Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - October, 2021
Energy Minister Angus Taylor has refused to detail the cost to taxpayers of the government’s 2050 climate plan.
CSIRO supports bank resilience
CSIRO and Commonwealth Bank have launched a joint project to protect the finance sector against climate change.
Microbe carbon sinks coming
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has backed efforts to remove carbon from the atmosphere using microbes.
Treasury reveals green role
The federal Treasury says it had very little to do with the economic modelling behind Australia’s net zero by 2050 plan.
Groundwater search improved
Australian experts have come up with a cost effective and quick way to find groundwater.
Hope reigns in zero plan
Australia’s net-zero emissions ‘plan’ pins its hopes to technologies that do not yet exist.
Plastics seep from waste sites
Research shows microplastics can enter the environment from wastewater treatment.
Shark mistakes tested
Experts have tested the theory that mistaken identity leads sharks to attack humans.
Woodside plans blue/green site
Woodside wants to build a giant hydrogen and ammonia production hub on government land south of Perth.
Call for more cable talks
An Aborignal group has called for more consultation on a multi-billion dollar cable plan.
Coalition limps to zero plan
The Coalition is doing its homework on the bus to school - slapping together an emissions pledge days before COP26.
Ley picks risks
Environment Minister Sussan Ley has approved three new coal mines, but is skeptical about a giant renewable project.
Lithium boost backed
The Federal Government has invested in a company that claims it can revolutionise lithium production.
NT approves Beetaloo digs
Empire Energy has secured full approval for more fracking in the NT’s Beetaloo Basin.
UN warns of fossil rise
The UN says fossil fuel production is set to ramp up alongside new emission pledges.