Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - June, 2020
Murray-Darling ministers are commissioning a study into ways of increasing the capacity of the Barmah Choke.
CSG saps farmers' cover
Australia's largest insurance company says farmers with coal seam gas (CSG) infrastructure on their property will not be covered for public liability.
Green 'lawfare' denied
Research suggests major developments are not regularly held up because of legal challenges to environmental approvals.
Water effects follow fires
Experts say the environmental effects of rain after bushfire can be as significant as the fire itself.
Roundup backed despite payout
The Federal Government continues to insist Roundup is safe, even after a $16 billion settlement in the US.
Atlassian plans wood HQ
Australian tech firm Atlassian has announced plans to build the world's tallest hybrid timber tower for its new headquarters.
Coal firms getting collective
A mining lobby and coalition of coal producers could be authorised to collectively negotiate with the Port of Newcastle.
Lockdown lights PV
A reduction in air pollution during lockdown has led to more sunlight reaching solar panels.
Rio reviews destruction
Rio Tinto has launched a review into how it destroyed two sacred Aboriginal sites.
Tech heads set on seas
CSIRO and Microsoft are partnering to tackle plastic waste and illegal fishing.
Union says metals hinge on plan
The ACTU says the Federal Government is putting the metals industry at risk with its lack of any emissions policy.
Weather used for green boost
Authorities are using weather forecasts for optimise renewable energy output.
Big finds expected from SKA
Australia will soon be home to half of the most sensitive telescope ever.
Female CEOs bring millions
New research shows Australian companies do better when they have more women in leadership.
Finkel calls for efficiency
Australia’s chief scientist says the nation must do more to lift energy efficiency.
Lizards in live evolution
There is a type of small Australian lizard that sits in an interesting evolutionary middle ground.