Issue date : Thu 3 October, 2019
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 34 Seconds
Number of items : 42
BP warns WA-specific emission guidelines would drive pollution elsewhere
WAToday
Thu 3 October, 2019
Petroleum giant BP has warned any move by the WA Environmental Protection Authority to implement state-specific pollution guidelines would drive investment away from the state to countries with worse emissions standards.
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Climate action makes good business sense
The Australian
Thu 3 October, 2019
Managing climate change risks is best done by influencing real economy outcomes and the long-term performance of the companies we invest in.
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For mining CEOs, pressure to cut carbon footprint 'growing every day'
The Age
Thu 3 October, 2019
More of the world's major miners will inevitably begin taking responsibility for the greenhouse emissions produced by their customers including steelmakers and power stations that burn the resources they extract, the latest survey of global mining bosses has found.
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The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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Australian Mining
Licence to operate remains top mining risk
The Australian Financial Review
Scope 3 accountability inevitable for miners, says EY
GE to deliver world’s biggest wind turbines for huge UK Dogger Bank project
Reneweconomy
Thu 3 October, 2019
GE Renewable Energy, the renewable energy and wind turbine manufacturing arm of the American multinational GE, will deliver its 12MW Haliade-X wind turbines – the world’s biggest – for the Dogger Bank wind farms that recently set record low prices for offshore wind.
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Andrews Meats goes solar
Food & Beverage
Thu 3 October, 2019
Food service and value-added meat provider Andrews Meat Industries (AMI), is set to reduce its energy consumption by more than 20 per cent thanks to solar energy.
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New solution to weighty issue
Cosmos
Thu 3 October, 2019
There’s always been a problem with checking the mass, length and various other characteristics of wild whales.
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NZ research maps Antarctic melting risk
9 News
Thu 3 October, 2019
If global temperatures heat up over the coming centuries then sea levels could rise up to 20 metres due to Antarctic ice sheets capable of melting under current carbon dioxide levels, a New Zealand study has found.
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Global groundwater extraction a “ticking time bomb”
Cosmos
Thu 3 October, 2019
A glimpse into the sustainability of global groundwater extraction for rivers, streams and lakes in the next few decades has revealed a worrying picture.
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Marie Claire Launches Its Sustainability Issue
Marie Claire
Thu 3 October, 2019
Australia is surrounded by breathtaking coastlines that are increasingly under threat. Over 8 million tonnes of plastic enters the world’s oceans every year, and climate change, overfishing and coral bleaching are all wreaking havoc on our beautiful blue seas.
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People see climate change as personal risk
9 News
Wed 2 October, 2019
As many Australians feel personally threatened by climate change as by terrorism or car accidents.
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7 News
News.com.au
The Australian
The Canberra Times
The Daily Telegraph
The Herald Sun
The Mercury
The Newcastle Herald
The Weekly Times
Yahoo News
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Corporates must step up. The planet’s at stake.
The Advertiser
Wed 2 October, 2019
Average Australians are being urged to do their bit for the planet with increasing frequency, while the real culprits behind our surging carbon emissions hide from responsibility, writes Tory Shepherd.
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Red flags across the grid: New technologies hobbled by old thinking
Reneweconomy
Wed 2 October, 2019
Readers of RenewEconomy may remember seeing images of the red flags that a pedestrian needed to carry in the early days of the motor car to warn bystanders of the impending approach of a self-propelled vehicle.
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Andrew Bolt: Reasonable debate on climate will soon become extinct
The Herald Sun
Wed 2 October, 2019
A “sustainability trainer” is among those spreading climate hysteria, with his claims that Sydney could be destroyed in just three years. But these are the indisputable facts that doesn’t seem to matter to alarmists, writes Andrew Bolt.
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The Advertiser
The Daily Telegraph
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The urgent challenge of net zero embodied carbon
The Fifth Estate
Wed 2 October, 2019
Climate change is without much doubt the greatest threat now confronting the planet – and the dread most of us feel about accelerating global warming is being deepened by the failure of our elected leaders to act decisively.
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Investor push for companies to target zero emissions stymied by fossil fuel lobbies
Reneweconomy
Wed 2 October, 2019
The investor-led Climate Action 100+ initiative has released its first progress report, highlighting the role investors can play in the way companies prepare for climate change and mitigate their own contributions to global warming. And make money at the same time.
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The Australian
Climate Action 100+ demands action from Australian business
The Sydney Morning Herald
Climate change group tells big emitters they must do more
The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
Yahoo News
Investors pushing corporate climate action
BHP has more climate impact inside the MCA tent: CGI
The Australian Financial Review
Wed 2 October, 2019
BHP's continued membership of the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) and the Business Council of Australia could ensure those lobby groups take more ''progressive" stances on climate and energy policy than if the mining giant were to quit them, according to proxy adviser CGI Glass Lewis.
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BP or not BP? Royal Shakespeare Company cuts ties with oil firm
Yahoo News
Wed 2 October, 2019
The Royal Shakespeare Company announced Wednesday it was cutting its sponsorship deal with British energy giant BP, after coming under pressure over its provision of cheap tickets for young theatregoers.
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Designer bacteria could fuel the future with cheap hydrogen
The Lighthouse
Wed 2 October, 2019
Macquarie synthetic biologists have made a breakthrough in renewable energy production by creating genetically-engineered sugar-loving bacteria that can produce on-demand, zero-emission hydrogen fuel faster than has been done anywhere else.
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'To reduce Co2 we must go nuclear': Trevor St Baker
The Courier Mail
Wed 2 October, 2019
If Australia is serious about cutting emissions the only way foward is nuclear power, a leading energy expert says.
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NT News
The Geelong Advertiser
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What’s made of legumes but sizzles on the barbie like beef? Australia’s new high-tech meat alternative
The Conversation
Wed 2 October, 2019
There is a revolution taking place in burger joints and supermarkets across Australia. Plant products that taste and behave like meat are increasingly making their way onto the plates of consumers as concern grows over the environmental impact of food production.
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ProBono Australia News
Communicating climate change, for a change
ProBono Australia News
Wed 2 October, 2019
While almost two-thirds of Australians believe climate change is a “critical threat”, we are still far from delivering the change we need to avoid a climate catastrophe. Why is probably a more difficult question to answer than how. How can we stay motivated, and keep others engaged and motivated to act as well?
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Warm long weekend prompts bushfire advice to holidaymakers
The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed 2 October, 2019
Sydneysiders enjoying warm and sunny spring weather on Wednesday can expect more of the same for the rest of the week and over the course of the long weekend, with temperatures in parts of the state set to reach into the 30s.
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