Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - September, 2022
Glyphosate linked to GABA effect
A new study has linked the common weed-killer Roundup to convulsion in worms.
Metal effects on fungi checked
Metal compounds could be the answer to the growing problem of drug-resistant fungal infections.
Santos plan paused
Tiwi Islands traditional owners have won a court-ordered pause on Santos' $4.7 billion Barossa gas project.
Termites seen as climate driver
Research suggests termites may play a pivotal role in climate change.
Asteroid smack successful
Australian scientists have assisted NASA in testing the first ever asteroid redirection.
Singapore green deal coming
Singapore and Australia are expected to sign a new “green economy agreement” next month.
State set on big wind
The Queensland Government has announced plans to build Australia's largest state-owned wind farm.
World Bank boss dubbed denier
The president of the World Bank has faced calls to resign after refusing to acknowledge fossil-fuel burning is warming the planet.
ACCC eyes green claims
The competition regulator has told businesses to be prepared to back up their environmental claims.
Coal lake questioned
Environmental groups are concerned about a plan to turn the Hazelwood coal mine into a lake.
NSW plan finally signed
Water Minister Tanya Plibersek has approved the first plan for how New South Wales will share water in the Murray-Darling Basin.
Hydrogen needs highlighted
Experts say Australia has a severe lack of hydrogen skills and training capabilities.
EPA expands pollutant bill
The NSW EPA has released a climate change policy that could set new emissions targets and limits.
Hydro build backed
Australia’s first large scale hydrogen plant will be built in the Pilbara region of WA.
Origin dumps NT plan
Origin Energy is abandoning plans to frack for gas in the Northern Territory’s Beetaloo Basin.
Space diamonds studied
Australian scientists say strange diamonds from a dwarf planet could hold the key to stronger machine parts.