Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - March, 2022
New studies have revealed a star from (relatively) early in the life of the universe.
Science silence slammed
The former head of CSIRO climate science has accused the federal government of gagging criticism.
Climate spend to fall
The Morrison government could cut climate spending if it wins the next election.
Details light on dam spends
The Federal Government has been accused of pledging massive sums for new dams without looking at the details.
Platypus lacking in river sweep
Environmental survey findings suggest there are no more platypuses in NSW’s Royal National Park.
Reef bleach under UN eye
Mass coral bleaching has been reported in the midst of a UN inspection of the Great Barrier Reef.
Locals drive laser fusion
An Australian company is working on generating limitless power with giant lasers.
Senate stops CCS bid
The federal Senate has blocked Angus Taylor’s efforts to have ARENA fund CCS projects.
Court launched on pipe plan
Traditional owners are taking legal action to stop a massive Northern Territory gas project.
Court orders wind farm silence
A wind farm in Victoria has been ordered to stop emitting noise at night.
Green port plan coming
A new project will see a major NSW port run on 100 per cent renewable shore power energy.
States link for hydrogen highway
A new ‘hydrogen highway’ agreement has been signed by NSW, Queensland and Victoria.
Carbon credits dubbed "rort"
A whistleblower has emerged from the authority set up to monitor the government's Emissions Reduction Fund.
APPEA backs consultation
A major gas lobby says no fracking will occur in the Northern Territory's Beetaloo Basin without consent.
Big dam money 'guaranteed'
The Federal Government says it will put up a staggering $5.4 billion for a new dam in north Queensland.
Experts look at PFAS extraction
Local researchers are looking at ways to remove toxins from polluted waterways and improve infiltration at urban wetlands.
Groundwater GDP tallied
Researchers say ‘invisible’ groundwater makes an annual contribution to GDP of more than $6.8 billion a year.
Land-clearing rise decried
A new analysis has found that the Australian government is “aggravating extinction” through land-clearing approvals.
New bleaching looms
Scientists have issued a clear warning as UN experts inspect the Great Barrier Reef.
Tyre toxin spotted
A toxic chemical linked to mass fish deaths has been found in an Australian waterway for the first time.