Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - March, 2019
Experts are celebrating the first production and export of “green hydrogen” from Australia to Japan.
Labor goes for green cars
The ALP has put together a climate change policy that includes tax breaks for businesses to buy electric cars.
Payout ruled in Roundup case
A US jury has awarded $114 million to a man who said his use of weed killer Roundup caused his cancer.
WA to probe climate-health links
The WA Government has announced a broad-ranging inquiry into the health impacts of climate change.
Emissions hit record in 2018
The International Energy Agency (IEA) says global carbon emissions hit a record high in 2018.
MDBA issues planning update
The MDBA says plans for governing water use across the entire Murray–Darling Basin are on the way.
NT land claims backed by review
A federal review has rejected “ungracious” objections to Aboriginal claims over NT river regions.
Recovery site to save waste
The Victorian Government has launched a new facility to save useful materials from landfill.
Experts urge solar regulation
Australia’s underregulated solar industry opens customers to predatory sales practices, a new report warns.
NSW water minister bails
NSW Water Minister Niall Blair has resigned following alleged threats and aggression.
Academics lay out river needs
A new aquifer project could be crucial for water management in the Murray-Darling Basin.
China going for green jet fuel
Chinese scientists have developed a process for converting plant waste into aviation fuel.
Hazelwood hike reported
A new report says major power companies have used the closure of Hazelwood to gouge customers.
Redbank revival mooted
The new owners of a mothballed coal generator in NSW plan to restart operations.
Renewable forecasts funded
A new project will see solar and wind farms providing their own short-term generation forecasts.
Public petitioned to map galaxies
Scientists want volunteers to help unlock the secrets of the Universe.
Major emitter dodges EPA
The WA Government has rejected guidelines from its own EPA requiring major LNG projects to be carbon neutral.
Melbourne's nasty stockpiles assessed
Melbourne is riddled with stockpiles of hazardous and flammable chemicals.