Issue date : Mon 16 September, 2019
Estimated Reading Time : 05 Min 06 Seconds
Number of items : 60
Greens equate climate denial to conspiracy
9 News
Mon 16 September, 2019
The Australian Greens will urge the Senate to put the denial that burning coal has an impact on climate change, on a par with some of the world's wackiest conspiracy theories.
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Frogs blocking dam construction: deputy PM
7 News
Mon 16 September, 2019
Australia's deputy prime minister has come out swinging against environmental impact studies getting in the way of building dams and major projects.
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The New Daily
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Doctors to lobby govt on climate change
9 News
Mon 16 September, 2019
Doctors will descend on Parliament House on Monday to call on the federal government to take urgent steps to prepare health services for more extreme weather events and disasters.
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SBS World News Australia
The Canberra Times
The Newcastle Herald
The West Australian
Yahoo News
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Australians reject Coalition attacks on businesses promoting social issues
The Guardian
Mon 16 September, 2019
Australians overwhelmingly support business leaders speaking out on social and political issues, according to a new survey that conflicts with government efforts to paint such efforts as corporate kowtowing to “noisy elites”.
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The Sydney Morning Herald
'Stand for something': Big business backed to speak out on issues
The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
Public split on ESG campaigns
The Australian
Mon 16 September, 2019
Big business has won over employees with its push into environmental and social issues but there’s distrust in the community.
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Lift ban on nuclear for cheaper power: Minerals Council
The Courier Mail
Mon 16 September, 2019
The Minerals Council will reveal why lifting the ban on nuclear power could be the best option for replacing environmentally damaging coal-fired power stations.
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The Herald Sun
The Mercury
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The Sydney Morning Herald
Mining industry renews push for nuclear option
The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
The Daily Telegraph
Nuclear power: Mining sector urges government to lift ban on nuclear power
The Australian Financial Review
Mining industry predicts nuclear will be cheapest power
The mothballed Muswellbrook mine could end up in court
The Newcastle Herald
Mon 16 September, 2019
AUSTRALIAN Pacific Coal could appeal rejection of an expansion plan it says is necessary to make reopening mothballed Dartbrook coal mine financially viable.
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Fast + florid = free
Cosmos
Mon 16 September, 2019
Study finds speed is as important as external patterning when it comes to avoiding predators. Ian Connellan reports.
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Indonesia closes Borneo schools over haze
7 News
Mon 16 September, 2019
Schools in two cities in the Indonesian part of Borneo island will be closed for a week after smoke from forest fires caused air quality to hit "dangerous" levels, a local government official says.
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Trucks move in to clean up Vic waste site
7 News
Mon 16 September, 2019
Trucks are moving in to remove the first loads of dangerous waste stockpiled at a site in Victoria, months after almost $30 million was earmarked for the job.
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The Canberra Times
The Newcastle Herald
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Labor's Mark Butler rejects 45 per cent emissions reduction target
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sun 15 September, 2019
Labor's energy spokesman Mark Butler has refused to back the party's former emissions target, saying it will take years to firm up a new climate change policy while repeating his calls for an "unsparing, ruthless" review of the Opposition's failed election campaign.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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Frank Bainimarama's journey from coup leader to climate change crusader
ABC News
Sun 15 September, 2019
Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama is on his first official visit to Australia despite having led the Pacific Island country for more than a decade — first as the leader of a military coup, and later as an elected politician.
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A crying shame: humanity sleepwalking to disaster
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sun 15 September, 2019
Almost every day I read or hear commentators on diverse fields of human activity blithely talking about trends and conditions that are likely to play out in the future. Some of them are happy to extend their prognostications decades into the future and adopt a business-as-usual approach.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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AGL wedged between activists and government on coal power
The Australian Financial Review
Sun 15 September, 2019
AGL Energy is being squeezed by a push by shareholder activists to close all of its coal fired power stations by 2030, which would put the energy giant at odds with federal government policy to prolong the life of coal power.
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Russia's floating nuclear plant delivered
News.com.au
Sun 15 September, 2019
Russia's first seaborne nuclear power plant, the Akademik Lomonosov, has arrived at its base in the Far East and will supply 50,000 people with electricity.
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The Advertiser
The Australian
The Daily Telegraph
The Geelong Advertiser
The Herald Sun
The Newcastle Herald
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Forest fires destroying vital buffer against climate change
SBS World News Australia
Sun 15 September, 2019
Humankind's reliance on fossil fuels usually receives much of the blame for climate change but scientists say that deforestation has also played a big role.
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Yahoo News
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Growing a rainforest
ABC News
Sun 15 September, 2019
How an oil palm plantation owned by Christopher Skase was replanted by hand and transformed into a lush rainforest on the edge of the World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park.
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Extinction Rebellion protest in Melbourne leads to dozens of arrests after bridge shut down
ABC News
Sat 14 September, 2019
Thirty-six environmental activists have been arrested after they disrupted traffic until police physically carried them off a major bridge in Melbourne's CBD.
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The Herald Sun
Princes Bridge closure: climate protesters vow to shut down major CBD tourist spot
News.com.au
Hundreds of climate change protesters shut down Melbourne bridge
Yahoo News
Climate change protesters arrested in Vic
News.com.au
The Australian
The Advertiser
The Daily Telegraph
The Geelong Advertiser
The Newcastle Herald
The Mercury
The Weekly Times
The Guardian
Dozens arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade Melbourne bridge
The Age
Dozens arrested as climate protest shuts down Princes Bridge, key tram routes
The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
Tropical Storm Humberto dumps rain on hurricane-hit Bahamas
News.com.au
Sun 15 September, 2019
Still reeling from Hurricane Dorian, the Bahamas has been struck by another storm as rescue and clean-up efforts continue, and hundreds remain missing.
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Perthnow
Yahoo News
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Jacqui Lambie calls for emergency services conscripts to combat climate change
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sat 14 September, 2019
Young Australians would be called up for duty at emergency services units across the country, under a plan aired by independent Senator Jacqui Lambie, to boost volunteering rates and respond to climate change.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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McCormack calls for Australia to 'get serious' about water security
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sat 14 September, 2019
Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack will issue a rallying cry for Australia to "get serious" about water security when he officially launches a new authority to address falling stores of urban and regional water.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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BHP prepares to sharpen climate change plan
The Australian
Sat 14 September, 2019
BHP next month will hold a major investor briefing detailing its climate change plans and how they fit into its long-term strategy.
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Takeaways from Global Table
The Australian Financial Review
Sat 14 September, 2019
Australia is an exciting place for food. That was one of the takeaways from the Global Table conference in Melbourne this month where an audience of more than 3000 from 29 countries spent four days hearing from 200 speakers and talking to 150 exhibitors about how we are going to feed billions of people without further harming our environment.
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Purpose before profit: How ethical investment is transforming Australian retail
The Age
Sat 14 September, 2019
Shoppers seeking sustainable change and investors concerned about ethical issues have emerged as key challenges for Australia's retailers, forcing major outlets ranging from Kathmandu to Best & Less to look beyond their bottom lines.
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The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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An ill wind fans the flames
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sat 14 September, 2019
Mark Graham has had a harrowing week with friends and neighbours battling a bushfire that destroyed his cabin and scorched deep into the nearby rainforests of north-eastern NSW.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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Tinder-dry forests fuel global fires
The Australian
Sat 14 September, 2019
The global fire map that America’s NASA produces from satellite images shows a red belt around much of the Earth, south of the equator.
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Temporary reprieve for ancient Djab Wurrung trees
The Age
Fri 13 September, 2019
The ancient trees on Djab Wurrung land near Ararat have been spared from bulldozers temporarily, with Victoria’s roads authority agreeing to delay major works until mediation with traditional owners next week.
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The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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Indonesians choked by forest fire haze pray for rain
Yahoo News
Fri 13 September, 2019
Hundreds held a mass prayer for rain in a smoke-filled Indonesian city on Friday, desperately hoping that downpours will extinguish forest fires and wash away toxic haze covering wide swathes of the country that has forced mass school closures.
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Shane Warne urges cricket to be proactive about climate crisis dangers
The Guardian
Fri 13 September, 2019
Shane Warne has called for cricket to be “proactive, not reactive” about the dangers the sport faces due to the climate crisis, after being shocked by a report that called on the authorities to act now against “humanity’s most pressing challenge”.
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