Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - January, 2023
A new study suggests many countries are underestimating methane emissions from offshore oil and gas production.
Fireworks fear measured
Experts say the temporary entertainment of fireworks has long-lasting effects on animals.
Giant ice split spotted
An iceberg the size of Hobart has broken off the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
Locals rush to flood buy-back
Thousands of people have applied for buy-backs in the wake of last year’s NSW Northern Rivers flooding catastrophe.
WA allocations slashed
West Australian water authorities are cutting future water allocations across the Murray groundwater area by 40 per cent.
Seawater split improved
Researchers have successfully split seawater to produce green hydrogen without pre-treatment.
Adani dodge exposed
India’s Adani Group is responding to allegations of “brazen stock manipulation”.
Big green plans falter
Plans for a $116 million hydrogen electrolyser factory in Queensland appear to be falling apart.
Forbidden pill still missing
Authorities are scrambling to find a potentially deadly radioactive capsule lost in the WA desert.
Offsets offered in NSW
NSW drivers are being given the option to offset CO2 emissions during annual vehicle registration.
Gas plans prompt overhaul call
The Gomeroi people in New South Wales' west want major changes after a tribunal ruled in favour of a coal seam gas project ...
WA mulls e-waste ban
Western Australia is considering banning electrical and electronic waste disposal at landfill sites.
Algae could aid hunger
Microalgae and other microscopic plant-like organisms could help feed the world's growing population.
EPBC weakness reported
Experts say federal environmental laws are failing to mitigate Australia's extinction crisis.
Floods drive cull call
Widespread flooding has prompted new calls for a carp cull in the Murray-Darling.
PFAS pulled from water
Australian experts have developed a magnetic method to clean PFAS contaminated water.