Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - November, 2017
APRA says it may take regulatory action to force the finance sector to respond to climate change.
Foreign funding for Adani possible
Moves are afoot to secure funding from China to back Adani’s Carmichael mine.
APVMA overhaul outlined
The new boss of the APVMA says he will overhaul the agency as it relocates from Canberra.
Australian whaling footage surfaces
Sea Shepherd Australia has released confronting footage of a Japanese whaling operation after a five-year legal battle.
Coral grown with polyp transplant
Scientists are working on an innovative coral transplant project as part of efforts to find new weapons in the fight against reef damage.
Fourth PFAS case considered
Darwin residents could become the next group to sue the Defence Department over PFAS contamination.
NT makes powerful pledge
The NT Government has announced a push for a 50 per cent renewable energy target by 2030.
Neutrinos netted in IceCube lab
Australian researchers have helped measure how Earth absorbs the very highest energy neutrinos ...
TEPCO considers controlled leak
Japan is still deciding what to do with a million tonnes of radioactive water being stored at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Tesla claims success in SA
Tesla has completed construction on what is described as the world's most powerful lithium ion battery.
Biofuel farm pilot funded
A demonstration facility to produce biofuels and other renewable chemicals from crop and forestry wastes has been funded.
BoM details dry times ahead
The Bureau of Meteorology has put Australia on a La Nina alert, the level just before an official La Nina.
CSU starts huge solar setup
Charles Sturt University has switched on a 6,000-panel rooftop solar system.
Diverse groups demand energy action
A joint letter from 16 groups across the political and social spectrum has called for immediate action on the National Energy Guarantee.
Dolphins' sponge dance studied
Australian researchers have discovered details of the dating lives of dolphins.
SA stamps feet on MDBP changes
The SA Government says it will not sign off on any changes to the Murray Darling Basin Plan, leading the Federal Government to accuse it of playing “petty politics”.
Size study shows stressful change
Australian researchers are studying why animals are they size they are.
BHP gives broad update
BHP boss Andrew Mackenzie says the company is finding its own ways to develop renewable systems while maintaining consistent supply.
Cat bounty ruffles feathers
A central Queensland council is being criticised for its $10 bounty on feral cats.