Issue date : Thu 30 April, 2020
Estimated Reading Time : 02 Min 38 Seconds
Number of items : 31
Geelong container deposit scheme campaign continues as part of waste strategy
The Geelong Advertiser
Thu 30 April, 2020
The City of Greater Geelong will continue to pressure the State Government to trial a container deposit scheme in the municipality, as part of a 10-year plan to avoid creating waste and to boost resource recovery.
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Pump money into disaster resilience, says big finance
The Australian Financial Review
Thu 30 April, 2020
Big insurers and institutional investors have urged governments to pump money into projects that will limit the damage caused by natural catastrophes, warning the costs of such disasters would surge as global temperatures rise.
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BHP the latest company to join Responsible Steel
Australian Mining
Thu 30 April, 2020
BHP has joined forces with the international non-profit organisation Responsible Steel, signalling its commitment to continue developing a responsible steel standard.
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Renewable power to be wasted without reforms: AEMO
The Australian Financial Review
Thu 30 April, 2020
Far-reaching and urgent reforms are required in running the national electricity market to prevent some of the country's burgeoning resources of cheap solar and wind power going to waste, says the head of the Australian Energy Market Operator.
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Earth ‘wobbled’ before two major earthquakes
Cosmos
Thu 30 April, 2020
The earth “wobbled” before two of the largest earthquakes in recent history, according to a new study, but it’s not clear whether this is likely to happen before the next one.
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Andrew Bolt: Global warmists using virus to push dangerous ideas
The Herald Sun
Wed 29 April, 2020
Global warmists are using the coronavirus catastrophe to preach about building a greener world from the ashes of the economies we’re destroying with cripplig bans. We can’t let this virus panic bite us twice, writes Andrew Bolt.
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Insurance giant's costs rise after fires
News.com.au
Wed 29 April, 2020
Insurance is expected to become unaffordable in disaster-prone areas of Australia such as the country's north, an inquiry has heard.
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The Advertiser
The Australian
The Canberra Times
The Newcastle Herald
Yahoo News
COVID-19 shines a light on ESG: First Sentier
Financial Standard
Wed 29 April, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has brought ESG to the fore and will give greater momentum to responsible investment processes, according to First Sentier Investors.
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Biomass plant set to power up in NSW's Hunter Valley
The Australian
Wed 29 April, 2020
The former Redbank coal plant in NSWs Hunter Valley will be repurposed into a biomass fuels power station, with owner Hunter Energy planning to start supplying energy into the national electricity grid by early next year.
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Traumatised chimp that inspired a photographer
The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed 29 April, 2020
The first time Melbourne photographer Ian Bickerstaff volunteered to work at the Mefou Primate Park, a sanctuary in the hot, humid equatorial rainforest of Cameroon, he was entrusted with caring for 10 chimps aged three years and younger, all orphans whose parents had been violently and illegally slaughtered for bushmeat and pet food.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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Arctic climate tragedy proves all’s not whale that ends whale
The Australian
Wed 29 April, 2020
The Arctic Ocean may be changing faster than any other sea, with global warming causing surges in killer whales and salmon but threatening polar bears and seals, scientists have said.
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Home schooling led eight-year-old to rediscover long lost orchid
The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed 29 April, 2020
Eight-year-old Arabella Hanisch Jasiak was bushwalking in the Blue Mountains with her parents when she stumbled upon an orchid last seen more than 140 years ago.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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Court halts logging in unburnt Victorian native forest
The Age
Wed 29 April, 2020
Logging has been temporarily halted in 26 unburnt areas of Victorian native forest after environmentalists argued in court there was a risk of “serious and irreversible damage” to threatened species after last summer's bushfires.
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The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
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