Issue date : Wed 11 December, 2019
Estimated Reading Time : 04 Min 40 Seconds
Number of items : 55
Brazil's far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro calls Greta Thunberg a 'brat'
SBS World News Australia
Wed 11 December, 2019
Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro called Swedish climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg a "brat" on Tuesday after she criticised mounting violence against indigenous people in which two Amazon tribesmen were shot dead three days ago.
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Monash Uni’s path to carbon net zero by 2030
The Australian
Wed 11 December, 2019
The message from the latest ­climate meeting in Madrid could not be clearer: only transformational change will see the world achieve the safe climate goals in the Paris Agreement, which requires net zero emissions before mid-century.
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Modern penguins may have evolved earlier than thought
Cosmos
Wed 11 December, 2019
Penguin fossils from around 62 million years ago in the Palaeocene suggest the ones we know today may have evolved earlier than previously thought.
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Life in the big smoke
ABC News
Wed 11 December, 2019
You can see the smoke, but not the dangers — these graphics illustrate what Sydneysiders have been inhaling for weeks.
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Nationals to push minister on water laws
9 News
Tue 10 December, 2019
Federal Water Minister David Littleproud has left the door open to support a Nationals backbench push to dramatically shake up water rules to help farmers in drought.
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Perthnow
The Canberra Times
The Newcastle Herald
The West Australian
Yahoo News
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Malcolm Turnbull says Prime Minister Scott Morrison is objective about climate change despite being portrayed as a ‘coal-hugger’
News.com.au
Tue 10 December, 2019
Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has defended Scott Morrison and says he is objective about climate change despite being portrayed as a ‘coal-hugger’.
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The Herald Sun
'This is not normal': Minister urges action on climate change
The Sydney Morning Herald
Tue 10 December, 2019
NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean says "no one can deny" that climate change is to blame for the smoke haze choking Sydney as bushfires burn across NSW.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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W.A. EPA goes with fossil fuel-friendly version of carbon emissions guidelines
Reneweconomy
Tue 10 December, 2019
Western Australia’s Environmental Protection Authority has released a revised draft greenhouse gas emissions assessment guideline, nine months after it was forced to back away from proposed standards requiring all new emissions-intensive projects in the state to be carbon-neutral.
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France to forge partnership with Brazilian states on Amazon
The Age
Tue 10 December, 2019
Madrid: France and a group of Brazilian states plan to announce a partnership to preserve the Amazon rainforest, the group's leader said, bypassing Brazil's federal government after a spat between the presidents of the two countries.
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The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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Here in Madrid, the view of Australia's tricky tactics is not pretty
The Sydney Morning Herald
Tue 10 December, 2019
Here at the 25th UN climate conference in Madrid, Australia’s plan to use leftover Kyoto credits is seen as an attempt to conceal that the government is not trying to meet the Paris target. We could do so much better.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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Taste the ash, see our pink sun: Sydney's dead future is here
The Sydney Morning Herald
Tue 10 December, 2019
I can’t breathe. They say something like 100 bush and grass fires are raging across the state. The city I live in feels like a scene from Blade Runner 2049 come to life in 2019. There is no other way to see it: our dead future is here.
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Inland Rail focuses on sustainability, Indigenous engagement
Infrastructure Magazine
Tue 10 December, 2019
As part of its first annual Sustainability Report, Inland Rail has set out a plan to incorporate environmental, sustainability and cultural targets into the project’s delivery.
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Become sustainable, or die: Retail brands risk all by ignoring conscious consumers
Smart Company
Tue 10 December, 2019
Sustainable businesses have become big news, and they’re impossible to ignore — especially in the world of fashion. Eco-conscious brands such as Stella McCartney, Patagonia and Reformation have proven that a strong stance on sustainability doesn’t have to damage your brand’s ‘cool’ factor.
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Australia is choking on smoke – so are air purifiers the answer?
The Guardian
Tue 10 December, 2019
The smoke haze that has hung over large parts of New South Wales since November has prompted people to rush out and buy air purifying machines to try to keep the smoke at bay in the their homes.
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Attacking climate change starts with food wastage at home
The Brisbane Times
Tue 10 December, 2019
If 2018 was the year of female empowerment, then surely 2019 was the year of rallying against climate change.
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The Age
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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Melbourne Central launching gift recycling pop-up for Christmas
Inside Retail
Tue 10 December, 2019
Melbourne shoppers left with unwanted gifts will soon have an option to return items purchased at any retailer to Melbourne Central in exchange for a shopping centre gift card.
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