Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - July, 2014
The phrase “safe as houses” means little for residents of one Adelaide suburb, who have had to evacuate ahead of the demolition of homes after a toxic contaminant was found.
Researchers and engineers love crystals, the majestic paragons of order and strength, but some scientists say the world should get more comfortable with the disorder and chaos of the ‘anticrystal’.
The New South Wales Roads and Freight Minister says a specialist team will ensure that a koala community is kept safe when a Pacific Highway addition is cut through their home.
The ACT’s ambitious push for 90 per cent renewable energy by 2020 could be at risk, with a local energy and climate economist saying it could become too difficult in coming years.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has delivered a damning criticism of renewable energy, slamming the technology as the leading factor behind high Australian energy prices.
Leading scientists say that with dams dropping, El Nino looming and clear long-term threats from climate change, now is a terrible time to scrap key bodies overseeing water reform.
Freedom-of-information documents have shown that sediment impacts from dredging works in Queensland would be beyond the range of computer models, but it was approved regardless.