Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - July, 2022
Regulators want the federal government to consider intervening in the gas market.
AEMO predicts big issues
The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) says wholesale power costs hit unprecedented levels in the three months to June 30.
Wave tests successful
Trials of a wave energy generator off Tasmania have been dubbed “a huge success”.
Grim gap figures released
New data shows Australia is still failing to hit most of its Closing the Gap targets.
CSIRO sees defining trends
Australia’s top science body has laid out the seven ‘megatrends’ it thinks will define the next 20 years.
Giant omnivore uncovered
Marine scientists have discovered that whale sharks eat plants, making them the world’s largest omnivore.
Rare tree links traced
A critically endangered Australian tree is reaching across species in its ‘desperate’ attempt for survival.
Target fail foreseen
The Albanese Government’s emissions target could be wiped out by new coal and gas projects.
Disease scan expanded
The government says it will start scanning every single package from Indonesia and China for biosecurity threats including foot-and-mouth disease.
Experts eye silicon supply
Experts want to bring attention to critical silicon sustainability in solar cell production.
MCA plugs green goals
The mining industry says it is doing its part to protect the Australian environment.
'Mad cow' donor risk studied
Evidence suggests there is virtually zero risk of ‘mad cow’ from blood donation in Australia.
Carbon concern uncovered
Government documents show what happened when former energy minister Angus Taylor moved to scrap ACCUs ...
Greens aim at new works
The Greens have pledged to block any new federal funding for existing coal and gas projects.
New coating for viral shield
Australian engineers have come up with a new spray coating to shield surfaces from viruses and bacteria.