Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - November, 2020
The NT Government says the Ranger Uranium Mine in Kakadu is not responsible for a nearby cancer cluster.
Uranium labelled unhelpful
It appears unlikely that Victoria will change its stance on uranium mining.
Big boost for heat-power
Australian researchers say their new breakthrough could unlock body-heat powered personal devices.
CFA seeks Hazelwood costs
Victoria’s Country Fire Authority (CFA) is attempting to recover the cost of putting out the 2014 Hazelwood coal mine fire.
EV tax could hold back goals
Experts say electric vehicle taxes will put Australia even further behind in the market.
Funds for first micro-hydro
New funding has been provided for Australia’s first remote microgrid using renewable hydrogen generation.
High cost for Cormann's bid
Outgoing finance minister Mathias Cormann is flying around Europe on a private RAAF jet to bid for a new job at the OECD.
Modern eyes on ancient moves
Australian researchers have used high-tech methods to map the movements of Chinese farmers over 3,500 years ago.
Oration urges deep links
Experts say it is more important than ever to learn from ancient Australian cultures.
COVID no help for gas levels
The WMO says the industrial slowdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic has not curbed record levels of greenhouse gases.
Croc return watched
NT croc numbers are surging, and researchers want to know what that means for the environment.
Green light for gas giant
The Narrabri Gas Project has received federal approval, despite concerns for water resources.
Koala help announced
The Federal Government has put up new funds to help ease the decline in koala numbers.
Platypus classification debated
A new study has found platypus populations could disappear “without ever returning”.
Shawshank the fish pen
Fifty-thousand farmed salmon have liberated themselves after their floating pen caught fire.
Biomethane injections tested
Federal funds will allow gas firm Jemena to test injecting biomethane into the NSW natural gas network.
PM may not use Kyoto trick
Scott Morrison has suggested he may not use Kyoto ‘carry-over’ credits to help meet Paris agreement targets.