Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - July, 2017
Adani ads forget coal
Adani has launched a massive Australian ad campaign that does not mention coal.
Embryo editing makes it stateside
The DNA of an embryo has been edited for the first time in the US.
Extreme El Niños loom
Australian-led research has found that even if global warming is kept to only 1.5°C, extreme El Niño events are likely to become twice as common.
MDB theft ripples through industry
Irrigators have been accused of stealing billions of litres of water from the Murray River system ...
Sceptical scribes slam green science
A Queensland academic has taken shots at key research into the Great Barrier Reef.
Geoengineering options reviewed
Experts have reflected on ideas to combat climate change through ‘geoengineering’.
Hospital helps coal claim
Queensland’s Mater hospital has put its name to an advertising campaign for the New Acland stage 3 mine.
Unlikely friends allied against fracking
The Conservation Council and One Nation have joined forces to call for a ban on fracking in WA.
WA councils back bag ban
WA is rushing to catch up on the growing wave of anti-single-use plastic bag sentiment.
Class action on recycle fire
A class action lawsuit has been launched over a major fire at a recycling processing plant in Melbourne last week.
Fluoride could be put to the people
Councils in northern Tasmania could soon ask their people if they want fluoride in their water.
Huge sheet breaks free
A 1 trillion tonne iceberg has broken away from Antarctica, signalling a new chapter in the life of the frozen wilderness.
Microplastics coat coastal seafloor
Marine biologists have found high levels of microplastic pollution in ocean sediments across Australia's south-east coast.
UNESCO Reef claim downplays risks
UNESCO has decided not to include the Great Barrier Reef in its latest ‘List of World Heritage in Danger’.
Joyce says clean target needs coal
Barnaby Joyce says the Nationals would support a clean energy target, if the Liberals agree allow high-efficiency coal in the mix.
No timeline for NT PFAS checks
The Prime Minister has defended delays in rolling out important blood tests for the Northern Territory.