Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - August, 2017
Adani says India still needs imported coal, even though the Government is pushing for self-sufficiency.
Boat boss details bleaching effect
Senators have faced a dive boat operator whose business is being harmed by ...
Sea Shepherd bails on whale fight
Anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd says Japan is now using military-grade technology to track its ships ...
Seaweed seen as good new field
Scientists say the ocean off Queensland could host a significant seaweed-farming industry.
PM denies new coal
Malcolm Turnbull says his Government will not build new coal-fired power stations ...
RTF open to green ideas
The SA Government wants to expand its clean power industry beyond just generation with the $150 million Renewable Technology Fund (RTF).
Adani to fight spill fine
Adani is contesting a $12,000 fine from the Queensland Government over a sediment stormwater spill at the Abbot Point coal terminal.
Carmichael claim denied
The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) has lost its latest appeal against the Carmichael coal mine.
Renewable rise reviewed
Australia’s first Renewable Energy Index report has been released, showing the growing role of clean power...
Experts review what Exxon knew
Harvard University researchers say Exxon Mobil has intentionally misrepresented climate science.
Antarctic lake reveals new method for DNA
Australian researchers have discovered an entirely new way of sharing DNA, in a study of Antarctic microbes.
ARENA backing SA battery
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency will fund a new $12 million battery in South Australia.
CSG waste worries farmers
Concerns have been raised about the expansion of a Queensland waste facility.
Gas guns make whales turn tail
Queensland researchers have found that machine noise can cause whales to turn tail.
Harbour to house new reef
A modular artificial reef will soon be suspended near the Sydney Opera House.
Some species slow in whale revival
Local researchers have looked at whale population recovery times since the era when many were hunted almost to extinction.
Toxic leaks could seep into Sydney
Water scientists say millions of litres of toxic water is escaping from a derelict coal mine into Sydney's drinking water catchment.
Frydenberg reflects on power game
Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has reflected on the changing state of Australia’s energy system.
Outback rocks shed light on ancient life
ANU scientists are solving the mysteries of how life as we know it first emerged.