Issue date : Thu 31 October, 2019
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 54 Seconds
Number of items : 46
Think tank calls for green manufacturing
Manufacturers’ Monthly
Thu 31 October, 2019
An industry sector powered by renewable energy, and zero-carbon manufacturing could lead to coal-free steel.
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$100m Adani solar farm can power 23000 homes
The Courier Mail
Thu 31 October, 2019
An aerial view of Adani’s Rugby Run Solar Farm near Moranbah, which will generate enough renewable energy to power 23,000 homes.
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NT News
The Advertiser
The Geelong Advertiser
The Herald Sun
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Climate change challenge for urban design projects
The Australian
Thu 31 October, 2019
Buildings must evolve to deal with climate challenges, the judges of a leading architectural prize said on Wednesday night.
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Top fashion designer leads a double life saving tigers
The Australian Financial Review
Thu 31 October, 2019
When Dior Homme creative director Kim Jones isn't designing luxury menswear and dressing celebrities, he's trying to prevent the extinction of animals.
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Winds whip up fire danger for California
7 News
Thu 31 October, 2019
A fast-moving wildfire is threatening thousands of homes and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum outside Los Angeles as extraordinarily dry, heavy Santa Ana winds buffeted the region, forcing meteorologists to grasp for new language to warn of the danger.
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The Canberra Times
The Newcastle Herald
Yahoo News
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Greta Thunberg declines environmental award, calling for fewer awards and more action
ABC News
Wed 30 October, 2019
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has refused to accept an environmental award, saying such honours are useless unless people in power start to listen to scientists.
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SBS World News Australia
Greta Thunberg knocks back environmental prize because 'the climate doesn’t need more awards'
News.com.au
Climate activist Greta Thunberg declines environmental award
NT News
The Courier Mail
The Mercury
The Advertiser
The Daily Telegraph
The New Daily
Greta Thunberg declines Nordic prize
The Newcastle Herald
The Canberra Times
7 News
Perthnow
The Sydney Morning Herald
Greta Thunberg rejects environmental prize
The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
Ten Daily
https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/greta-thunberg-rejects-environmental-prize-20191030-p535r1.html
Federal Government hands $1 billion to Clean Energy Finance Corporation to boost power grid reliability
ABC News
Wed 30 October, 2019
The Federal Government has committed $1 billion to help improve the reliability of the electricity grid, in a move it says will help households get "a fair deal on energy".
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The Sydney Morning Herald
Scott Morrison praised for 'mimicking' Labor with $1 billion energy plan
The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
News.com.au
$1 billion boost for government’s ‘green bank’
Reneweconomy
Coalition gives $1bn to CEFC for 24/7 reliable renewable power
The New Daily
Green bank’s $1b boost for power projects
The Daily Telegraph
The Courier Mail
The Mercury
Sourceable
The Fifth Estate
CEFC gets $1 billion for grid stability… gas included?
Energy market warns against government's $1 billion scheme to 'pick winners'
The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed 30 October, 2019
The energy industry has warned against a Morrison government plan to spend $1 billion on new electricity projects, calling for a comprehensive policy rather than a scheme to "pick winners" with taxpayer cash.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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Canavan cool on credits for carbon capture and storage projects
The Australian Financial Review
Wed 30 October, 2019
Resources minister Matt Canavan has given a lukewarm response to an industry push for carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects to be eligible for tradeable carbon credits, suggesting the credits would not be enough to make projects viable.
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Victoria 50% by 2030 renewable energy target voted into law
Reneweconomy
Wed 30 October, 2019
A bolstered Victorian Renewable Energy Target of 50 per cent by 2030 is now written into law, after the Labor government’s Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Amendment Bill 2019 won the vote in state parliament on Wednesday.
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Queensland Premier dusts off 1930s water scheme
The Brisbane Times
Wed 30 October, 2019
A decades-old irrigation scheme once touted as the answer to drought in western Queensland is being dusted off by the state's premier.
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Perthnow
The Age
The Canberra Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
The West Australian
WAToday
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Andrew Bolt: Climate change merely an excuse to agitate
The Herald Sun
Wed 30 October, 2019
Global warming is just the latest Trojan horse for the wannabe totalitarians who call themselves “climate change activists” and many are Marxists intent on smashing democracy rather than saving the planet, writes Andrew Bolt.
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The Daily Telegraph
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Labor’s reset on climate and jobs is a political mirage
The Conversation
Wed 30 October, 2019
Anthony Albanese’s “Jobs and the Future of Work” speech delivered on Tuesday was, in some ways, a beacon in a dark landscape short on policy ambition. It illuminates the right issues. Technological change and artificial intelligence. The potential for smart manufacturing and domestic economic development. New directions for Australia’s resource sector. A clean energy economy. But the torch shines unevenly.
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See you in court? A rising tide of international climate litigation
The Interpreter
Wed 30 October, 2019
There has been a surge in climate litigation in national courts over the past few years, especially in the United States. Accompanying this has been growing interest in litigating climate change in international forums, including the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
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Morrison's plan to counter climate criticism
The Australian Financial Review
Wed 30 October, 2019
The government will need to demonstrate it can deliver both lower prices and lower emissions if it is to attract broader community support for its climate targets.
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BHP targets roots of global sustainability challenges
Australian Mining
Wed 30 October, 2019
BHP Foundation chief executive James Ensor has addressed mining’s task to become more sustainable amid the protests outside the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Melbourne this week.
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Why don't Australians buy more EVs?
Drive
Wed 30 October, 2019
Driving range, price, and limited knowledge of the available choices are three major impediments to improving battery-electric vehicle (EV) take-up in Australia.
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Jungle royalty: the enigmatic cassowary
Australian Geographic
Wed 30 October, 2019
Australia’s cassowaries aren’t as rare as we thought but there’s still much to discover about these enigmatic rainforest birds.
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Kremlin-backed falcon project sparks smuggling fears
Yahoo News
Wed 30 October, 2019
Russia's Vladimir Putin this month engaged in some falcon diplomacy on a Middle East tour, gifting prized gyrfalcons to Saudi King Salman and Emirati Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, a falconry enthusiast.
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Sustainable farming now more than just fashionable
The Australian
Wed 30 October, 2019
Andrew Watson is soon going to start dropping lady beetles from drones in bombing raids on his cotton fields as he grows your chinos.
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Drought conditions increase Q fever risk in parts of Queensland and NSW
The Brisbane Times
Wed 30 October, 2019
Residents of drought-hit parts of southern Queensland and northern NSW are being warned of the risk of Q fever, with the number of people affected by the debilitating disease rising.
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The Age
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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Sydney's air quality reaches 'hazardous'
News.com.au
Wed 30 October, 2019
Air quality in parts of NSW has reached hazardous levels as smoke haze from fires in the state's north is pushed over Sydney.
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NT News
The Advertiser
The Australian
The Canberra Times
The Herald Sun
Seeing the light: new moves to tackle night sky pollution
Foreground
Wed 30 October, 2019
Light pollution has knock-on effects that impact whole ecosystems. From delaying wallaby pregnancies to mass-death of possums, light pollution is a threat to biodiversity that should be thought of as ‘the straw that breaks the camel’s back’ in ecosystems already under stress, says Dr Therésa Jones.
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