Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - March, 2017
US scientists are testing possible solar geoengineering techniques.
Human prints on hemispheric effect
A new study has been described as a “clear fingerprint” of human activity influencing climate systems.
New ruling lets Japanese reactors fire
Japan’s nuclear power industry has won a legal victory against an injunction that was preventing it from running two key reactors.
Activists attack CBA over coal
Activists have scaled the Commonwealth Bank of Australia's Sydney headquarters to protest coal financing.
Detailed data for efficient fix
CSIRO scientists have helped develop a way to measure the real-time energy use of every device in a household.
Ex-ETSA boss backs nuclear
South Australia should switch to nuclear power, according to a former Electricity Trust of South Australia (ETSA) chief.
LNG giant slowed by unpaid bills
Laing O’Rourke says it was forced to quit work on a gargantuan liquid natural gas (LNG) facility in Darwin because it has not been paid.
Science statement carries big claims
The Federal Government has issued a new National Science Statement ...
Bleaching seen across Reef
The latest spot-checks have again found bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef.
Murray mapped over time
Researchers have wound back the clock to see what has happened to the Murray-Darling Basin system over the last 90,000 years.
Ruling class gets STEM lessons
Scientists have flooded Canberra for this week’s Science Meets Parliament events.
Stop Adani Alliance launched
Former Greens leader Bob Brown has brought together a unified front against the Carmichael coal mine.
Waste watched on World Water Day
Today is a day to reflect and take stock of the most valuable commodity on Earth.
Cat bug cut off
Australian researchers say a parasite from cats may actually change a person’s brain.
Fossil fuel ruling looms
The energy industry has just a few weeks until the review of the petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT) is released.
Hydro plans dry on detail
The $2 billion expansion of the Snowy Mountains hydro scheme has been met with excitement and cynicism.
QLD leaders fly to fight for coal
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has brought a gaggle of rural mayors to India to push for the Carmichael mine.
Reef management under review
The environment minister has ordered a review of governance of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA).
Devil disease cleared
A six-year-long study has shown that immunotherapy can cure Tasmanian devils of deadly facial tumours.