Issue date : Thu 8 October, 2020
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 54 Seconds
Number of items : 46
IMF: act now or face climate catastrophe
The Australian
Thu 8 October, 2020
The International Monetary Fund has slammed grossly insufficient policies to combat climate change, predicting a climate catastrophe
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Aussie start-ups shortlisted for program
Food & Beverage
Thu 8 October, 2020
Innovative Australian startups have been shortlisted from a record number of international applicants to take part in Rabobank’s prestigious global food and agri startup ‘discovery program’ FoodBytes! Virtual Pitch 2020.
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Sunshine State could be clean energy world leader and create 25,000 jobs
The Australian
Thu 8 October, 2020
As young Queenslanders struggle with unemployment in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, a new report from a leading independent body reveals the state could be sitting on a bonanza with the potential to create tens of thousands of new jobs.
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Aggreko installs renewable power grid at Gold Fields mine
Australian Mining
Thu 8 October, 2020
Gold Fields has partnered with energy services company Aggreko to install a renewable energy microgrid at the Granny Smith gold mine in Western Australia.
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Power games may make animals smarter
Cosmos
Thu 8 October, 2020
Animals display some awe-inspiring feats of intelligence, from making tools and counting to eavesdropping, making deceptive calls and learning new tricks.
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Petition launched by opponents of private concrete jetty for Ralphs Bay
ABC News
Thu 8 October, 2020
Locals are concerned a proposal by a prominent Hobart developer to build a 60-metre long concrete jetty on Crown land will destroy the natural beauty of a southern Tasmanian foreshore and set the wrong precedent for the use of public land.
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SA town records third earthquake in a week after 3.1 quake shakes town
News.com.au
Thu 8 October, 2020
A South Australian town recorded its third earthquake in a week on Wednesday night, with the shake felt in areas with hundreds of residents.
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Perthnow
The Advertiser
The Australian
The Courier Mail
The Daily Telegraph
The Geelong Advertiser
The Herald Sun
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Millions to speed up environment approvals
Yahoo News
Wed 7 October, 2020
More than $36 million has been earmarked to help infrastructure projects get the tick of approval and hand federal environmental approval powers to the states.
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7 News
The Canberra Times
The Newcastle Herald
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'Thrilled': Next generation climate modelling gets budget kickstart
The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed 7 October, 2020
Federal funding for advanced climate modelling has cheered scientists who say the investment will help refine predictions for everything from fire-generated thunderstorms to worsening urban heat islands.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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'Robust' negotiations end Coalition division over koala policy
The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed 7 October, 2020
NSW farmers and private native forestry operations will be exempt from the controversial koala planning policy that nearly blew up the Coalition government agreement last month.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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Palaszczuk uses subsidies to reach 50 per cent renewables target
The Australian Financial Review
Wed 7 October, 2020
The Palaszczuk government will struggle to reach its ambitious 50 per cent renewable energy target by 2030, despite spending millions of dollars to prop up clean energy projects across Queensland.
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The budget does next to nothing for our greatest economic challenge
The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed 7 October, 2020
Only months ago we were fighting bushfires, reminding us of our continued failure to act on climate change. Then that other crisis struck. And ever since, our politicians have been preoccupied with the pandemic.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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‘The story for renewables was a missed opportunity’
ProBono Australia News
Wed 7 October, 2020
The 2020 budget was a sop to the dinosaurs remaining in the Coalition who have not realised that the world has moved on from fossil fuels, writes Greenpeace Australia Pacific campaigner Jonathan Moylan.
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Boris' newfound love of wind shows sense
The Australian Financial Review
Wed 7 October, 2020
Wind power has not always lived up to hopes. But the conditions are good for the UK, already a world leader in installed capacity. Its climate, geography and the cross-party ambition to address climate change should keep the wind at the industry’s back.
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Australian Companies & Brands Need To Update Their Social Barometer
B & T
Wed 7 October, 2020
Anthony Caruana is a freelance journalist and Kathryn Van Kuyk is the PR director at Media-Wize. In this joint guest post, the duo argue that social media is just another place brands can quickly slip up with the wrong words or gestures…
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BHP welcomes China’s goal of carbon neutrality
The Australian
Wed 7 October, 2020
BHP boss Mike Henry says China’s goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2060 won’t hurt the mining giant’s long-term future
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Country Road Commits $600K To Landcare Australia
B & T
Wed 7 October, 2020
Country Road has announced a partnership with Landcare Australia, committing $600,000 over three years to support the conservation of local farmlands.
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Green shoots growing on the debt market
Yahoo News
Wed 14 October, 2020
Green bonds -- debt taken on to finance projects with environmental benefits -- hit a record last month with $50 billion issued, as more and more companies and governments turn to the instruments.
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Rollercoaster ride for energy efficiency markets as Covid wreaks havoc
Reneweconomy
Wed 7 October, 2020
Before the coronavirus hit, the Victoria energy efficiency market was in the midst of the largest shake-up in the scheme’s history with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning proposing significant and wide-reaching reforms. And then the world changed. It’s been a rollercoaster ride ever since.
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Origin, BHP suspend lobby group ties over 'vote Greens last' campaign
The Age
Wed 7 October, 2020
Origin Energy has joined mining giant BHP in cutting ties with the Queensland Resources Council over the powerful lobby group's advertising campaign attacking the Greens ahead of the upcoming state election.
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The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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Powerlink to offer syncons, system strength as “service” to wind, solar farms
Reneweconomy
Wed 7 October, 2020
Powerlink says it is about to become the first transmission company in Australia to deliver “system strength as a service”, electing to install its own large synchronous condenser in north Queensland and then sell the “service” to wind and solar farms in the region.
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Sekisui House bolsters its green credentials
Architecture and Design
Wed 7 October, 2020
Sekisui House Australia says it is leading the way in sustainability, with its four Queensland residential and mixed-use projects either targeting or achieving a minimum 5 Star Green Star certification from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA).
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New Zealand firefighters beating forest blaze
Yahoo News
Wed 7 October, 2020
Firefighters in New Zealand battling a blaze that razed much of a small alpine village said they were making "good progress" Wednesday as high winds finally eased.
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Emily Penn Is On A Mission To End Ocean Pollution By Sailing The World With All-Female Crews
Marie Claire
Wed 7 October, 2020
Emily Penn did not always set out make a change to the world's ocean pollution problem, but when faced with it head on, thousands of kilometres out at sea, she couldn't help but shift her trajectory. Originally an architect, Emily was always aware of what her carbon footprint was doing to our oceans, so with a job prospect in Australia she decided to make the journey from the U.K. without flying—hopping aboard a boat that would take her across the Atlantic, through the Caribbean and the Pacific.
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Uniqlo joins Zara, H&M in tackling garment waste problem
Inside Retail
Wed 7 October, 2020
Clothing retail giants Zara and H&M have each introduced schemes to tackle garment waste problems. Now, Japanese fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo has announced plans to join this attention to sustainability by introducing its own garment collecting and recycling initiative.
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Rio Tinto to make beer cans ‘infinitely recyclable’
Australian Mining
Wed 7 October, 2020
Rio Tinto has joined forces with the world’s largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) to make beer cans out of responsibly produced, low-carbon aluminium.
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Seven Local And Sustainable Swimwear Brands To Look Out For This Summer
Marie Claire
Wed 7 October, 2020
The word “recycled” gets thrown around so much it’s starting to lose its meaning, so let’s refresh our memories. Textile manufacturers all over the world are converting waste and existing materials into reusable ones so that no new waste is generated in fabric production. The future is here, and it’s more fashionable than ever.
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Betts celebrates 129 years with new eco-friendly range
Ragtrader
Wed 7 October, 2020
They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks. But for Betts Group, which is celebrating 129 years in 2020, that statement couldn't be further from the truth.
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HoMie debuts first-ever accessories collection
Ragtrader
Wed 7 October, 2020
Melbourne social enterprise label HoMie has released its first-ever accessories range. The pieces launched alongside the first of HoMie's SS21 range, with 100% of profits going towards supporting young people affected by homelessness or hardship.
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Melbourne, Adelaide weather: Huge “wave” of rain set to hit country
News.com.au
Wed 7 October, 2020
A wall of rain is surging across the country’s centre, south and east and it’s already delivered months of rain in just hours to some places.
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NT News
The Daily Telegraph
The Gold Coast Bulletin
The Herald Sun
The Weekly Times
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