Issue date : Mon 3 June, 2019
Estimated Reading Time : 06 Min 17 Seconds
Number of items : 74
Government urged to release emissions data
9 News
Mon 3 June, 2019
The federal government is being urged to release the latest emissions data after it missed a Senate imposed deadline.
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We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister?
The Guardian
Mon 3 June, 2019
The second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threat facing the country. Angus Taylor, who spent much of his pre-parliamentary career fighting windfarms, claiming repeatedly that there is “too much wind and solar” in the system, is now minister for energy and emissions reduction. No mention of climate here, despite the fact that climate is what it is all about, or should be.
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Circular economy can cut waste but needs backing
The Australian
Mon 3 June, 2019
Governments in Australia and around the world are finally scrambling in response to decisions by Asian countries to stop taking our so-called recyclable waste materials, as highlighted by The Australian’s Jakarta-based correspondent Amanda Hodge in her series of articles.
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National electricity market becoming riskier as stresses mount: report
The Sydney Morning Herald
Mon 3 June, 2019
Australia's main electricity grid is "facing an escalation of risk" as operational challenges increase and policymakers struggle to develop a coherent strategy to climate change, a new report has found.
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Floating cities: the future or a washed-up idea?
The Conversation
Mon 3 June, 2019
Humans have a long history of living on water. Our water homes span the fishing villages in Southeast Asia, Peru and Bolivia to modern floating homes in Vancouver and Amsterdam. As our cities grapple with overcrowding and undesirable living situations, the ocean remains a potential frontier for sophisticated water-based communities.
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Chimps have a taste for crabs
Cosmos
Mon 3 June, 2019
Researchers find freshwater crustaceans are a big part of the diet of forest-dwelling apes. Andrew Masterson reports.
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Land-clearing rates rocketed in year before NSW laws were loosened
The Sydney Morning Herald
Mon 3 June, 2019
Land-clearing in NSW jumped in the year prior to the introduction of native vegetation laws, with one region recording a 40-fold surge in the removal of woody land cover, new government data shows.
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Brits go nuts as ridiculously short equivalent of summer finally hits
News.com.au
Mon 3 June, 2019
Sun-loving Brits flocked to beaches and parks in their thousands as they basked in the hottest day of the year — with the mercury hitting a whopping 28.8C in one town.
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Queensland Coalition MPs push for inquiry to lift Australia's nuclear power ban
The Guardian
Sun 2 June, 2019
A group of Queensland Liberal National party MPs reportedly want parliament to consider the feasibility of nuclear power in Australia.
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Nationals MPs push for nuclear power inquiry
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Coalition MPs push for Senate motion to lift nuclear power ban
The New Daily
Nationals MPs demanding another look at making Australia go nuclear
Recycling may become an essential service for Victorians
The Age
Sun 2 June, 2019
Recycling may become an essential service like water and energy, with Victoria's environment minister ordering a review.
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Opinion | One chance to protect our only home
The Newcastle Herald
Sun 2 June, 2019
Wednesday, June 5, is World Environment Day and should be a focus for us all to do an annual stocktake on the state of the earth at large. Almost a billion people suffer from hunger and live without a safe, clean water supply, yet there is food aplenty. As climate change causes more droughts, water scarcity is becoming more of an issue.
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Disruption forces infrastructure investors to 'evolve' thinking
The Australian Financial Review
Sun 2 June, 2019
The Queensland Investment Corporation's head of global infrastructure, Ross Israel, says the group is eyeing new investments in day surgery hospitals and rubbish recycling as assets like utilities are challenged by renewable energy and disruption.
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Fears for future of Menindee's birds as drought continues
ABC News
Sun 2 June, 2019
Residents in Menindee, the far-west New South Wales town now synonymous with ecological demise, are worried for the rich and rare birdlife that relies on the area to breed.
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Sydney in for 'wild' start to week with rain and strong winds
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sun 2 June, 2019
Sydneysiders are in for a wild start to the week, with coastal rain and winds from Monday afternoon expected to bring about "one of the more wild days the city has seen for a while".
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Fix waste scandal, Indonesia tells Australia
The Australian
Sat 1 June, 2019
The Indonesian environmental alliance that exposed a foreign plastic waste smuggling racket into East Java paper mills has appealed directly to an Australian parliamentary inquiry to crack down on unscrupulous exporters.
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Victorians roar for climate change action
7 News
Sat 1 June, 2019
Protesters have let out a "primal roar" from the steps of Victoria's parliament in the hope Canberra hears them and does more to tackle climate change.
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Controversial plan to save 'shrinking' Komodo dragons
The Age
Sat 1 June, 2019
East Nusa Tenggara: Komodo dragons could be genetically engineered to make them bigger and foreign tourists charged hundreds of dollars to see them in the wild under a controversial proposal by a local governor in Indonesia to protect the world’s largest lizard.
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Antarctic's world-first VR experience
News.com.au
Sat 1 June, 2019
A world-first virtual reality project, sharing a historic story of survival and the impact of climate change in Antarctica, is being developed in Adelaide.
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Coalition's reef advocate backs massive tree-clearing plan
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sat 1 June, 2019
Coalition MP Warren Entsch has backed a plan to bulldoze 2000 hectares of pristine forest near the Great Barrier Reef despite being appointed to a role championing the natural marine wonder.
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Sydney urged to adopt Melbourne water idea
Yahoo News
Sat 1 June, 2019
Sydney should be following Melbourne's lead on water conservation, a water scientist has urged as the harbour city enters restrictions for the first time in a decade.
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Trashed: Australia’s national shame
The Australian
Sat 1 June, 2019
At a container terminal port outside Kuala Lumpur this week, ­Malaysian Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin made a public example of countries she accused of treating her own as a dumping ground.
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Glass, asphalt plants open in Victoria
SBS World News Australia
Sat 1 June, 2019
A sustainable recycling glass plant and a high recycled technology asphalt plant have opened in Victoria in a bid to help tackle kerbside waste woes.
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'We are gluttons': our excessive food habits are creating a global wasteland
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sat 1 June, 2019
Platters piled high with gourmet delicacies, mega serving sizes, recipes with dozens of exotic ingredients… Our obsession with food comes with a very real cost to the planet. When will we say enough?
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Climate activist Thunberg plans school gap
News.com.au
Sat 1 June, 2019
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is planning a break from school for a year to pursue her international campaign, sources have told dpa.
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Vietnam culls 2m pigs in swine fever fight
News.com.au
Fri 31 May, 2019
Vietnam has culled two million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever, and called on the nation to join the fight against the rapidly spreading disease.
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