Issue date : Fri 17 January, 2020
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 29 Seconds
Number of items : 41
David Attenborough criticises Australian government, says 'moment of crisis' has come
The Sydney Morning Herald
Fri 17 January, 2020
London: British naturalist David Attenborough said the "moment of crisis" had come in the fight against climate change, warning that governments' targets for decades in the future were not enough to save the planet.
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David Attenborough weighs in on Australia's bushfire crisisv
NT News
The Advertiser
The Australian
The Daily Telegraph
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Sir David Attenborough hits out at Australia's climate platform amid global 'moment of crisis'
Bushfires: Fears Scott Morrison’s carbon credit projects gone to blazes
The Australian
Fri 17 January, 2020
The Clean Energy Regulator is reviewing the bushfire impact on its $4.55bn Emissions Reduction Fund — a key component of Scott Morrison’s climate change commitments — amid fears tree planting and other carbon credit projects were caught up in blazes across the nation.
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Talking Point: Australians want action on climate
The Mercury
Fri 17 January, 2020
It’s time to show elected leaders the groundswell of Australians that want action on climate change. Enough is enough.
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Australia, the jalopy nation: why we're having car trouble
The Sydney Morning Herald
Fri 17 January, 2020
The need to act on climate change was fully accepted when the federal government launched plans to make the fumes that come from your car exhaust a little bit cleaner. Josh Frydenberg, the environment minister at the time, was confident Australians would save money over time from changes that would gradually reduce noxious and greenhouse gas emissions from millions of cars.
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Microsoft pledges to be 'carbon negative' by 2030
The Guardian
Fri 17 January, 2020
Microsoft has announced it aims to remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits by 2030 and hopes to have removed enough carbon to account for all the direct emissions the company has ever made by 2050.
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Crabs compromise to avoid competition
Cosmos
Fri 17 January, 2020
Rather than compete for shelter, two closely related hermit crab species appear to have adapted to differently shaped shell homes so they can coexist on the same beaches, according to a study published in BMC Ecology.
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Public interest in proposed battery recycling facility high
Inside Waste
Fri 17 January, 2020
The Victorian EPA is holding an information session in late January regarding a works approval application for a proposed lead acid battery recycling facility in the state.
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Firefighting bodies argue as talks of royal commission into bushfire crisis continue
News.com.au
Thu 16 January, 2020
The Australian firefighters union is urging Prime Minister Scott Morrison not to call a royal commission into the unprecedented bushfires ravaging the country, putting it at odds with some state bodies.
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BlackRock ditching coal is climate change reality: Albanese
The Australian Financial Review
Thu 16 January, 2020
Federal Labor leader Anthony Albanese signalled that he understands the climate change rationale behind BlackRock's decision to quit thermal coal investments, even though he has expressed support for Australia exporting the same coal.
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Native Americans hold US government to account on climate change
ProBono Australia News
Thu 16 January, 2020
Tribal nations in Louisiana and Alaska are filing a formal complaint with the United Nations accusing the US government of causing serious human rights violations by failing to act on climate change.
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Economic diplomacy: Two big-C issues
The Interpreter
Thu 16 January, 2020
If Australia’s bushfire crisis has done one thing to inadvertently calm the national zeitgeist during the holiday season, it is in the way climate change has suddenly returned to supplant China as the country’s biggest wicked problem.
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Put your money to work: Investing in climate change mitigation
Reneweconomy
Thu 16 January, 2020
There are close to 600,000 self managed super funds in Australia with about 1.1 million members. And, according to the Australian Government figures, these funds had about $715 billion of assets, of which $220 billion were Australian listed shares and about $7 billion of offshore shares
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Climate crisis tops list of risks for 2020s
Financial Standard
Thu 16 January, 2020
For the first time, climate crisis and environmental degradation have taken out the top five spots in a list ranking the risks most likely to impact the world over the coming decade.
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Renewable energy's advance drives Australia's carbon emissions lower
The Sydney Morning Herald
Thu 16 January, 2020
Record levels of renewable energy have driven the first drop in Australia's annual greenhouse gas emissions since 2015 but if maintained the rate of decline would mean the country's Paris pledge would be met 68 years late.
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Are you actually eating shark when you order fish and chips?
GoodFood
Thu 16 January, 2020
The humble feed of fish and chips has a crucial part to play in the battle to save declining shark populations. Conservationists say the "flake" fish sold at the local chippy could actually contain a mix of unknown shark species.
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Emus flood Western Australian town
9 News
Thu 16 January, 2020
A town in the state of Western Australia has become home to an influx of unusual new residents: emus.
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Politicians need to work together to make water recycling and other drought measures work for towns
The Fifth Estate
Thu 16 January, 2020
At least two Australians towns, Stanthorpe in Queensland and Braidwood in NSW, have run dry and are now trucking in water at great expense. RMIT professor Stuart Khan says there’s many options to help drought-stricken towns before resorting to carted water, with some solutions more affordable and sustainable than others.
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Rain 'psychologic plus' for NSW farmers
7 News
Thu 16 January, 2020
Farmers struggling to survive NSW's devastating drought say this week's rain is "psychologically positive" but much greater falls are needed in the coming months.
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6 Celebrities Who Recycle Their Red Carpet Outfits
Marie Claire
Thu 16 January, 2020
Although we do love a good awards season red carpet, the month-long string of events is enough to put a strain on the wardrobes of even some of the world’s biggest celebrities.
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