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Australia’s Ominous Climate Report: CSIRO
Environment
Thursday October 27 2016

Australia’s Ominous Climate Report: CSIRO

Australia is experiencing more extremely hot days and severe fire seasons according to the findings of a new climate report.

Deal on Cutting HFC Gases in Sight for 2016
Environment
Tuesday July 26 2016

Deal on Cutting HFC Gases in Sight for 2016

A global agreement on cutting the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) - potent greenhouse gases used in aerosols, refrigerants and air conditioning - seems within grasp, delegates...

Are LED Street Lamps Hazardous to Human Health?
Business
Wednesday June 29 2016

Are LED Street Lamps Hazardous to Human Health?

America's peak body for physicians has issued an official warning about the potential adverse health effects of LED illumination, and called for local communities to exercise greater caution when...

Construction’s Role in Keeping Our Oceans Cleaner
Green
Friday February 26 2016

Construction’s Role in Keeping Our Oceans Cleaner

Up until the 1970s, there were few controls over water quality entering marine ecosystems.

Sydney Water Fined Over Sewage Leak
Environment
Wednesday February 17 2016

Sydney Water Fined Over Sewage Leak

Sydney Water has been fined $15,000 over the discharge of five million litres of raw sewage into a south Sydney bay.

O2 Pollution to Peak After 2030: Analysts
Environment
Wednesday February 3 2016

O2 Pollution to Peak After 2030: Analysts

Australia's carbon pollution may not yet have peaked, with carbon market analysts Reputex predicting an increase in emissions beyond 2030.

Plastic to Trump Fish in Oceans: Report
Environment
Thursday January 21 2016

Plastic to Trump Fish in Oceans: Report

The world's oceans will contain more plastics than fish by 2050 as plastic, mostly packaging, enters the seas at the rate of a garbage truck-load a...

Barnaby Joyce Insists he’s in Charge of the Nations Water
Environment
Friday October 16 2015

Barnaby Joyce Insists he’s in Charge of the Nations Water

"I'm responsible if it goes wrong - the responsibility resides with me," the agriculture and water resources minister told reporters in Canberra.

Sustainability ‘IS’ a Runaway Success
Green
Wednesday September 16 2015

Sustainability ‘IS’ a Runaway Success

The Sustainability Infrastructure Consortium’s highly successful ‘IS’ rating tool is an increasingly runaway success with rapid growth over the past year and now nearly $18 billion...