Issue date : Tue 3 December, 2019
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 29 Seconds
Number of items : 41
Regulators continue to probe Bight plan
SBS World News Australia
Tue 3 December, 2019
Federal regulators have resumed consideration of a plan to drill an oil exploration well in the Great Australian Bight after receiving more information from Norwegian energy company Equinor.
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As a grandma-to-be I can no longer stay out of this debate
The Sydney Morning Herald
Tue 3 December, 2019
I can’t breathe. I go to bed with a sore throat and my eyes sting. I wake up and feel no better. This is Australia in the middle of a calamitous bushfire season. Hundreds and thousands of burning hectares. Four lives lost. Hundreds of houses gone. Who knows how this season will end.
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Why we need some proactive thinking on the environment
The Canberra Times
Tue 3 December, 2019
Reacting to symptoms of environmental stresses might bring a warm inner glow, but they do little to address the underlying problems. Reacting to symptoms of environmental stresses might bring a warm inner glow, but they do little to address the underlying problems.
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Council plan to put e-bikes on the streets of Melbourne
The Age
Tue 3 December, 2019
The City of Melbourne is hoping people will treat a possible new share-bike scheme with more "respect" than the failed oBikes scheme, warning that anyone who throws an e-bike into the Yarra River could be prosecuted for theft.
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Parrotfish thrive in adversity
Cosmos
Tue 3 December, 2019
Studies carried out 8000 kilometres apart in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean found that parrotfish populations increased in number by as much as eight-fold in damaged areas of the reef, and that individual fish were about 20% larger than those in unbleached sections.
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Lone fish thriving amid coral decline
The Canberra Times
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How the Greenland ice sheet is fracturing
Cosmos
Tue 3 December, 2019
Fissures caused by melting of the Greenland ice sheet are threatening its stability, and now drone footage has shown the resulting water drainage is occurring more quickly than previously thought.
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When bananas really are green
Cosmos
Tue 3 December, 2019
Australian researchers have discovered a way to turn banana plantation waste into packaging material that they say is both recyclable and biodegradable.
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Greens call for modelling of hotter planet
9 News
Mon 2 December, 2019
Australia's emissions reduction target will put the world on track to warm by three degrees Celsius, the Greens say.
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Aust must act now on climate change: Oxfam
Yahoo News
Mon 2 December, 2019
Australia must take responsibility for the part it plays in global warming by urgently cutting emissions and better funding those neighbouring countries worst affected by climate change, Oxfam has warned.
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China trims support for clean energy
7 News
Mon 2 December, 2019
As world leaders gather in Spain to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight falls on China - the top emitter of greenhouse gases.
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How the UK is handling climate politics
Pursuit
Mon 2 December, 2019
Watching the UK election campaign, Australians may look at how climate politics has played out there and wonder why it has to be so toxic Down Under
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Will Morrison trust Australia’s rookie team heading to Madrid climate talks?
Ragtrader
Mon 2 December, 2019
Angus Taylor, the first time minister for emissions reductions, and a man under intense political pressure, will lead a rookie team of negotiators at the latest round of UN-sponsored climate talks that kick off in Madrid this week, with Australia is expected to face intense heat over its laggard policies and targets on climate change.
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Conservationists launch court fight against Clive Palmer's proposed coalmine
The Guardian
Mon 2 December, 2019
Conservationists have launched a court battle against Clive Palmer’s proposed Queensland coalmine, saying it will destroy wildlife and impact graziers.
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What The Iconic is doing with its top 20 brands
Ragtrader
Mon 2 December, 2019
The Iconic has released its inaugural Annual Progress Report, outlining several strategic targets for 2020 to 2025. These include four pillars around ethical sourcing, environment, community and diversity.
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H&M Will Test A Clothing Rental Service At Its Flagship Store
GQ Australia
Mon 2 December, 2019
In an effort to combat the environmental impact of fast fashion, H&M are seeking to offer loyal members a rental service complete with a stylist and atelier repair services.
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Hong Kong faces extreme heat challenge
Insurance News
Mon 2 December, 2019
Hong Kong must continue strengthening its resilience towards extreme weather events, including severe heat, which are increasing in frequency and intensity due to climate change, a new report finds.
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Hot weather linked to rise in early childbirth: study
Yahoo News
Mon 2 December, 2019
Hot weather can cause a spike in the number of babies being born early, a phenomenon that may harm infant health and is likely to get worse as temperatures climb due to climate change, scientists said Monday.
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