Issue date : Thu 16 May, 2019
Estimated Reading Time : 04 Min 40 Seconds
Number of items : 55
Next government urged to focus on climate
SBS World News Australia
Thu 16 May, 2019
A group of more than 60 Australian scientists and experts are calling on the next government to prioritise action on climate change.
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The truth of climate change is revealed at school
The Australian
Thu 16 May, 2019
Bill Shorten and his allies, the Greens economic vandals, believe climate change is a moral issue. So is telling the truth.
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Nature report gives us all plenty of incentive to change
The Weekly Times
Thu 16 May, 2019
SWEDISH schoolgirl and climate change activist Greta Thunberg has told us. Our school kids who abandoned classes to take to the streets of Bendigo, Albury, Melbourne and elsewhere to strike for action to reduce climate change have told us.
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OPINION: Tony Burke wants to steal Tasmania
Fishing World
Thu 16 May, 2019
THERE are few more complex and controversial topics in Australia than Marine Parks. Based upon a fundamentally flawed model called the C.A.R. system (Comprehensive, Adequate and Representative), the ability to lock up huge areas of our oceans sent the bright greens and conflicted scientists into raptures.
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Climate change risk key to deals
The Australian
Thu 16 May, 2019
Former Goldman Sachs investment banker Keith Tuffley says big deals of the future will all need to assess climate change.
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ESG terminology to be redundant
Investor Daily
Thu 16 May, 2019
The term ESG will be completely redundant in five years according to one fund manager as people realise you cannot separate ESG analysis from financial analysis.
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Where does your workplace get its electricity?
ProBono Australia News
Thu 16 May, 2019
We have to massively accelerate the speed of our transition to clean energy to help save civilization. It is in the interests of your organisation to commit, writes Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO David Ritter, as part of a series on Fighting Global Warming in your Workplace.
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The nankeen kestrel is a delightfully fluffy killer
Australian Geographic
Thu 16 May, 2019
If ever the phrase, ‘kill them with cuteness’ applied, it’d be to the nankeen kestrel – a compact assassin with the sweetest face and a signature style that makes killing look easy.
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Equinor stands firm on Bight exploration
SBS World News Australia
Thu 16 May, 2019
Norwegian energy giant Equinor has headed off a push by environmentalists to abandon its plan to look for oil in the Great Australian Bight.
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NZ to levy tourists to protect environment
News.com.au
Thu 16 May, 2019
New Zealand's natural and cultural heritage is at the core of its tourism industry, and it will soon begin charging visitors a levy to enter.
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Mexico City extends pollution alert, cancels school
Yahoo News
Thu 16 May, 2019
Mexico City declared an air pollution alert for the second straight day Wednesday, urging people to stay indoors, canceling school and moving the semi-finals of the first-division football league to another city.
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Game of Thrones star in SodaStream's sustainability campaign
AdNews
Thu 16 May, 2019
SodaStream has unveiled a new video campaign Say Goodbye starring Game of Thrones (GoT) actors Thor Bjornsson AKA The Mountain, Hannah Waddingham AKA Septa and Kristian Nairn AKA Hodor.
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Google to measure environmental impact of fashion
Inside Retail
Thu 16 May, 2019
Google has announced a new pilot project to help fashion brands measure the environmental impact associated with the production of their raw materials, including water and pesticide usage in the production of cotton, and deforestation to make viscose.
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Australia can be 'superpower of post carbon world', says Ross Garnaut
The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed 15 May, 2019
Australia has the opportunity to surpass other rich countries to become more prosperous than ever before in a post-carbon world, according to the eminent economist Ross Garnaut.
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Tax carbon, not people: UN chief issues climate plea from Pacific 'frontline'
The Guardian
Wed 15 May, 2019
Governments around the world must introduce carbon taxes, halt plans for new coal plants and accelerate the closure of existing ones if damage to the Pacific from climate change is to be limited, the UN secretary general has told Pacific leaders on his first visit to the region.
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Pacific Islands call on help from neighbouring 'bigger countries' to battle climate change
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UN leader in Pacific to see climate change
NT News
The Australian
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Ocean choking on toxic plastic sea: Phelps
The Canberra Times
Wed 15 May, 2019
AAP FactCheck Investigation: Does around nine million tonnes of plastic rubbish flow into the ocean each year?
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Greens push for Bight protection
Perthnow
Wed 15 May, 2019
The Greens have unveiled a plan to protect the Great Australian Bight from oil exploration, calling for it to be given World Heritage Protection.
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Grazier speaks out on climate, land and water
The Weekly Times
Wed 15 May, 2019
LIKE most people on the land, grazier Simon Gedda has been through dry times and raging flood, and like a growing number of rural people, he sees the pendulum that swings between weather extremes shifting for the worse. Simon says it’s time to speak up and end the divide on climate.
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The world's last coal plant will soon be built
The Australian Financial Review
Wed 15 May, 2019
Fossil-fuel advocates have a favourite rejoinder to those who predict a global shift to renewable energy: coal has never been more popular.
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Aussie businesses take renewable energy to the next level
ProBono Australia News
Wed 15 May, 2019
A customer-owned bank has become the first Australian bank to switch to 100 per cent renewable electricity amid a growing push for clean energy in the business sector.
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Aged care facilities join solar power boom
The Australian Financial Review
Wed 15 May, 2019
Aged care facilities around the country are reducing their electricity bills by turning to solar power, as the commercial property sector embraces renewable energy.
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Solar and storage, already wired into the next generation of Australian housing
Ecogeneration
Wed 15 May, 2019
Residential installers around Australia have been madly busy over the past nine years fitting solar PV systems to more than 2 million houses. Between 2010 and last year about 8.1GW of capacity was secured to household rooftops, and over that time the average system has more than tripled in size – from 1.97kW to 7.13kW.
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The electric vehicle revolution will come from China, not the US
SBS World News Australia
Wed 15 May, 2019
This global transformation in mobility, from petroleum-fueled vehicles to electric ones, will come sooner than later. The shift is already happening in China, which is the world’s largest automobile market, with 23 million cars sold in 2018. As Western countries approach peak car ownership, there are still hundreds of millions of Chinese families that don’t own a car at all – much less two or more.
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Jane Goodall says we 'can't lose hope' in the face of climate change
7 News
Wed 15 May, 2019
World-renowned primatologist Dr Jane Goodall has paid a special visit to Adelaide's Monarto Zoo to meet the newest addition to their chimp family.
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Jane Goodall visits Adelaide's Monarto Zoo
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Renowned primatologist Jane Goodall reveals Zombi the Monarto chimp is pregnant
Perthnow
Emergency water assistance readied for 'tomato town'
The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed 15 May, 2019
The Berejiklian government is preparing to truck water to a Northern Tablelands town facing the prospect of running out of water before a pipeline to a nearby reservoir is finished.
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