Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - August, 2021
Researchers are working on a new system that could see an entire room turned into a charger for devices located within it.
Call for coastal site rules
Australia is girt by sea that contains important, but unprotected, archeological sites.
Cultural flow model formed
First Nations communities along the Murray-Darling Basin want a new concept for water management to be put into practice.
Official 'flushability' assessed
Authorities are working on new ‘flushability’ standards to reduce the plague of fatbergs in sewers.
PC deems water list adequate
The Productivity Commission says reporting of foreign ownership of Australian water is sufficient.
Sea cows boost sea grass success
Australian scientists have discovered that seagrass grows better after its seeds have been eaten by dugongs and turtles.
Warming to drive extreme frequency
International research suggests global warming of 1.5°C may mean extreme sea level events will occur much more frequently.
Lendlease backs zero by 2050
Australian building giant Lendlease says the Federal Government must commit to cutting carbon emissions to zero by 2050.
BHP slashes Hunter value
BHP has slashed millions from the value of its NSW Hunter Valley thermal coal mine.
China firing new thorium
China is preparing to test a molten salt nuclear reactor that uses thorium instead of uranium.
Double win for dual-use roof
A new study has shown the advantages of combining green roofs with solar setups.
Councils want help on green goals
Council advocates are lobbying for more money to help local governments meet climate goals.
Concerning flows on icy peak
Rain is falling on Greenland's highest point for the first time on record.
EPA allows tyre-burying
Warnings have been issued after tyres were found buried at six north-west New South Wales coal mines without a licence.