Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - April, 2022
Reliance on old technology is pushing up Australia’s wholesale power prices, and could lead to higher bills for households.
Bloodworm teething revealed
Scientists have discovered new secrets of a bizarre, metal-toothed worm.
Dingo DNA shows gut difference
Researchers have sequenced the genome of a pure Desert Dingo, revealing the evolutionary position of the mysterious Australian animal.
DNA ingredients drift in space
Scientists have found new evidence that life on Earth came from meteorites.
Human waste site goes live
Queensland is now home to the Southern Hemisphere’s first human-waste-to-energy plant.
Murray erosion project launched
A new project has been launched to fight riverbank erosion along the Murray River.
Beetaloo boost secured
The Commonwealth and Northern Territory governments have signed off on a funding deal to accelerate Beetaloo Basin gas production.
China coal drop forecast
Experts say China’s demand for coal imports, including from Australia, will drop significantly by 2025.
Green readiness ranked
Woodside and Santos are low on a list of energy companies ranked by low-carbon readiness.
Locals lag in green shift
A new survey suggests Australians are lagging behind in their willingness to change carbon-creating habits.
Next-gen batteries advanced
Local engineers say they are closer to developing a more sustainable, rechargeable ‘organic’ battery.
NT solar giant looms
More details have been released for a planned $30 billion solar energy project in the Northern Territory.
NSW approves catchment work
A mine expansion in NSW is set to run under a vital Sydney water catchment.
Ridges hint at Europa flows
A study of ice sheets on Greenland could help the search for water in space.