Issue date : Mon 14 October, 2019
Estimated Reading Time : 05 Min 11 Seconds
Number of items : 61
Why is Australia the target of climate eco-cult?
The Australian
Mon 14 October, 2019
If you are confused about Extinction Rebellion, fret not. The green dreamers take orders from a higher authority. It is hard for we mere earthlings to understand the transcendent thinking that comes from a direct line to the divine. By divine, I mean the universal consciousness of folk so fried by psychedelic drugs they’re convinced flower power reigns and we’re all going to die if carbon emissions aren’t net zero by 2025.
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Climate change coverage just lot of hot air
The Australian
Sat 12 October, 2019
When it comes to the global warming debate, much of the media ignores the facts in order to support an ideological position.
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Let’s fix coffee cups so we can start to focus on food waste
Inside Waste
Mon 14 October, 2019
If you care about money or care about the environment or care about climate change, ignore coffee cup recycling and instead focus on organics (particularly food), which represent around 50 per cent of all waste to landfill in Australia.
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Things hotting up at Bureau of Meteorology
The Australian
Mon 14 October, 2019
Why is the Australian Bureau of Meteorology a protected species? How many warnings does the government need before it conducts a parliamentary inquiry and independent audit.
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Proxy advisers back Origin against climate resolutions
The Australian Financial Review
Mon 14 October, 2019
Powerful proxy advisers CGI Glass Lewis and ISS Corporate Governance have sided with Origin Energy's board in recommending clients vote against a proposal put by an activist group to its annual meeting seeking the shutdown of its coal power station two years early.
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Why the industry should join the B Corp movement
AdNews
Mon 14 October, 2019
The B Corp movement, a private certification to for-profit companies, has been sweeping the globe as both consumers and staff demand that businesses be more socially and environmentally conscious.
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'Unsustainable path': Energy leaders warn on lagging climate progress
The Age
Mon 14 October, 2019
Business leaders in Australia’s energy industry are calling for more aggressive action to curb greenhouse gas emissions, warning the world is “seriously on the wrong trajectory” if it is to avoid the most drastic and immediate effects of global warming.
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The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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AEMC proposes complex new market signals for wind and solar networks
Reneweconomy
Mon 14 October, 2019
The Australian Energy Market Commission, the principal rule-maker in the local electricity market, has unveiled complex new market designs – including locational pricing and “transmission rights” that it says will better reflect the true cost of generation at different locations, and the cost of network upgrades and expansions.
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Scientists back climate civil disobedience
The Australian
Sun 13 October, 2019
Almost 400 scientists have endorsed a civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing governments to take rapid action to tackle climate change, warning that failure could inflict "incalculable human suffering".
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News.com.au
NT News
SBS World News Australia
The Advertiser
The Daily Telegraph
The Geelong Advertiser
The Gold Coast Bulletin
The Mercury
The Weekly Times
Yahoo News
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Climate change protests will cost taxpayers 'hundreds of thousands' in overtime for police officers
7 News
Sun 13 October, 2019
Hundreds of thousands of dollars will be spent on overtime for police officers who worked during week-long climate change protests in Melbourne
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The Canberra Times
Yahoo News
Ministers split on 'drought-busting' plan
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sun 13 October, 2019
Premier Gladys Berejiklian is being lobbied by some of her most senior colleagues who are opposed to a plan which would water down environmental rules in a bid to fast-track dams and pipelines.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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Perth Anglican Diocese declares climate emergency
Perthnow
Sun 13 October, 2019
The Anglican Diocese of Perth has formally declared a climate emergency, despite nasty comments from one speaker about teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg.
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Parliamentarians deserve our wrath for 30 years of inaction, not climate protesters
The Guardian
Sun 13 October, 2019
One of my favourite lines in an article on the climate crisis is by American science journalist Sharon Begley: “If a rich technologically advanced nation won’t put its own house in order, then developing countries have a perfect excuse to do nothing.”
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Solar reaches 80 per cent share of demand in South Australia on Saturday
Reneweconomy
Sun 13 October, 2019
Solar power continues to set stunning new milestones in the renewable state of South Australia, reaching 80 per cent of total demand on Saturday and accounting for more than 70 per cent of demand over four hours in the middle of the day.
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Managing the hidden water beneath our feet
Pursuit
Sun 13 October, 2019
Decision-makers have significant discretion when it comes to regulating groundwater, but there is too little transparency about how it is used and its effect on the local environment
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Hollywood icon Jane Fonda arrested at Washington climate change protest
The New Daily
Sun 13 October, 2019
It went just as she’d planned: Jane Fonda was arrested in front of the US Capitol as part of her efforts to join the fight against climate change.
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Government warns of price hike if it listens to IMF's carbon-pricing push
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sat 12 October, 2019
The Morrison government has dismissed international calls for a dramatic policy shift on climate change despite new warnings its policies will not reduce greenhouse gas emissions fast enough to meet its promises.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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Harming planet could be a sin, say Vatican delegates
The Australian
Sat 12 October, 2019
Delegates at the Pope’s synod on the creeping destruction of the Amazon have called for crimes against the environment to be ranked alongside traditional sins and have raised the idea of “ecological conversion” to a greener brand of Catholicism.
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The hot topic of climate change
The Saturday Paper
Sat 12 October, 2019
The ghosts of leaders past are haunting the political firmament as climate change, the one issue that played a major role in their demise, flares spectacularly. While Malcolm Turnbull, Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten ruminate on their contributions to and prescriptions for the nation, fierce unseasonal bushfires are offering a brutal reality check.
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Political heads in the sand: Denial and inaction as the planet burns
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sat 12 October, 2019
You've no doubt heard about how the ostrich will stick its head in the sand when it's in danger, thinking that it can't be seen? It turns out that it's not true. Ostriches aren't that stupid. They'd suffocate. It can't happen in the real world. Only in politics.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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Extinction Rebellion? It was all very inconvenient
The Age
Sat 12 October, 2019
Some people sat down in the middle of Lonsdale Street and blocked the intersection with Russell Street for 25 minutes. Then they blocked the intersection of Russell and Collins streets. A little later, police stopped the people outside Flinders Street Station, eventually arresting 11 of them. Trams were diverted, traffic was held up.
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The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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Climate-science sexism reheated
The Canberra Times
Sat 12 October, 2019
The climate crusading Greta Thunberg, a famous contemporary target of sexist criticism and misogyny, may be interested to learn of the struggles of Eunice Foote who in 1856 published the first scientific paper to link CO2 and global warming.
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From barricades to boardrooms: The climate activists targeting corporate Australia
The Age
Sat 12 October, 2019
It was a busy Friday for Brynn O'Brien three weeks ago. The former commercial and human rights lawyer left her office in Sydney's Surry Hills just before noon and headed into the CBD to join 80,000 school children and other protesters to strike against climate inaction.
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The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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Skiing for sustainability
ProBono Australia News
Sat 12 October, 2019
A Danish rubbish-to-clean-energy plant is attracting global attention with its new ski slope
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Carbon capture and storage is 'essential' to meet Paris target
The Australian Financial Review
Sat 12 October, 2019
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has an "absolutely essential" role to play if the world is to achieve the goals of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, according to one of the UK's leading experts on climate and energy policy.
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Slow approach in the era of fast fashion
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sat 12 October, 2019
Some notice the new spray of colourful flowers lining their streets. Others see the flutter of a pink sleeve in a store window. 'Tis the season for spring shopping. But for mindful-ethical-sustainable shoppers, where to start?
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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Extinction Rebellion protests
The Saturday Paper
Sat 12 October, 2019
Drawing on elements of performance art and courting arrest, Extinction Rebellion protesters this week took to the streets around Australia, calling for urgent action on the climate crisis. By Luke Buckmaster.
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Queensland coast welcomes widespread rain
The Brisbane Times
Sat 12 October, 2019
A central Queensland town that was about to run out of water has received a welcome 95 millimetres of rain.
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News.com.au
NT News
The Advertiser
The Age
The Australian
The Daily Telegraph
The Geelong Advertiser
The Gold Coast Bulletin
The Herald Sun
The Mercury
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Weekly Times
WAToday
Yahoo News
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Greens MP backs standalone Office of Climate Change as emissions climb
The Brisbane Times
Fri 11 October, 2019
Queensland Greens MP Michael Berkman said Queensland should strongly consider re-establishing a standalone Office of Climate Change, as was suggested this week by the Queensland Conservation Council.
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The Age
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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More power and less carbon is the future
The Australian Financial Review
Fri 11 October, 2019
There is everything to invest in with a big carbon challenge. If only we could drop the tribal politics.
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We thought Australian cars were using less fuel. New research shows we were wrong
The Conversation
Fri 11 October, 2019
In several speeches of late, Prime Minister Scott Morrison insisted with a straight face that Australia is doing its bit on climate change. The claim was swiftly and thoroughly debunked. The truth is that the Morrison government is piggybacking on the efforts of others, to varying degrees of success.
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From heartbreak to show of love for our wombats
The Advertiser
Fri 11 October, 2019
Shocking footage of a wombat being stoned to death last week has broken South Australians’ hearts – and opened their wallets.
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News.com.au
NT News
Perthnow
The Daily Telegraph
The Geelong Advertiser
The Gold Coast Bulletin
The Mercury
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