Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - January, 2022
Fossil fuels drive prices
Data shows the higher cost of fossil fuels is driving wholesale power prices up.
Gas stove risks studied
Experts say cooking with gas comes with significant climate and health impacts.
More funds for modular solar
Government funds are backing an innovative new modular solar power system.
RACV backs hydro-factory
Melbourne will soon be home to Australia’s first purpose-built assembly plant for hydrogen-powered commercial vehicles.
Mystery bursts emerge from space
A team mapping radio waves across the Universe has discovered something unusual.
Woodside to exit Myanmar
Woodside has withdrawn from Myanmar almost a year after the nation’s military coup.
Dam plan slammed again
The NSW government has been told to rework its plans to raise the Warragamba dam wall.
Dangerous gene detailed
Scientists have pinpointed a gene that helps deadly E. coli bacteria evade antibiotics.
FMG aims to be diesel free
Mining giant Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) is buying an engineering and battery company that it says will help it ditch diesel.
MDBA tests new release
The Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) is trialling a different method of water releases from Hume Dam.
Plastic study finds temperature effect
A new study warns that warmer oceans and plastic chemicals could change how fish grow.
Richmond Valley takes top drop
New South Wales’s Richmond Valley Council has received the award for Best Tasting Tap Water in Australia.
Report shows power digs
New research shows new investment in the resource sector is overwhelmingly focused on electrification minerals.
VR gives new sub view
Maritime archaeologists are allowing people to access a protected submarine wreck from the comfort of their homes.
Emissions seen in solar rise
The solar boom needed for net zero could itself present another global warming risk.
Experts call for local eyes
Experts say Australia must build its own network of Earth Observation satellites.