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Australia's climate science at risk of falling behind global standards

Australia's climate science at risk of falling behind global standards

Australia's climate science research sector is world-class, but must improve coordination of climate science programs among research bodies and Universities, or risk falling behind global efforts in areas such as climate modelling, according to a new...

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CEFC commits $10m to help scale up IoT network

CEFC commits $10m to help scale up IoT network

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is committing up to $10 million to help scale up a new Internet of Things (IoT) network that will be focused on cutting energy use.

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New research promises to clean huge volumes of wastewater

New research promises to clean huge volumes of wastewater

Researchers from Edith Cowan University have developed a way to modify the atomic structure of iron to create a metal that can strip impurities from water in just a few minutes.

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Trucost launches Corporate Carbon Pricing Tool

Trucost launches Corporate Carbon Pricing Tool

Trucost has launched the Corporate Carbon Pricing Tool for companies, allowing them to easily assess their exposure to evolving regional carbon pricing mechanisms.

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ESG is only one of many factors that characterise responsible investment

ESG is only one of many factors that characterise responsible investment

Choosing investments based off a set of environmental, social and governance (ESG) related factors is a core part of responsible investing and also makes sense purely from a financial standpoint, but aside from this integration, a number of other factors...

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Industry stakeholders meet to address waste management facility fires

Industry stakeholders meet to address waste management facility firesLock icon

A group of waste industry stakeholders recently met for the opportunity to contribute their views and thoughts on the issue of waste management facility fires - its direct and indirect consequences for the industry, as well as what can be done collectively...

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City of Melbourne to turn cigarette butts into plastic products

City of Melbourne to turn cigarette butts into plastic productsLock icon

The City of Melbourne is tackling the issue of cigarette butts littering our streets and our waterways by running a citywide initiative to recycle millions of them into plastic industrial products. The City is one of only two councils in the country to...

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Progress in raising ethical standards in global supply chains stalls

Progress in raising ethical standards in global supply chains stalls

An international study by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) found that less than a quarter of global businesses address climate change and child labour in their supply chains, and progress in raising ethical standards in global supply chains has stalled...

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Unlocking the potential of tidal energy in Australia

Unlocking the potential of tidal energy in Australia

Australia's tidal energy resource will be mapped in unprecedented detail in a new study funded by the Turnbull government through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

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Future Focus: Electric vehicles for Australia

Future Focus: Electric vehicles for AustraliaLock icon

Ironically, the tardiness and reluctance of industry to clean up fuel in Australia may be a catalyst for more rapid change to electric vehicles. Thankfully there are a number of major initiatives bringing the future of cleaner transport within our reach....

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