Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - February, 2021
Data required for EV rise
Authorities say more efforts are needed for a smooth transition to electric vehicles (EVs).
Giant battery backed
Renewable energy firm Neoen has secured $160 million in funding for its Victorian Big Battery (VBB) project.
Green rise hits coal viability
A flood of renewable energy could render five of Australia’s coal plants unviable in just a few years.
New funds revive EV drivers
Federal funding has been provided for a new system that repurposes old electric vehicle (EV) batteries.
WA Libs back coal closure
A Liberal anti-coal policy is adding a new dimension to WA’s upcoming election.
Kakadu suffers on several fronts
Dwindling tourist numbers and disrepair are putting the future of Kakadu in doubt.
Dingoes help outback balance
Satellite imagery shows the effect of removing dingoes from the landscape.
First Nations face waves of dispossession
First Nations people share less than 1 per cent of the Murray-Darling water market.
Funds drive lab-meat expansion
An Australian lab-based meat company has secured US$6 million in seed funding.
Longwall stop helps swamp
Researchers say that restricting longwall mining in Sydney’s drinking water catchment protects upland swamps.
Nature aids waste-removal
A new study shows that without nature, humanity may drown in its own filth.
Seqwater offering local grants
Seqwater is offering $60,000 in grants for ‘waterwise’ Queensland communities.
Big pay after rock blast
Experts have criticised big pay rises in the wake of the blasting of Juukan Gorge.
PPE could drive new roads
Research engineers say disposable face masks could be recycled to make roads.
Bill seeks green empowerment
New legislation could see funding for regional communities to develop their own renewable energy projects.
Bremer study shows EA gaps
A new study has found serious pollution in the Bremer River, which runs through Ipswich.
Lead levels high in Port Pirie
The levels of lead in the blood of Port Pirie children have been re-assessed.