Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - May, 2020
The ACT government is looking to ban waste incineration for energy production.
Bushfire health data detailed
The bushfire royal commission has been given an indication of the enormous toll on public health.
Comms issue for firies
A relatively simple ICT issue has emerged as a major problem in Australia bushfire response.
Global leaders back clean power
Global energy leaders have highlighted the need for greater investment in clean energy.
Green light for new coal in QLD
A new coal mine has been approved for Queensland's Bowen Basin with little opposition.
Green majority possible
AEMO says that if the right measures are taken, Australia’s energy grid could support up to 75 per cent renewable energy.
Taylor backs low target
The Federal Government has spoken against raising its emissions reduction target.
Locals find missing matter
Astronomers have solved a mystery of ‘missing matter’, which was considered an embarrassment to the field before.
Deep shifts detailed
Scientists say climate change in the deep oceans could be seven times faster by middle of century.
Grass army suggested
The NT Government has proposed building an army to fight a vicious invasive weed.
LNP appears to oppose river listing
Reports suggest Murray-Darling systems were not assessed for endangered listing because the Coalition would not support it.
Tick spit synthesised
Scientists have synthesised an anti-inflammatory tick spit protein for the first time.
COVID commission backs gas
Australia’s recovery from COVID-19 will be led by gas, according to the Federal Government.
Hazelwood chimneys chopped
The iconic chimneys of the Hazelwood coal-fired power station have been knocked down.
Perovskite passes key test
Next-generation perovskite solar cells have passed strict international tests.
Roadmap leads to gas, mostly
The Energy Minister has released a discussion paper on technologies to drive economic recovery in Australia.
Waste split could pay big
Experts say diverting food waste from landfill could be a goldmine for local governments.