividend carbon pricing?
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Shipping workers say blind eye turned to lead-zinc ocean spills for years
ABC News
Sun 16 December, 2018
Former crewmen who worked on the barge which brings lead-zinc concentrate from the Northern Territory's McArthur River Mine to be loaded onto export ships have alleged they witnessed regular spills of the product overboard for a decade.
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Storm cell batters Hobart with thunderstorms hitting Tasmania
News.com.au
Sun 16 December, 2018
Tasmania copped a battering, with severe thunderstorms, torrential rain, hailstones and flash flooding hitting the state.
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NT News
The Advertiser
The Courier Mail
The Gold Coast Bulletin
The Herald Sun
The Weekly Times
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Model citizen: Jarrod Scott on saving our reef
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sat 15 December, 2018
International model Jarrod Scott, 29, has been the face of Givenchy, worked with luxury brands such as Tom Ford, Armani, Jean Paul Gaultier and Chanel, and graced the cover of Vogue Hommes International. Now, the Melbourne model can add ecowarrior to his resumé thanks to his ambassadorial role with Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef, formed to raise awareness about climate change and its impact on our reef. We catch up with Jarrod at Lizard Island Resort, one of the founding members of Citizens of the GBR.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
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Voice of youth grows impatient with leaders
The Australian
Fri 14 December, 2018
To a conference floor of political leaders at the UN climate meeting in Katowice, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg issues a warning from the front line of forces pulling children from school around the world.
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As hunting declines, efforts grow to broaden the funding base for wildlife conservation
The Conversation
Fri 14 December, 2018
Hunting is a seasonal ritual for more than 11 million Americans in fall and winter. For those whose quarry includes ducks, geese or other waterfowl, one essential item is a Federal Duck Stamp – one of the most innovative and influential conservation initiatives in U.S. history.
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National waste audit nod for WA's new ways with bins, bags and bottles
WAToday
Fri 14 December, 2018
A new snapshot of Australian states' waste has revealed that Western Australia, while sticking firmly to its comfort zone in the middle of the states, is making big strides towards cleaning up its act.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
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Stormy weather causes Sydney Airport and commuter delays
The Sydney Morning Herald
Fri 14 December, 2018
The worst of Friday afternoon's storm was over by 6.30pm, but travellers escaping on Christmas holidays or for the weekend remained stranded at the airport following dozens of flight cancellations.
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