Issue date : Wed 10 February, 2021
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 39 Seconds
Number of items : 43
Canavan denies wedging leader over climate
7 News
Wed 10 February, 2021
Nationals senator Matt Canavan denies trying to wedge his leader over commitments to climate change targets.
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The Canberra Times
The Newcastle Herald
The West Australian
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Investors pour in ETFs as Biden firms up climate change policy
Money Management
Wed 10 February, 2021
The Biden’s administration firm stance on climate change policies has driven investors to pour in ETFs which are ‘driving the future’ such as ETF Securities’ ETFS Battery Tech & Lithium ETF, the firm said.
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AEMO names UK-based renewable energy and transition expert as new CEO
Reneweconomy
Wed 10 February, 2021
The Australian Energy Market Operator has named a UK-based Australian expert in renewable energy and grid transition as its new chief executive officer, replacing the former CEO Audrey Zibelman who left last December to take up a role with Google’s future technology division known as X.
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Networks gear up for electric vehicle grid demands
Sustainability Matters
Wed 10 February, 2021
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $1.6 million in funding to Jemena to undertake a residential electric vehicle (EV) charging trial with four other electricity networks in the ACT, Victoria and Tasmania.
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Pollen likes the heat
Cosmos
Wed 10 February, 2021
Climate change is causing allergy seasons to start earlier, last longer, and be more intense, according to a new study from the University of Utah.
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No law to set target: Ministers stare down Nats’ complaint on carbon
The Sydney Morning Herald
Tue 9 February, 2021
Federal ministers are planning to neutralise a backbench threat on climate change by making sure a new carbon target will not be mandated by law, avoiding a vote in Parliament that could rock the government.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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'Benefits outweigh the costs' of acting on climate change: Labor MP
Sky News Australia
Tue 9 February, 2021
Labor MP Matt Thistlethwaite says unless the federal government moves to adopt a target to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, Australian industry and the economy will suffer a significant loss.
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Funding boost for WA FOGO bins
Inside Waste
Tue 9 February, 2021
The Western Australian Government has ignited the 2021 Better Bins Plus: Go FOGO funding round for local governments to support the transition to three-bin FOGO kerbside collection services. The additional funding builds on the success of a similar funding round delivered in 2020.
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Tasmania flags split-responsibility CRS
Inside Waste
Tue 9 February, 2021
The Tasmanian Government has revealed its preferred model for a container refund scheme, which would see a 10 cent refund on recycled drink containers and the government tendering for the collection network.
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From fire to ice: Suncorp gets the weather wrong again
Reneweconomy
Tue 9 February, 2021
The growing severity and unpredictability of extreme weather has knocked an extra $86 million off Suncorp’s half year accounts, prompting the insurer to renew calls for more government action on climate change.
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Could pumped hydro come to the rescue of failing coal mines?
Reneweconomy
Tue 9 February, 2021
Meeting Australia’s need for more energy storage capacity could also help answer the question of what to do with decommissioned coal mines – at least according to the reported plans of billionaire media mogul Kerry Stokes.
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Bluebottle season swarms Sydney beaches, what to do if stung
News.com.au
Tue 9 February, 2021
After days of the NSW coastline being stormed by an armada of bluebottles, experts say the summer of potential stings isn’t over just yet.
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The Courier Mail
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More funnel-webs needed for antivenom production
Australian Geographic
Tue 9 February, 2021
The Australian Reptile Park on the Central Coast of New South Wales is calling on residents to catch funnel-webs for milking and the generation of antivenom.
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India disaster highlights pressure on Asia's great rivers
Yahoo News
Tue 9 February, 2021
A glacial burst that triggered a deadly flash flood in the Indian Himalayas at the weekend was a disaster waiting to happen, and one likely to be repeated in a region transformed by climate change and unchecked infrastructure development, experts warn.
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International Business Times
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Australia’s first solar panel recycling facility to be established in Adelaide
Reneweconomy
Tue 9 February, 2021
Australia’s first dedicated solar panel recycling company has locked in plans to develop its first processing facility in the industrial Adelaide suburb of Lonsdale, in South Australia, with plans to recycle tens of thousands of PV panels a year.
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Farmer fury as manure is deemed industrial waste
The Weekly Times
Tue 9 February, 2021
Animal manure is about to be reclassified in Victoria from a valuable by-product to industrial waste. This is what it means for your farm.
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