Issue date : Thu 13 June, 2019
Estimated Reading Time : 02 Min 43 Seconds
Number of items : 32
Government concedes error on Adani pipeline decision
The Sydney Morning Herald
Thu 13 June, 2019
The federal government has conceded it erred by failing to consider thousands of public submissions when evaluating a plan by Indian mining giant Adani to pump billions of litres of water from a river in drought-stricken central Queensland.
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Global carbon emissions rise twice as fast as ours
The Australian
Thu 13 June, 2019
Average global greenhouse gas emissions are rising at double the rate of Australia’s, exposing the mismatch between the “hope and reality” of meeting Paris Agreement goals, a report has found.
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Why old-school climate denial has had its day
The Conversation
Thu 13 June, 2019
The Coalition has been re-elected to government, and after six years in office it has not created any effective policies for reducing greenhouse emissions. Does that mean the Australian climate change debate is stuck in 2013? Not exactly.
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Westpac in rift with BCA on climate change policy
The Sydney Morning Herald
Thu 13 June, 2019
Westpac has become the latest major Australian company to split with the nation's top business lobby group over its approach to climate change, announcing a "variance" in opinion with the Business Council of Australia over the contentious policy issue.
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Daintree community split over renewable energy microgrid
ABC News
Thu 13 June, 2019
Plans to build an Australian-first renewable energy electricity grid for townships living amongst the World Heritage-listed Daintree rainforest are dividing the community, with claims the debate over clean energy is getting dirty.
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Challenges arising from international policy changes give opportunity locally
Inside Waste
Thu 13 June, 2019
China’s National Sword policy and the current “War on Waste” have raised a new awareness of recycling in Australia, which has pushed industry, councils and regional waste groups to improve and strengthen the country’s recycling systems.
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Mending hearts: how a ‘repair economy’ creates a kinder, more caring community
The Conversation
Thu 13 June, 2019
John switches on the power saw he’s bought secondhand on eBay. The machine “arcs” – shooting out a visible electric charge. So he takes it apart to investigate. He identifies the problem: the field coil, a current-carrying component that generates an electric field. Once fixed, the saw works as new.
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Nearly a billion people facing high exposure to climate change effects, Global Peace Index finds
ABC News
Thu 13 June, 2019
Nearly a billion people are facing climate change hazards globally, with the Asia-Pacific region housing twice as many people living in areas with high exposure than all other regions combined, a new report has revealed.
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Index shows world more peaceful
NT News
The Advertiser
The Australian
The Canberra Times
The Daily Telegraph
The Gold Coast Bulletin
The Herald Sun
The Mercury
The Weekly Times
Queensland budget delivers $250 million to kick-start CleanCo
Reneweconomy
Wed 12 June, 2019
The Queensland Government has delivered on its promise to allocate $250 million to CleanCo, the new publicly owned electricity generation and trading company that has a mandate to build, own and operate new commercial renewable energy generation in Queensland.
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The winners and the losers in the European project
The Strategist
Wed 12 June, 2019
There was something for everyone in the European elections. The liberals and Greens did well, with voters backing their pan-European visions for the environment, worker health and safety regulation, and human rights.
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Fortescue hits back at oil and gas over customer emissions
The Australian Financial Review
Wed 12 June, 2019
Andrew Forrest’s Fortescue Metals Group has hit back at a push from within the oil and gas industry for customer emissions to become a key plank in Western Australia’s environmental approvals process.
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How climate change is impacting retailers
Ragtrader
Wed 12 June, 2019
Australian retailers need to re-address deliveries to coincide with global warming, leading fashion agents have told ragtrader.com.au.
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Dire warning over loss of sea life 'we care for the most'
Yahoo News
Wed 12 June, 2019
The world’s oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says.
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NSW EPA on a mission to aid SMEs with their waste assessments
Inside Waste
Wed 12 June, 2019
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is on a mission to help small to medium enterprises (SMEs) reduce their waste and increase recycling by providing free waste assessments.
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