Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - May, 2019
Researchers are doping new solar cells to improve their performance and speed up their run to commercialisation.
Battery plan for LNG plant
Texas-based petroleum giant ConocoPhillips is installing a 4MW battery storage array at its Darwin LNG plant.
Carp cull questioned
Experts have questioned the National Carp Control Plan (NCCP), saying it falls short on safety and efficacy.
Coral can't deal with acidic year
A year-long test of how corals react to more acidic ocean conditions has found that they are unable to adapt.
Global fishing flounders
A new analysis of global fishing data has found the world’s fishing fleet has doubled in size while its catch fell by more than 80 per cent.
Irrigators slam speculation
Irrigators say a lack of transparency and speculation by big players could add to price increases.
Stats show huge solar demand
Official figures suggest the first phase of the Victorian Government's rooftop solar rebate program would never have satisfied demand.
Adani approval shunted along
The Queensland Premier says Adani’s Carmichael coal mine should be approved within 3 weeks.
Hope springs from desert find
A significant new water supply has been discovered in central Australia's Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands.
Joyce pushes new coal
Barnaby Joyce says building a new coal-fired power station is a moral imperative.
Adani backed by region
The Mayor of Rockhampton has called for Adani to be given a “fair go” at opening up the Galilee Basin.
Fourth bin to fight stockpiling
A Melbourne council is adding a separate bin for glass to its regular waste collections.
Fish fence impacts assessed
A new study has found fish fences wreak havoc on marine life and make overfishing easier.
Megafauna gather close to coasts
Scientists say far more species of marine megafauna use coastal habitats than previously thought.